OBESITY LEVELS IN CHILDREN ARE 10 TIMES AS BAD AS 40 YEARS AGO

Obesity levels among children around the world have risen 10 fold in 4 decades.

A new study’s prompted the World Health Organisation to call for governments to limit the marketing of junk food.

Yesterday’s Budget included a 60 cent tax on fizzy drinks – but critics are unhappy that many Irish children still need to go abroad for obesity surgery.

Professor Donal O’Shea, says we’re exporting our problem.

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