Boris Johnson has launched the Government’s new “Better Health Strategy” campaign to tackle obesity, telling the nation if they protect their health “you’ll be protecting the NHS”.
In a video posted online the Prime Minister said he has lost more than a stone since he went into intensive care with coronavirus, admitting: “I was too fat.”
He urged people to join him in a morning run, promising “the rest of the day will be a breeze” compared to the exertions, adding: “You feel much better.”
The Prime Minister added that the campaign is “not excessively bossy or nannying” – he hopes.
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Boris Johnson has been Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019.