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Childhood Obesity

Obesity is slowing killing our children. Over a third of infants in the US are obese by the age of two. It’s the worst possible start for your children’s physical and cognitive development – and puts them at dramatically greater risk from everything from diabetes to cancer in adulthood. This guide gives you everything you need to know to give your children the best possible chance in life in the face of growing obesity levels.

Who is to blame for childhood obesity? 

Are parents solely responsible for obese children? Should it be considered ‘child abuse’ if your child is overweight and you don’t act to change their life course and save them from harm? Do parents need to know the fundamentals of healthy eating? U.P. CEO and founder Nick Mitchell addresses the tough questions nobody wants to answer…

What should parents do to stop obesity in its tracks?

When a third of children in the UK are leaving primary school obese or overweight, what can parents do? U.P. CEO and founder argues that it needs to start with parents taking a harder line and making tougher choices about food, exercise and lifestyle to stop the dangerous slide toward obesity.

What can low-obesity countries teach us?

“There are societies where you don’t see obese people, and you have to ask ‘why?’” says U.P. CEO and founder Nick Mitchell.

Does the answer lie in more paternalistic government? What do schools need to be doing when children are obese? Nick addresses the issue head-on…

Why the ‘fat acceptance’ movement harms not helps our children

You cannot be ‘healthy at any size’ argues U.P. CEO Nick Mitchell. He believes the ‘fat acceptance’ movement is in danger of normalising a grave illness that harms our children’s health and well-being in every conceivable way.

Nick believes we need to stop shying away from the problem of obesity – instead have hard but honest and compassionate conversations that are needed to help change a child’s life over the long-term.

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