Government ‘will miss 2030 target to halve childhood obesity’

There is a lack of evidence that schemes including the Soft Drinks Industry Levy and reducing calories in food will work to improve childhood obesity, a new report by the National Audit Office states.

It also criticises ministers and Public Health England (PHE) for “not understanding” the impact deprivation has on obesity levels, particularly among different ethnic groups.

Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People Now

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