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Obesity: Have 20 years of policies had any effect? – BBC News

There’s been two decades of efforts to tackle obesity. Has anything worked?



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The prime minister has launched a new policy on obesity in England.
This will not be the first attempt to tackle the problem – at least a dozen policies or white papers have been announced on the topic since 1997.
So, have 20 years of targets and policies had an impact?
Obesity reduction targets
In 2008, a wide-ranging report on obesity aimed to improve diets, increase exercise and form personalised help for tackling the problem.
It also introduced two key t…

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