primary schools in the United Kingdom should starting informing parents if their children are overweight. What’s worse? Being chubby or getting a D in chemistry. While you mull that over, check out the report:More proof that the global obesity epidemic is on everybody’s mind. Reuters reports that
Information on four and 11-year-olds has already been gathered as part of the department's weighing and measuring program begun last summer…
… The committee called for a multi-pronged approach to tackling obesity, which would include the government departments of Health, Education and Skills, and Culture, Media and Sport.
Families would be persuaded to change their behavior and encouraged to adopt healthy eating and to take up sports and activities.