WALKING WORKS NEWS
Our society is making us obeseA new government report shows that if we improve the walkability of our streets we can also tackle obesity.
According to the report over half of the adult population will be obese by 2050 if we dont do something about it now.
Some of the problems highlighted are motorised transport and inactive lifestyles. It is clear that if we make our environment more walking friendly we can also help to tackle some of the causes of obesity.
The Walking Works Campaign can help to do this by:
A summary of the report, published by the government's science advisers Foresight, is available at:http://www.foresight.gov.uk/Obesity/obesity_final/20.pdf
Published Wednesday 17 October 2007