A VARIETY of options exist within the island’s obesity strategy to tackle the problem, the Health and Social Services Department has said.
RESEARCHERS behind a pilot scheme that will see school children being weighed and measured have sought to allay some parents’ fears.
OBESITY continues to be a major health threat to islanders.
NEW research has delayed the final draft of the obesity strategy.
GUERNSEY isn’t walking. The man who led the UK Government’s anti-obesity programme was stunned by how few pedestrians he saw in the island yesterday.
DEBATE on tackling obesity has begun and already there are concerns about how the strategy will be funded.
OBESITY is the island's next major health issue. Director of public health Dr David Jeffs said it had replaced smoking as the biggest cause of preventable death.
CHANGES in society have led to an increase in obesity.
PEOPLE in Guernsey are healthier and happier than five years ago, but putting on weight.
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