The research reveals both positive and negative changes in the eating habits of teenagers during lockdown.
The British are far fatter than any other nation in Europe bar the Maltese so there needs to be a debate about how to tackle soaring rates of obesity which cost the country dearly, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday. Johnson, who said at
Researchers found no link between full-fat dairy consumption and weight gain, high cholesterol or high blood pressure in children.
Smoking and drinking alcohol have also been found to impact the health of unborn children.
Experts are now calling on healthcare professionals to routinely measure the waists of their patients.