Tag Archives: Childhood obesity

40 PER CENT INCREASE IN TYPE 2 DIABETES IN CHILDREN

Too many children look like this because they eat too many of this type of product and drink too much sugary drinks. Burgers and chips need to be treats and not part of a staple diet The number of children … Continue reading

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Sugar and Salt the New Nicotine!

We need to make a massive improvement to the diets of everyone but especially children if we are to stop what can only be described as the obesity tsunami facing our Country Regular readers of this blog might feel that … Continue reading

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Is Liverpool 1 putting profits before Children’s Health?

Too many of our children look like this because they eating and drinking things like this. Liverpool 1 must say no to Coca-Cola Last Wednesday I wrote to Liverpool One in two ways to try and ascertain whether or not … Continue reading

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No the Sugar Tax won’t solve the obesity problem

This is the fourth blog I have done about obesity this year so you might think I am obsessed. You would be right. As the saying goes ‘obesity is the new tobacco’. Obesity is a killer either directly or by … Continue reading

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Repeat Call to stop the Coca-Cola Van coming to Liverpool

Sugary drinks like coke are a  major cause of childhood obesity I have repeated a call made in the summer that Liverpool should not host the Coca Cola Van as it is currently intending to do in November in Williamson … Continue reading

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Ban the Van call to tackle Childhood Obesity in Liverpool

This is how Coca-Cola promoted its fizzy sugary drinks last year Today the Government has produced a childhood obesity strategy which is not a strategy or even a wish list of things that can be done. It can best be … Continue reading

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More powers needed for councils to tackle childhood obesity

Part of the kitchen we need to keep our children way from!! This is the speech I have made today as the spokesperson at the LGA for Public Health. Child Obesity is a real problem for Liverpool as it is … Continue reading

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