READER REPORT:

Show the ugly side of obesity

BASIL WAY
Last updated 14:30 18/06/2014
DONUT
JUNK FOOD: "I tend to see lot of very large women around these days with trolleys full of cakes, biscuits, lollies and soft drinks."

Related Links

Don't ban smoking, ban obesity Three ways to fight obesity

Relevant offers

Fighting fat in New Zealand

Ten ways to eat better More gym, less junk at schools Getting kids off their butts Fat shaming is bullying Your home can be your gym What obesity looked like 60 years ago Show the ugly side of obesity Three ways to fight obesity Time to subsidise exercise Make food a family affair

How can New Zealand stop rising obesity rates? We asked our readers to share their ideas. Basil Way says we need to be graphic on fat.

We need to start putting pictures up like we do with smokes.

Big supermarkets with big specials promote massive amounts of junk food.

I tend to see lot of very large people around these days with trolleys full of cakes, biscuits, lollies and soft drinks.

Then we have so many TV channels to sit and watch whilst we eat it all.

A campaign needs to start showing people the ugly side of obesity.

People have become very lazy.

Do you think a campaign against obesity, along the lines of graphic pictures used to stun smokers, would work? Let us know your thoughts by hitting the green button below.


View all contributions
Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content