'No more late-night cheese': Boris Johnson reveals weight loss to encourage the public to get fitter

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Published on 4 Mar 2021, 10:28
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed he has stopped eating cheese at night, as well as avoiding chocolates and eating less carbs in order to lose weight.

In a video posted to Twitter, the Prime Minister told the country he has been doing everything he can to lose weight and feel fitter.

As a result of his dieting efforts, as well as early morning runs, Mr Johnson says he feels "full of beans" and "much more energetic".

It comes as the Government announced a £100 million package to help drive down levels of obesity - which increases a person's risk of dying from Covid-19 or severe disease, as well as a number of other health problems.

Mr Johnson became unwell with Covid-19 himself last year.

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