You might think my headline is a bit over the top.
But that is the reality of the situation. The Green party website is filled with references of the problem with child obesity, particularly for kids in poor families.
In 2012 Kevin Hague was banging on about obesity too.
‚ÄúAs soon as it was elected the Government dumped – for irrational ideological reasons – the healthy food standards that the Green Party had managed to get implemented,‚ÄĚ said Green Party health spokesperson Kevin Hague.
“This new study, reported in the New York Times, shows that banning unhealthy food and drinks in schools reduces obesity. The Health Ministry’s nutritional guidelines released last week demonstrate the importance of healthy food to child achievement.
“The guidelines say under 18-year-olds should not be consuming energy drinks, and highlights how schools can be role models for healthy eating.¬† Read more »