By Richard EvansHead of PepsiCo UK
Offer any health-conscious person a mountain of crisps for supper and their reaction would be one of horror.
However, many families are unwittingly sitting down to meals with more salt in them than 11 bags of ready salted crisps.
UK: Fashion’s next big thing: As waistlines grow, sales of women’s clothes size 18 or larger are booming
The market for large sizes in women’s clothes is booming as obesity levels soar, bringing radical changes to average body shapes.
The demand is so huge that one in four of all women’s fashions sold this year will be a plus size – counted as 18 and over.
Retail analysts Verdict suggest the market for large sizes, particularly for clothes aimed at young women and teenagers, is the fastest-growing on the high street.
Radiation in milk and spinach has been found to exceed safe levels near the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
England’s NHS has become one of the world’s most popular destinations for “health tourists” in just over a decade.
Life expectancy in the UK is on the rise, along with the rest of Europe, despite fears over the impact of obesity, a population expert has said.
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