Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs

Tackling Childhood Obesity: Discussion (Resumed)

9:30 am

Dr. Cliodhna Foley-Nolan:

It is really important to emphasise that children who are overweight have less energy and they are not picked as often for teams. We have that cohort already. One in four children will find this more difficult and we need to work around that. They are already disadvantaged and much less likely to-----