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Support families to help tackle child obesity time-bomb

GPs can play a key role in supporting families to help them tackle the time-bomb of obesity in children and young people, says NICE.

Families should be encouraged to eat healthily and be physically active by taking up activities that children enjoy such as active play and dancing, as well as reducing the amount of time spent playing computer games and watching television. More ...