Lifestyle Economics

New NHS Obesity Language ‘Not Helpful’


In the Media

Julian Jessop quoted in The Express

In the Media

Reem Ibrahim writes for CapX

Christopher Snowdon quoted in The Sun

IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon has been quoted in The Sun criticising NHS plans to use phrases like ‘living with obesity’ and ‘living with overweight’.

Christopher said:

“These clumsy terms are portrayed as being more sensitive and politically correct.

“Their real purpose is to portray overweight and obese people as passive victims of something they can’t do anything about. It is not helpful.”

Read the full article here or in The Daily Mail.

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