Doctors want Scots pupils to get free fruit and vegetables




Doctors say every primary school pupil in Scotland should be given a free daily portion of fruit or veg in a bid to tackle the nation’s obesity crisis.
The British Medical Association (BMA) Scotland is also calling for the Scottish Government to launch a crack down on junk food promotions by placing additional restrictions on sales encouraging the buying of unhealthy food.
Ministers are currently consulting on proposed measures to restrict advertising of food and drink high in fat, sugar and salt. The most recent Scottish Health Survey found 65 per cent of adults in Scotland were... read more

 
30 January 2018 in Hot News, Views: 40
Source: Scotsman
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