Do you have one or more of these 4 million UK children in your family or classroom?

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Extract from an article in the Guardian on 5/9/18 with the title, 'Four million UK children too poor to have a healthy diet, study finds':      

Almost 4 million children in the UK live in households that would struggle to afford to buy enough fruit, vegetables, fish and other healthy foods to meet the official nutrition guidelines, a groundbreaking food poverty study reveals.

The research, by the Food Foundation thinktank, says the diminishing ability of low-income families to pay for healthy food is consigning the least well-off to a greater risk of diet related illness, such as obesity and diabetes, as well as widening health inequalities across society.

Read more of this article here

Food Foundation report here

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