Tag: childhood obesity

Controversial Study Puts Blame on Working Mums For Childhood Obesity

A study has claimed working mothers (and not dads) are responsible for childhood obesity – and mums have something to say about it. The study collated data from children born between 2000 and 2002, and came to the conclusion that the children of single mums working full-time were almost 25 per cent more likely to […]

15/03/2019 | 0 Comments More

Getting Tough on Food & Drink Industry

It may not be the only way to tackle Obesity, but it will raise much needed funds to pay for this epidemic hitting our NHS system.  More and more people are getting expensive operations such as gastric bypass off the NHS and other services being used by Obese people from the NHS that it needs […]

20/02/2013 | 2 Comments More

Georgia’s Fat Shaming Child Obesity Billboards Come Down

At the end of January 2012, Leah Segedie, a fitness blogger and founder of  Mamavation, sounded  the alarm about a childhood obesity campaign in Georgia, USA that was shaming  overweight kids. The Strong 4 Life campaign included a series of billboards,  print ads, television ads, and social media featuring overweight children. The  children talk about the […]

05/03/2012 | 11 Comments More