Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Action
Childhood obesity is one of the biggest health problems this country faces. Nearly a quarter of children in England are obese or overweight by the time they start primary school aged five, and this rises to one third by the time they leave aged 11. Our childhood obesity rates mean that the UK is now ranked among the worst in Western Europe.
The government have recently published an update to the Childhood Obesity plan set out in 2016. The full version of this can be found below: