Susan O'Keeffe: Obesity is an epidemic

Susan O'Keeffe: Obesity is an epidemic
'Food now has fashion status.' Pic: Pixabay

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

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.

Cafés, supermarkets, convenience stores all rely on people in a hurry to sell grab bag type food. Get home, flop in front of...

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