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Obesity strategy, Physiotherapy, Essay mills

The government wants food manufacturers to voluntarily cut sugar by 20 per cent in children's food and drinks - will it work? And how to Hygge, the Danish secret of happiness.

The Government has been criticised for their updated obesity strategy which includes a voluntary target for manufacturers to cut sugar in children's food and drink by 20%. We ask whether a voluntary target can work and how it could affect the food on our supermarket shelves.

The agency which monitors standards in higher education say that so-called 'essay mills' are rife and blatant in offering paid-for plagiarism to students. They tell You & Yours what measures they recommend to combat this 'scourge' on education, should these companies be criminalised?

The Danes think that they've got happiness covered with their concept of Hygge. It roughly translates to cosiness, but it's much more than that and with half a dozen books about to be released on the subject it's about to become our next well-being craze. Helen Russell, the self-titled 'Queen of Hygge', tells us how to do it.

And private physiotherapists say that health insurers are pushing down their prices and restricting patient choice of who can provide their care.

Presenter: Winifred Robinson
Producer: Rebecca Maxted.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Child Obesity Strategy

    Will a voluntary scheme to cut sugar in processed food work?

    Duration: 05:45

  • Essay Mills

    How to clamp down on 'industrial scale' plagiarism

    Duration: 06:00

  • Historic Parking Charges

    What should you do if you receive a parking charge that dates back four years?

    Duration: 07:36

  • Hygge

    The Danish secret of happiness is coming to the UK

    Duration: 05:23

  • Sprinklers

    Proposed changes on how schools are built could undermine efforts to reduce fire risks

    Duration: 05:43

  • Physiotherapist Squeeze

    Private physiotherapists say health insurers are restricting patient choice

    Duration: 07:32

  • Physiotherapist Squeeze

    Private physiotherapists say health insurers are restricting patient choice

    Duration: 07:32

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