Quarter of children in north Wales overweight or obese

Action is needed to cut the number of north Wales children who are overweight or obese when they start primary school, a report has warned.
More than a quarter of four and five year olds in the region are in the category.
Betsi Cadwaladr health board has drawn up a three-year plan, including helping pregnant women to manage their weight.
But a health expert said being overweight was becoming a "social norm".
Just over 28.6% of four and five year olds in the region are overweight, including 12% who are obese, according to a report to be considered by the board on Thursday.
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5 April 2018 in Health, Views: 42
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