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COVID-19 has shown that it’s not just kids at risk from obesity

Data shows it is people in their 50s and 60s who are most likely to be overweight, with around seven in ten people in this age group classified as either overweight or obese.

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Our Associate Director for Healthy Ageing, Alison Giles, says the COVID-19 pandemic has given the jolt we need to tackle this crisis but the over 50s should not be left behind in government policy.

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