Queensland’s Chief Health Officer calls for a ban on fruit juice and soft drinks

 In Australia, NewZealand
Queensland parents should ban their children from soft drinks and nfruit juices in an attempt to reverse the alarming rise in childhood nobesity, according to Queensland Chief Health Officer, Jeannette Young nin an announcement today.

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The announcement comes at the release of the fourth report of the Chief Health Officer, The health of Queenslanders 2012: Advancing good health.n  According to the report, one in five Queensland children is now noverweight and a further one in ten is obese, making a total of 27 per ncent of children, or about 200,000, overweight or obese. Australian Food News – Read More.

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