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4 October 2016 - The Conversation - If there was a Nobel silver medal, I'd award it to Jeffrey Gordon and our gut microbes
Is sugar the new tobacco? The industry's lobbying tactics suggest so
29 September 2016 - UK Government Policy Paper - Childhood obesity plan: PHE's role in implementation
27 September 2016 - The Conversation - Case against soft drink levy is sugar coated
28 August 2016 - The Conversation - Dropping the plan to ban junk food ads in prime time was a bad move - the UK will regret it
24th August 2016 - Journal of Family Health - Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Inaction
19 August 2016 - The Conversation - Childhood obesity plan forgets about babies and toddlers
18 August 2016 - BBC News - Childhood obesity: Plan attacked as 'weak' and 'watered down'
12 July 2016 - Food Navigator - Put the sugar tax on hold after Brexit, says FDF
16 June 2016 - Food Navigator - 'The resources to tackle obesity are there. It's just the will that's lacking': Expert
10 June 2016 - Food Navigator - More evidence in favour of healthy fats for weight loss
26 May 2016 - MedicalXpress - Alternating diet between high fat, balanced may help control obesity, study finds
Artificial sweeteners cut calories but may affect glucose control in obese: Study
Imprinting obesity: Mum's metabolic health may have lasting impact on baby
12 May 2016 - FoodNavigator - Artificial sweeteners linked to overweight babies
02 May 2016 - Science Daily - Supplement given during first year of life critical for muscle-mass development
Mother's high-fructose diet may lead to foetal metabolic disorders: Study
Excess sugar consumption ‘similar to cocaine addiction', says study
22 March 2016 - The Conversation - What the world can learn from Mexico’s tax on sugar-sweetened drinks
21 March 2016 - The Conversation - Sugar: it’s not just the calories that are bad for you
02 March 2016 - The Telegraph - Half of pregnant women attending their first maternity appointment are overweight or obese
29 Feb 2016 - How Nutrition in The Workplace Affects the Bottom Line
11 Feb 2016 - Nutraingredients - Food choices linked to 'plasticity genes' and child upbringing
11 Dec 2015 - BBC News - Obesity 'biggest threat to women's health' in England
1 Dec 2015 - Foodnavigator - Sugar addiction much harder to address than salt
Why Most People Fail to 'Get the Fats Right' - and How You can do Better!
27 Oct 2015 - New York Times - Cutting Sugar Improves Children's Health in Just 10 Days
27 Aug 2015 - FoodNavigator - Stop counting calories and start promoting nutritional value, urge researchers
Robert Lustig: the man who believes sugar is poison
27 May 2015 - Eurekalert - 'Do' is better than 'don't' when it comes to eating better
21 May 2015 - Huffpost - Mindful Eating, ADHD and Nutrition
21 May 2015 - ScienceDaily - Obese teens' brains unusually susceptible to food commercials, study finds
20 May 2015 - Medical Daily - Skipping Meals Promotes Belly Fat Storage, Increases Risk For Insulin Resistance
20 May 2015 - The Conversation - How eating different brands of the same food could be encouraging you to eat more
Omega-3 may help depression caused by certain types of inflammation
Researchers examine how the brain and body respond to glucose and fructose
Stressed Out Kids More Likely To Overeat; How Parents Train Their Kids In Emotional Eating
30 April 2015 - ScienceDaily - Substantial benefits for health, environment through realistic changes to UK diets
28 April 2015 - BBC News - 'Two phases' of childhood obesity suggested
Early Exposure to Antibiotics Linked With Obesity
25 April 2015 - Clinical Advisor - Exercise won't make up for poor diet
Omega-3-supplemented formula promotes growth (but not overweight or obesity) in children: Study
14 April 2015 - EurekAlert - Five days of eating fatty foods can alter how your body's muscle processes food
08 April 2015 - MNT - Critical windows to turn away junk food craving
01 April 2015 - ScienceDaily - Dangers of adolescent energy drink consumption for the heart: Cardiologists urge physicians, parents, educators to monitor adolescents' energy drink consumption more closely
Artificial Sweeteners May Change Our Gut Bacteria in Dangerous Ways
30 March 2015 - The Conversation - Eight sneaky tricks to get your children to eat healthy food
29 March 2015 - Sydney Morning Herald - Jamie Oliver whips up support for junk food tax and right recipe for education
24 March 2015 - MNT - Bringing chefs into school kitchens proves effective in randomized trial for healthy eating
23 March 2015 - BBC Newsround - Half of kids don't eat veg each day