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Ban on sale of energy drinks to children
19 September 2018 - Health News Review - Your kitchen could hurt you, save you, or make your children overweight
18 September 2018 - BBC - Pregnancy weight gain 'going unmeasured'
17 September 2018 - Eurekalert - Household cleaning products may contribute to kids' overweight by altering their gut microbiota
14 September 2018 - Futurity - Obesity can boost your risk of asthma
13 September 2018 - Futurity - High blood sugar in pregnancy ups child’s obesity risk
11 September 2018 - MedicalXpress - Global nutrition group issues first-ever consensus criteria for diagnosing malnutrition
Myth - Healthy food is more expensive than unhealthy food
6 September 2018 - Science Daily - Rapid weight gain during infancy possible risk factor for later obesity in kids with autism
5 September 2018 - MedicalXpress - Globally, 1.4 billion adults at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity
30 August 2018 - BBC News - Government proposes energy drinks ban for children
22 August 2018 - Science Daily - Found: A destructive mechanism that blocks the brain from knowing when to stop eating
17 August 2018 - The Conversation - Exaggerated portions alongside real nutrition claims on cereal boxes may mislead consumers – new study
9 August 2018 - MD Edge - Maternal obesity plus diabetes lead to psychiatric disorders in offspring
2 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Misleading claims on sugar-rich cereals
1 August 2018 - Science Daily - Measure of belly fat in older adults is linked with cognitive impairment
Neuroscience News - How the Brain Controls Food Cravings
19 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - How maternal diet could change the infant gut microbiome
19 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Food for thought: How the brain reacts to food may be linked to overeating
11 July 2018 - Nutraingredients - Prebiotic approach proves positive for obesity prevention, review finds
9 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - To reduce your risk of obesity, it helps to have a mom who follows five healthy habits
6 July 2018 - Cardiovascular Business - Mother’s lifestyle influences child’s obesity risk
28 June 2018 - MedicalXpress - Obesity + aging linked to Alzheimer's markers in the brain
18 June 2018 - MedicalXpress - Gut microbes may contribute to depression and anxiety in obesity
Foods combining fats and carbohydrates more rewarding than foods with just fats or carbs
Young people in the UK drink more energy drinks than any other countries in Europe
5 June 2018 - MedicalXpress - 1 in 3 women experience 'loss of control' eating in pregnancy
Mothers who eat oily fish could boost their child’s gut health – but only if it’s a boy
1 June 2018 - The Conversation - Europeans deserve a food policy that focuses on the environment and people’s health
27 May 2018 - Science Daily - By 2035 over 4 million adults will be morbidly obese across England, Wales, and Scotland
25 May 2016 - MedicalXpress - Milk and dairy do not promote childhood obesity according to comprehensive new review
25 May 2018 - The Conversation - Obese people enjoy food less than lean people – new study
15 May 2018 - MedicalXpress - Some calories more harmful than others
15 May 2018 - MedicalXpress - An energy dense diet changes the brain and increases urge to eat
14 May 2018 - The Guardian - Industrial trans fats must be removed from food supply, WHO says
1 May 2018 - The Conversation - Want to eat better? You might be able to train yourself to change your tastes
26 April 2018 - Sustain - Children's Food Campaign launches parental survey on Junk Food Marketing
23 April 2018 - The Conversation - Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes and obesity
22 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Why zero-calorie sweeteners can still lead to diabetes, obesity
17 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Parental diet before conception affects child's health
6 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Soft drinks sugar tax to tackle obesity 'has already had an effect'
4 April 2018 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 for fat-free kids: Study links DHA to higher fat-free body mass in children
27 March 2018 - The Guardian - Can the ad industry persuade us to eat more vegetables?
Researchers link dietary supplement DHA to higher fat-free body mass in children
20 March 2018 - Science Daily - Obese mice had about 25 percent fewer taste buds than lean mice in study
Artificial Sweeteners May Make You Fat
19 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Study finds association between mother's larger waist size, child's autism risk
Obesity risk doubles for teens bombarded with junk food adverts
9 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Some great ways to fight childhood obesity
27 February 2018 - The Conversation - Children are far from protected from junk food ads – especially on social media