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Britain's Fat Fight

Updated Wednesday 18th January 2017

Find out more about how to improve your health and that of your family.

With Britain now the most obese country in western Europe, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall in his TV series Britain’s Fat Fight is on a mission: asking food producers, restaurants and the government to confront the crisis. Two-thirds of us are already overweight and there's no doubt that our poor diet and lack of exercise is slowly killing us, as well as crippling the NHS. After smoking, obesity is the next biggest cause of premature death in the UK. 

The series has been produced in partnership with The Open University and here on OpenLearn we have got lots of articles and free courses so you can learn more about obesity, diet and exercise and how you can improve your health and that of your family: 






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