Data from a Government programme designed to map out how weight is changing in primary school children has found one third of 10-11-year-olds are overweight or obese.
- Health problems linked to obesity already cost the NHS more than £5bn every year.
- Chair of the Health Select Committee, Dr Sarah Wollaston also called for schools to teach more cooking skills so children are not reliant on calorific fast foods later in life.
- All pupils should feel confident on a bike before they leave school so they can later cycle to work.
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