British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he got too fat before he was hospitalized with the coronavirus back in April.
Johnson now says he's been focusing on his diet and health since recovering from the virus.
He says he's lost more than one stone (14 lbs) since hisw illness and he's making healthier choices every day.
The PM talked about his lifelong battle with weight adding, "And the other thing is that if you can get your weight down a bit and protect your health, you'll also be protecting the NHS."
According to The Telegraph:
The new obesity strategy launched on Monday sees an end to confectionery displays at store checkouts and a ban on adverts for foods high in fat, sugar and salt on TV before 9pm.
Deals such as 'buy one get one free' on unhealthy foods will also be banned, while alcoholic drinks could soon have to list their calorie content.
A new campaign to help people lose weight, get active and eat better after Covid-19 is also being pushed out as a "wake-up call" to the nation.
According to government data, two-thirds of UK adults are above a healthy weight and one in three children aged 10 to 11 are overweight or obese.
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