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Innovation is needed to tackle the dangers of child obesity

Whilst the UK government talks about “lights at the end of the Corona tunnel” and we are all more hopeful, we are facing another pandemic: obesity.

It is a major impediment to personal growth and economic development, placing a heavy burden on the sustainability of our health systems.

Obesity is caused by complex interactions among many factors, including but by no means limited to, lifestyle choices.. Many genes are associated with obesity, and scientists are unclear on how to piece that puzzle together.

Such complexity can only be addressed by inclusive, integrated, multi-factorial initiatives. So what to do?

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Edna Kissman
Edna Kissman