Earlier this month mandatory calorie labelling was be introduced for restaurants, cafes and takeaways in England with more than 250 employees.
There are fears the Covid pandemic has only made things worse due to a drop in exercise and increases in 'the consumption of foods high in fat, sugar and salt', partly driven by a rise in the use of meal-delivery apps, the report said.
Apps like Deliveroo, sedentary gaming and social media are just some of the factors of a 'digitalised societies' helping drive the crisis, the agency said.
One possibility aimed at teenagers is to frame 'healthy eating as a strategy to achieve collective action against climate change', while workplaces should also offer wellbeing programmes to help people improve their physical health.
It called for unhealthy food marketing to children to be stopped, improvements in the way people access weight management services, and efforts to improve diet and physical activity across people's lives from the moment they are conceived.
Description: And from October the Government will ban 'multibuy' offers like 'buy one get one free' on junk foods and stop supermarkets promoting products like sweets in key locations like checkouts.