Ending junk food adverts online would remove 88 skips full of doughnuts from children's diets every week

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To reduce obesity we need urgent action in 10 areas

Reducing obesity should be a Government priority

Protect children from junk food marketing everywhere

Expand the soft drinks industry levy

An ambitious reformulation programme

Create healthier retail environments

Mandatory clear labelling on food and drinks

All schools and early years settings to be healthy environments

Sustainable funding for public health

Healthy hospital food

Evidence-based training for health and social care professionals

The Obesity Health Alliance is a coalition of over 40 organisations who have joined together to reduce obesity.


Almost 1 in 5 children are overweight or obese when they start primary school. This rises to 1 in 3 by the time they leave primary school

Based on current trends, half of all children will be obese or overweight by 2020

Almost 2/3 adults in England live with overweight or obesity. At a population level this increases the risk of a range of diseases.