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Obese children likely to ‘die earlier than healthy peers’: study

A new study says four in five obese school children are likely to be dangerously overweight for life, resulting in them losing 10-20 years of their life.  A report by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) claims that child health is suffering at the hands of a disjointed approach from central Government. It calls for an end to the advertising of unhealthy foods on television before the watershed. The RCPCH is most concerned about the “deepening public health cuts which have worsened in the last…