Getting to grips with obesity

Source: Farnham Herald
Date: 28-Jan-2016

AS obesity among primary school children throughout the South East continues to rise, schools across Farnham including St Polycarp’s and St Peter’s primary, paint a somewhat different picture.

According to latest statistics a third of year six children (33.2 per cent) are overweight or obese in England. Obese children are more likely to be obese as adults, which in turn increases their risk of a heart attack or stroke.

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