Friday February 28, 2020

Susan O'Keeffe: Obesity is an epidemic

We can't be surprised by the latest shocking figures from the Department of Health

26th October, 2017
'Food now has fashion status.' Pic: Pixabay

We are an island surrounded – by food! All day, each night, there is no escape from the relentless display of food. Buy petrol, go to the movies, get on a bus – it no longer matters where you are; there is no escape. Food is either for sale or being advertised and glorified.

Then, we can’t be surprised by the latest shocking figures for obesity in Ireland. We can’t continue to pretend we haven’t...

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