GP’s stark Easter Egg message

Ration the number of chocolate eggs you give to your children and help bar obesity and tooth decay from becoming even bigger problems.

That’s the message from Oldham GP and national health campaigner Dr Zahid Chauhan, after figures showed that chocoholic UK children are consuming the equivalent of a WEEK’s worth of calories over Easter.

Eating 80 million Easter eggs each year, Britain is ranked fourth in the world for munching chocolate and Dr Chauhan is concerned at the impact this is having on worrying heart disease and diabetes rates in Oldham.

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