What is health?


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Radical dietician Lucy Aphramor joins Tally, Zanna and Vicky to discuss her views on why health can be about much more than just our weight or BMI, and why social factors could also play a part. Public Health England figures show 63% of adults in England were classified as overweight or obese in 2015, and the Royal College of Physicians has called for obesity to urgently be recognised as a disease. To find out more - including a BMI calculator - head to the NHS website here: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-weight/bmi-calculator/

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