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Sky News Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study 2010

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Julia Manning, Chief Executive, 2020health discusses the news that the UK is 12th out of 19 other developed countries in the "Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study 2010".

Julia highlights that when so many people are making poor choices about their diet and lifestyle, the government has a duty of care to intervene and introduce legislation which will make it easier for people to live a healthier life. For instance, there should be clearer labeling of the nutritious contents of food and health and nutrition education in schools need to be improved to ensure early intervention.