Tackling obesity: Doctors call for tax on fizzy drinks
18 February 2013 Last updated at 19:50 GMT
Fizzy drinks should be heavily taxed and junk food adverts banished until after the watershed, doctors have said, in a call for action over obesity.
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, which represents nearly every doctor in the UK, said ballooning waistlines already constituted a "huge crisis".
James Buchanan reports.