If increasing numbers of children are too fat; and they are; the casual factors are over eating and parking their butts for lengthy periods-the sedentary nature of modern times.
This is the astounding conclusion in the latest research study into the phenomenon of chilhood obesity.
It turns out that if a child is overweight it may have something to do with the fact that the child eats too much, and doesn't do enough exercise.
WELL, FANCY THAT. What a load of old cods wallop. As if a govt sponsored research team would be needed to discover the self-evident truth.
As their appetites for grease-burgers and computer games increase, so do their shirt sizes.
To correct this ongoing problem, A mandatory 15 minute exercise period twice per school day and sensible eating would go a long way in correcting this problem.
School canteens and tuck-shops will soon ban the sale of sugary soft drinks and junk foods.
I say, the responsibility lies with the childrens parents, not by a government ruling.