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War On Fat: Daily Mail Says Welsh People Are Putting Chips In Milk Bottles

by | 12th, June 2011

DID you know that a six your old had stroke brought on by the obesity epidemic fuelled by parents feeding children pureed junk food “. (And that’s not the best quote read on for the best Quote Of The Year).

The busy “Daily Mail Reporter” has facts :

An epidemic of obesity is leading to babies being treated in hospital for weight problems – and children as young as six are suffering strokes.

And:

Some parents encourage children to eat junk food, seeing a family excursion to a pizza parlour or hamburger restaurant as a treat.

A hamburger is treat? Well, yes. That’s good isn’t it?

And what about that six-year-old stroke victim fed pureed junk food?

We hear from Paul Sacher, who works for MEND, a charity which educates parents on nutrition “. MEND? Anorak has a pretty firm policy on this sort of thing. Any organisation whose acronym spells a word linked to their ambitions is best treated with massive skepticism or avoided totally. The impression is that the message is all. You, of course, what to know what MEND stands for? It stands for :

Mind, Exercise, Nutrition… Do it!

MENDI! As you know (checks Wikipedia), Mendi is a province in Papua New Guinea, where everyone is rumoured to be anorexic and happy to the point of delirium.

The Mail adds:

Paul Sacher…was the child health consultant for Jamie Oliver’s Return to Jamie’s School Dinners.

Indeed, readers. As you gnaw on that chunk of carpet and then your fist, think of the calories you are burning. Say the over-qualified Sacher:

“I see children all the time who are being given a lolly, a chocolate bar or packet of crisps. I see mums pouring fizzy pop into their baby’s bottles and in parts of Wales they put chips in milk in bottles.”

Chips. In milk bottles! Blimey! Chips IN milk bottles? And you know

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