Obese at 5 years old; What hope to work until 70?

This week Marks and Spencer have announced the launch of “plus size” school uniforms for overweight or obese primary school children [1]. The retailer says it has taken this step to meet the demands of some parents. The plus size uniforms cater for ages three to six, and will be sold on-line on a trial basis [2]. On one level this is a little shocking, but one can understand the retailer wanting to cater for children who have had difficulties buying appropriately sized school clothes.

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