Obesity

‘No food should be taboo’: how to tackle your child’s weight- without devote them a complex

A third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. Heres how mothers can help them forge good habits and avoid creating lifelong insecurities Jusna Begum lives near the South Bank in London with her four children, aged between one and 11. When a health visitor told her that her …

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High sugar content in cereals next target in battle of child obesity

Children eating equivalent of three sugar lumps at breakfast, says head of NHS England Food producers will have to reformulate the way they produce breakfast cereals if the government’s obesity strategy is a success, the head of the NHS in England has warned. Giving evidence to the Commons health and social care committee, Simon Stevens, …

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UK anti-obesity drive at risk from new US trade deal, doctors alert

Post-Brexit pact could result in Britain importing foods high in fat and sugar, paediatricians say Britain’s post-Brexit trade deal with the United State could lead to even higher rates of obesity through the import of American foods high in fat and sugar, children’s physicians have warned. US “hostility” towards measures aimed at promoting healthier feeing …

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A tall tale? Accuracy of Trump’s medical report- and new height- questioned

So-called Girthers question why Trumps stated height is taller than his license says, and the convenience of his being 1lb shy of obese Donald Trump A tall tale? Accuracy of Trump’s medical report- and new height- questioned So-called’ Girthers’ question why Trump’s stated height is taller than his license says, and the convenience of his …

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‘No food should be taboo’: how to tackle your child’s weight- without dedicate them a complex

A third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. Heres how mothers can help them forge good habits and avoid creating lifelong insecurities Jusna Begum lives near the South Bank in London with her four children, aged between one and 11. When a health guest told her that her …

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Obese couples could be risking health of future infants, studies say

Diet and lifestyle during the pre-conception period can profoundly affect the childs growth, researchers find Couples who are obese, as well as those who smoke and beverage alcohol, could be risking the health of their future infants, say experts who are calling for far more awareness of the effects of modern lifestyles on newborns in …

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Salad days: what’s life like following the new calorie guidelines?

The latest recommendations from Public Health England are to eat 400 kcal for breakfast and 600 kcal for lunch and dinner each but its not as meagre as it sounds Public Health England’s new calorie guidelines- 400kcal for breakfast, 600 kcal each for lunch and dinner– set me right off my 474 kcal bowl of …

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Obese couples could be risking health of future infants, studies say

Diet and lifestyle during the pre-conception period can profoundly affect the childs growth, researchers find Couples who are obese, as well as those who smoke and drink alcohol, could be risking the health of their future infants, say experts who are calling for far more awareness of the effects of modern lifestyles on newborns in …

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Diet advice and tiny seats: how to avoid 10 forms of fatphobia

Reactions to the image of model Tess Holliday on the covering of Cosmopolitan this month indicate fat discrimination is as nasty as ever. Want to avoid it? Heres a simple guide As a 115 kg( 18 st) girl who refuses to diet, unapologetically wears short shorts and eats tiramisu, I have experienced and witnessed a …

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Embrace Mediterranean or Nordic diets to cut disease, WHO says

Major study suggests Britain could lower its rates of cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by promoting the diets Britain could lower its rates of cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by embracing Mediterranean- or Nordic-style diets, a major analyse into the benefits of healthy eating suggests. A review by the World Health Organization observed obligating evidence …

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