Obesity in the Uk Speech

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Obesity in the UK

Introduction

Ladies and gentlemen!
Welcome. First of all I would like to thank all of you for coming here tonight. It is a great pleasure for me to be here today and present this speech to you. We are gathered here today to talk about obesity in the United Kingdom, and our agenda for today is as following:

Today I will be developing three main points

- Outline of the situation
- Children’s attitudes to catering
- Put forward to some ideas

In the first part I will make an outline of the situation in the United Kingdom. Secondly I will talk about children’s attitudes to catering. Finally I will present some ideas. At last I will make a conclusion, and answer any questions regarding any particular subject.

Outline of the situation

It is tremendously important to put a focus on obesity because it’s an increasing problem. If we don’t take action soon, more than half of the British people will be obese by 2050. Already a third of men will be officially obese in four years’ time if current trends continue. But just being obese isn’t the only problem we are facing; being obese also increases the risk of heart diseases, Type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer. Researches show that obesity-related diseases can shorten the life significantly. Therefore we have to take action to end all the implications and consequences included. In my opinion it is never to late to start making a difference, so let us start now.

Children’s attitudes to catering

The reason why children’s eating habits is becoming unhealthier is, in my opinion, because they do not have a choice. If we take a look on Britain’s top attractions, they do not offer any healthy food options for children. The children’s menus are filled with nothing but unhealthy food, and artificial sugary drinks. It is only a small number of family-orientated attractions where…...

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