Four reasons the UK government’s obesity strategy may not work for everyone

One of the government’s strategies is to promote increased physical activity. Kletr/ Shutterstock COVID-19 has affected a disproportionate number of people with obesity in the UK. As such, the government has seen the pandemic as a “wake-up call” to the health risks of living with obesity. They have recently announced a long overdue strategy to […]

What is obesity and how is it measured?

Getty Images/iStockphoto On Monday 27 July, the Department of Health and Social Care published details of the government’s new obesity strategy to help improve the health of the nation amid the coronavirus pandemic. The government said it had introduced new measures...