One in 10 Primary one pupils ‘overweight or obese’, BBC News

12 October, 2016
Categories: Media News, News

More than one in 10 children in Scotland have started primary school overweight or obese since 2005, a study by Cancer Research UK shows.

It said almost 83,000 four to five-year-olds entered P1 carrying excess weight between 2005-2006 and 2014-2015.

The charity warned obesity could become a “crippling burden on society and the NHS” if action was not taken. Full article