Fat or just passively obese?

Fat or just passively obese? Jamie Oliver, since parting company with Sainsbury’s, has moved on from being the healthy school meals enthusiast to a wider stage according to a report in the Observer this weekend.

Along with nutrition and health experts he is trying to get the UN to take obesity more seriously.

He says “Pre-packed convenience food is seen as a symbol of being modern in developing countries but the problems it causes are long-term and costly”. It is particularl … Read More

via Mike the Psych’s Blog with permission


8 thoughts on “Fat or just passively obese?

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