Royal College of Paediatrics and ChildHealth, (2015) demonstrates that in the UK spends about £6 billion a yearon the medical costs of conditions related to being overweight or obese and afurther £10 billion on diabetes, the UK spends less than £638m ayear on obesity prevention programmes Implement and evaluate a pilot duty of atleast 20%, on all sugary soft drinks.
Furthermore, to expand the requiredschool food values to all schools and education settings, to make personal,social, and health education a legislative subject in all schools in Englandwith schools focussing on the importance of both physical activity andnutrition. In addition, Royal College ofPaediatrics and Child Health, (2015) introduces a ban on advertising offoods high in saturated fats, sugar and salt before 9pm. Also, Clinicians playa key role in the prevention of obesity, therefore, there are over 2.5millionoutpatient and 2.2 million inpatient visits by children and young people to theNHS and clinicians need to make every contact count through assessment, basiclifestyle advice and referral. RoyalCollege of Paediatrics and Child Health, (2015) the social determinates ofhealth of children health who are obesity frequency is suggestively developedin urban areas than rural areas; however, children of all ages are twice aslikely to be obese in the most deprived areas as in the least deprived areas. According, to Government UK (2017) childhood obesity plan for action stated the currentissues health with the childhood obesity in UK is that more children around theage of 2 to 15 years old are currently overweight or obese, which shows thatroughly third of the children.
Children who are obese or overweight are morelikely to develop diabetes type 2, get physical health conditions like heartdisease and other psychological problems like depression and low self-esteem bystigma. Government UK (2017) expressthe issues of health for children living in low income backgrounds and living inmost deprived areas and are becoming poorer. Goisis el al. (2015) identifies children who areoverweight or obese are greater risk of negative economic and socialconsequences, socioeconomics differences between the access resources and thelack of knowledge and educational barriers by poorer families who mightpractice unhealthily behaviours, environment risk factors reduce incomeinequalities. Moreover, children who don’t get involved inphysical activities due to living areas with no playground where children canuse bikes or green space for walking around for fresh air or swings and slides,Goisis el al. (2015) argues that dueto the lack of active activities children are then more likely or at risk ofbeing overweight or obese this is case children will be at home spending theirtime by the TV and using PC, children in low economic states are less likelyeating breakfast daily or have fruits and vegetables during meal time or assnack.