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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 are overweight or obese. The nature of obesity is such that it prematurely doubles the risk of dying.