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Health problems facing the UK

Health problems facing the UK
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Key Info
  • Health problems facing the UK
  • Duration: 02:04
  • A case study shows an 18 year old who has a poor diet, high in saturated fat. He claims that his low income means he cannot afford to buy healthier food and he does not know how to cook a variety of foods. He takes little exercise, and again claims that he cannot afford to take part in sport because of facility fees and transport costs.
  • Subject:

    Citizenship and Modern Studies

       Topic:

    Rights: Human Legal Consumer

  • Keywords: obesity, lifestyle choices, diet, health, food, heart disease, exercise, money, income, modern studies, inequalities
Ideas for use in class
  • This could lead to a discussion of what impact money has on lifestyle choices.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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