Dr Hilary: 'We've got to do something' about obesity

Doctors say we need to take immediate action to end the UK's reputation as the fat man of Europe.

Daybreak's Health Editor Dr Hilary said that obesity had increased "dramatically" in the last ten years.

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges says not enough is being done to keep the nation healthy.

They feel fizzy drinks and fatty foods should be treated in the same way as tobacco.

Read: 'Tax soft drinks' urge Britain's doctors

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Doctors demand a soft drink tax

Nearly all Britain's doctors want an increase in the price of fizzy drinks of around 20% to help tackle obesity. The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges is also calling for a crackdown in fast food restaurants close to schools.