Dr Nitin Shori By Medical Director Published:

Obesity in Britain has trebled since the 1980s – so what is fuelling it and how can we help the next generation?

More than half of the nation could be obese by 2050 and according to official statistics about one in six under 16s are already showing signs.

A report in the International Journal of Obesity found that for children, parents and their peers both play a role.

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