'Ban food on trains to help obese kids lose weight' says top UK doctor

'Ban food on trains to help obese kids lose weight' says top UK doctor | @NickdMiller

11.10.2019

'Ban food on trains to help obese kids lose weight' says top UK doctor | NickdMiller

The idea was welcomed as a necessary move to stop spreading waistlines in primary schools - but also criticised as silly, patronising nanny-stateism.

The idea has been hailed as a brave idea to help tackle the spread of childhood obesity – but also criticised as a nanny-state overreaction.

She said more exercise would not solve the problem – so governments needed to intervene by restricting the available of junk foods and making them more expensive.

The figures are comparable to Australia, where according to the latest official figures a quarter of 8-11 year olds are overweight or obese: 20 per cent of girls and 28 per cent of boys. Here too, prevalence of obesity has risen significantly since the 1990s.

But the proposal that caught the most attention was to “prohibit eating and drinking on urban public transport, except fresh water, breastfeeding and for medical conditions”.

Read more: The Sydney Morning Herald

NickdMiller Ban free thought so people only do what politicians, companies and academics think we should do. NickdMiller What about those that aspire to be sumo wrestlers? Is anyone taking them into consideration? NickdMiller I say BAN TRAINS ! NickdMiller How about get the kids outside and not sitting in front of computer games .....

NickdMiller Read: 'I don't like people eating on trains'. It's truly ridiculous to link the two. To tackle obesity, parents need to stop feeding their kids easy ready meals, processed foods and take aways, and spend 20 minutes less on facebook and instead prepare a real nutritious meal. NickdMiller Doctor doesn't understand why kids est more calories than their body uses

NickdMiller whats next, ban the trains so that they can walk instead? think its better to introduce a subject at school about life, health and well being. education101 auspol2019 NickdMiller Ban kids on trains to help obese kids lose weight. NickdMiller personal choice is going out the window bc lefties care too much!

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'Ban food on trains to help obese kids lose weight' says top UK doctorThe idea was welcomed as a necessary move to stop spreading waistlines in primary schools - but also criticised as silly, patronising nanny-stateism. Can we have a heads up on when breathing is going to be banned? Huh? I support that. No food in trains in Singapore and guess what, they're much cleaner

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