Posts tagged “Clinical obesity”

MP Tom Watson urges McDonald’s to scrap popular Monopoly campaign

March 19th, 2019
MP Tom Watson urges McDonald’s to scrap popular Monopoly campaign

Labour MP, Tom Watson, has urged fast food giant, McDonald’s to scrap its hugely popular Monopoly campaign. The campaign, which provides customers with stickers from the Monopoly board in exchange for prizes and freebies, is an annual competition, which has proven a massive hit since its inception. Customers are encouraged to collect different sets of […]

Doctors call for sugar tax to tackle obesity crisis

July 15th, 2015
Doctors call for sugar tax to tackle obesity crisis

The British Medical Association has called for a 20% sugar tax to help combat the obesity crisis facing the UK. The BMA estimates that around 70,000 deaths occur prematurely each year due to poor diet and introducing a sugar tax could help to save thousands of lives. The organisation has also called for healthy foods, […]

Wight loss made easier for teenagers

March 9th, 2011
Wight loss made easier for teenagers

Anew study reported in the ‘Journal of Clinical Obesity’ has found that surgery can of great help to severely obese teens who are trying to shed the pounds. It is bariatic surgery that this claim is based on, what is a multitude of surgical procedures that are done to limit the amount of food a […]

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