A sporting chance?

I couldn’t agree more with the final line of this article.

I am on my way to being a sport and exercise scientist with a vision of helping to improve the health of as many people as I can through diet and exercise rather than medicine and surgery. But despite all we know about the benefits of a good diet and regular exercise, the single biggest threat to a person’s health is not whether they smoke, whether they are overweight or how much exercise they take, but how poor they are. The poor die younger than the not-poor.

Vote Yes to at least give those who want to tackle poverty a fighting chance. Who cares about winning Wimbledon if a single child is growing up destitute in Scotland?

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About Hugh Wallace

Soldier, sailor, policeman, engineer, scientist, democrat, socialist, environmentalist, advocate of Scottish Independence
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