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Obesity and coronavirus

This report explores what the data tells us about obesity, the current policy landscape and the likely effectiveness of policies announced to date in the government’s obesity strategy.

It draws on desk research and data analysis, as well as a nationally representative survey from Opinium, commissioned as part of this study. It finds that the government's appeal to Britons to slim down in response to Covid-19 has not helped most people living with obesity to lose weight. More….