Thursday, June 27, 2013
Ban Unhealthy Foods In Hospitals To Fight Obesity
Posted by Neill Abayon
Experts are working to ban unhealthy foods and drinks, such as crisps, chocolates, and sodas, in hospitals, as an effort to fight obesity, according to a new report.
The motion was put forward at the British Medical Association Conference and will be put into effect if it gains backing from health professionals.
The motion was put forward by a cardiologist named Dr. Aseem Malhotra at the BMA Conference in a bid to prevent hospital patients from being offered junk food.
The cardiologist believes that by doing so, it is a way of starting to get the medical profession's own "house in order" in an attempt to stem the increasing issue of obesity amongst the UK population.
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