Speaking to The Guardian the academy's Chairman, Professor Terence Stephenson, said the report:
Does say we need together to do more, starting right now, before the problem becomes worse and the NHS can no longer cope.
Chef, Jamie Oliver added the report was:
The clearest warning sign yet that the medical profession is deeply concerned about obesity. We need action now to educate children and families on how to choose the right food to give them the best life chances.
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