Low-calorie pizza and burgers won’t fix our child obesity crisis

2017-09-25 04:00:04

Delia Truta/EyeEm/Getty Officials charged with keeping the nation in good shape have said they want to cut calories in pizzas, burgers and ready meals to help tackle child obesity in England. The food industry welcomed the guidance, from Public Health England (PHE), possibly because it can make more money from selling smaller portions with fewer calories. But the response from scientists and consumer groups has been lukewarm. Why act now? There is a growing call for regulation,