As Childhood Obesity rates in South Africa continue to soar, experts say the unhealthy food on offer in school tuck shops is partly to blame.
Manie Pretorius used to be a sports enthusiast who weighed just 70 kilograms. Just a few years and a knee injury later, Pretorius weighed almost 200 kilograms. He had become obese and his state of health was on the decline.
Experts urged parents to lead by example and help tackle childhood obesity, on World Obesity Day yesterday.