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GPs set for enhanced service to refer patients for exercise and diet classes


Agree with all of above, these schemes never work. The epidemic of obesity needs a broad non-medical approach. 3 measure that would make a difference: 1) 100% tax on all take away food-yes some takeaway outlets will go out of business-good there are too many. 2) 100% tax on all sweets/biscuits/cakes/ chocolates and make all shops hide them in cabinets like they do have to do with cigarettes. 3) Double the price of petrol/diesel. Yes food and goods prices will go up-good people will eat less and buy less crap they don't need. They will also drive less and buy less cars. A winner all around. If all of above implemented I guarantee the average waistline in this country will reduce dramatically.

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09 Jun 2016

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