The Chief Medical Officer for Wales is warning that action is needed to prevent obesity reaching 'epidemic proportions' here.
She is encouraging the public to take part in a Welsh Government consultation about whether or not fizzy drinks and food portions should be regulated in an effort to tackle the issue.
You can read more about the consultation and have your say on whether legislation would help reduce obesity rates by visiting the Welsh Government website.
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