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'Overweight' now seen as 'normal'

27 March 2014 Last updated at 13:36 GMT

Being overweight has become the new normal in England, Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies has said in her annual report.

She also expressed concern over the fact that half of men, a third of women and over three quarters of parents do not recognise weight problems.

Dominic Hughes reports.

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