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30 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study suggests no direct link between drinking sugar sweetened drinks and higher energy consumption or BMI in children
Nationwide study suggests obesity as an independent risk factor for anxiety and depression in young people
Feeding juvenile rats extra omega-3 PUFAs and vitamin A shown to reduce negative health impact of stress
Mediterranean vs Western diet prevents overeating, weight gain and metabolic problems: animal study
22 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - New insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can impair cognition
Breast milk analyses show new opportunities for reducing risk of childhood obesity
9 April 2019 - Nutraingredients - Study finds ‘healthy’ kids snacks could be contributing to growing obesity crisis
BBC - The diets cutting one in five lives short every year
28 March 2019 - Futurity - These brain cells naturally stop overeating
25 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Major medical groups call for soda taxes
18 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Healthy fats improve nerve function in obese mice
17 March 2019 - Psych Central - New Study Shows How Motivation Affects Diet
Green tea cuts obesity, health risks in mice
‘Limited’ methods: Expert urges caution over study claiming 'supplements can't prevent depression'
8 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Vitamin D may protect against pollution-associated asthma symptoms in obese children
Clinical trial: Prenatal DHA prevents blood-pressure increase from obesity during childhood
21 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study links unhealthy diet to mental illness in California adults
21 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - How obesity affects vitamin D metabolism
30 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Calorie restriction prevents asthma symptoms linked to inflammation in mice
29 January 2019 - Science Daily - Oversized meals have been shown to be a factor in obesity
24 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - New insights into why we crave fatty foods when dieting
23 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Communications recommendations for sugar-sweetened beverage-free zones
Sugar's sick secrets: How industry forces have manipulated science to downplay the harm
9 January 2019 - Science Daily - Carrots or candy bars? Context shapes choice of healthy foods
8 January 2019 - The Conversation - Let them eat more fat? Researcher argues that a balance of types of fat is the key
Exposure to sugary breakfast cereal advertising directly influences children's diets
3 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - No compelling evidence for health benefits of non-sugar sweeteners
10 December 2018 - MedicalXpress - Simple tips to curb overindulgence can help stop pounds piling on at Christmas
29 November 2018 - The Guardian - 'Diabolical' diets: four in 10 children consume sugary drinks daily
22 November 2018 - The Guardian - Type 2 diabetes now affects nearly 7,000 young Britons
16 November 2018 - Nutrition Insight - Sugar crash? Alarming levels of sugar in milkshakes, UK lobby group says
15 November 2018 - Science Daily - Gut hormone and brown fat interact to tell the brain it's time to stop eating
14 November 2018 - The Conversation - Why some people overeat when they’re upset
Insufficient sleep in children is associated with poor diet, obesity and more screen time
8 November 2018 - Science Daily - Study calls for sugar tax
2 November 2018 - MedicalXpress - Study suggests childhood obesity linked to poor school performance and coping skills
How diet impacts health and well-being
1 November 2018 - The Conversation - Moving to another country could mess with your gut bacteria
Studies raise questions over how epigenetic information is inherited
18 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50 percent more likely to be overweight, obese
13 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - The long-term effects of maternal high-fat diets
10 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - The ideal weight makes for a healthier pregnancy
Babies of overweight mothers may risk developing self-regulation problems
7 October 2018 - Science Daily - Diet and weight may affect response to bipolar disorder treatment
3 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Could beetroot juice alleviate obesity-related health implications?
1 October 2018 - The Scientist - Maternal Obesity and Diabetes Linked to Autism in Children
25 September 2018 - MedicalXpress - Evidence that increased BMI causes lower mental wellbeing
25 September 2018 - Science Daily - Lifestyle intervention may mitigate weight gain due to ubiquitous contaminant
21 September 2018 - MedicalXpress - Are there health benefits to taking turmeric?
Quitting junk food produces similar withdrawal-type symptoms as drug addiction