11m Britons can expect to live to 100, say government statisticiansWhich backs up previous claims.
Figures released by the Department for Work and Pensions suggest one in four under-16s will live to see their 100th birthday
More than half of babies now born in the UK and other wealthy nations will live to 100 years, researchers say.In light of this, could someone please tell us why government ever thought it a good idea to dictate school food policy on the say-so of an innumerate and egotistical fantasist?
The study, published in The Lancet journal, also says the extra years are spent with less serious disability.
‘We, the adults of the last four generations, have blessed our children with the destiny of a shorter lifespan than their own parents. Your child will live a life 10 years younger than you because of the landscape of food that we’ve built around them’, said Jamie [Oliver].If Oliver has been challenged on this discrepancy anywhere, I haven't noticed it. Lucky for him, really, since being shown up as a liar or a fool isn't as advantageous to book sales as terrorising parents and dullard MPs, now is it?