The issue of childhood obesity resonates with me because I have been one of them kids that was overweight and I was bullied, and I was made fun of because of weight and I don’t want other kids to go through the same as me.
One of the main issues that we face is product placement and advertising of unhealthy food - it is everywhere - especially all-over social media, TV and Youtube, which most people have access to.
Lots of things need to change drastically. The things that need to change is that companies need to stop thinking of just making money and need to think of young people and their health. Also adverts on TV and social media need to be reduced, especially those showing junk foods.
Bite Back 2030 is so important to young people because it’s always been the older generation trying to talk to the younger generation whereas as Bite Back 2030 we believe it should be young people talking to young people.