Posts tagged “UK Health Forum”

Report Predicts “Millions” of Obesity Cases Would Be Prevented with a Sugar Tax

February 19th, 2016
Report Predicts “Millions” of Obesity Cases Would Be Prevented with a Sugar Tax

A report has predicted that a 20 percent sugar tax on drinks in Britain would prevent 3.7 million people from becoming obese over the next 10 years. The report comes as the government prepares an obesity strategy, due in the coming weeks. The UK Health Forum worked with Cancer Research UK to calculate the expected […]

UK Report Predicts Link Between Rise in Cancer Cases and Obesity

January 7th, 2016
UK Report Predicts Link Between Rise in Cancer Cases and Obesity

A UK report has predicted that extra cases of cancer may be linked to increasing levels of unhealthy weights and obesity within the next 20 years. Experts say that nearly three out of four adults are likely to be obese or overweight in 2035 if the current trends continue. The report comes from the Cancer […]

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