Leeds – the first UK city to lower its childhood obesity rates

Phil Royal writes: the Guardian recently reported great news from Leeds where child obesity rates have been falling over the past few years.  It could be as a result of a programme called Henry that the city introduced as the core of its obesity strategy in 2009, focusing particularly on the youngest children and poorest families. Henry (Health, Exercise, Nutrition for the Really Young) supports parents in setting boundaries for their children and taking a firm stance on issues from healthy eating to bedtimes.

Read more here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/01/leeds-becomes-first-uk-city-to-lower-its-childhood-obesity-rate

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