How do you think the current obesity crisis should be handled?

People could be rewarded with cash or shopping vouchers if they lose weight under new plans backed by the NHS to tackle the obesity crisis.

In a recent report, by the Health Secretary, the following options were outlined:

  • Employers to offer workers incentives to lose weight, including shopping vouchers, cash or prizes.
  • NHS staff will also be urged to “set a national example” with healthier lifestyles.
  • Local authorities should take tougher action on fast-food and alcohol outlets to improve the health of their populations.

How do you think the obesity crisis should be handled?

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