Health: Obesity

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:15 am on 29th November 2007.

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Photo of Baroness Tonge Baroness Tonge Spokesperson in the Lords, Health 11:15 am, 29th November 2007

My Lords, does the Minister agree that people have always loved to eat junk food, whether it was bread and dripping and iced buns in my day or, nowadays, the dreaded burger? Does she also agree that people who are overweight and heavy but very fit are not necessarily obese?