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9 dumbfounded tweets in response to the childhood obesity plan

The Government’s Childhood Obesity Plan had stoked controversy even before it was released after being persistently delayed.

Originally slated for publication in December 2015, the plan was eventually put online on 1 August 2016 to the immediate derision from seemingly the whole health sector.

Doctors, charities, researchers and a range of other health campaigners have viewed their dismay over a plan that has been branded with a host of negative reaction from ‘disappointing’ and ‘frustrating’ to ‘RUBBISH’.

Jamie Oliver
Official Jamie Oliver: Proud Dad & Chef

Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK pioneers life-saving research to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

Dr Zoe Harcombe, PhD
PhD (nutrition/public health/dietary guidelines), author, researcher, blogger, speaker. Eat real food!

Sarah Wollaston MP
MP for Totnes, Brixham, Paignton, South Hams & a wonderful bit of Dartmoor. Formerly a doctor & teacher

Trisha Greenhalgh
Doctor, academic, Europhile. Featured lecture:

Food Revolution
JamieOliver’s #FoodRevolution is an ongoing, global campaign to provoke debate & inspire positive change in the way we access, consume & understand food.

Chris Askew
Chief Executive at Diabetes UK

Emma Boyland
Lecturer in appetite & obesity at the University of Liverpool. Research effects of food marketing on children’s diets.

Action On Sugar
A group of specialists concerned with sugar and its effects on health

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