A minute amount of money is being used to combat childhood obesity, despite it being a top health priority, according to new figures released Monday.

The disclosure is fuelling fears of an impending obesity crisis within a generation.

For less than one per cent of local council public health budgets is being allocated towards treating children.

Reported by The Independent. You can read the full story here. 

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