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02 February 2015 - The Conversation - Health Check: how to work out how much food you should eat
02 February 2015 - American Academy of Pediatrics - Many Pre-Packaged Toddler Meals and Snack Foods Contain Too Much Salt or Sugar
29 January 2015 - Medical News Today - Added fructose is a principal driver of type 2 diabetes
28 January 2015 - The Independent - These are the most sugar-packed cereals aimed at your children
28 January 2015 - EurekAlert - Seeing selves as overweight may be self-fulfilling prophecy for some teens
27 January 2015 - MNT - UK parents hounded by their kids to buy junk food they see on TV - BHF calls for ban on junk food ads before 9pm
23 January 2015 - Medical News Today - You are what you eat - how gut bacteria affect brain health
22 January 2015 - MNT - Study finds 'social jetlag' is associated with obesity-related disease
The Conversation - Fat and sugar-heavy diet harms your brain – and makes you keep on eating
19 January 2015 - MNT - Fat regulation: Could your brain instruct your body to burn more fat?
18 January 2015 - The Guardian - Welcome to the Coca-Cola London Eye … but health charities are already seeing red
14 January 2015 - Medical News Today - New sugar drinks policy launched by experts at the British Dietetic Association
13 January 2015 - Nutraingredients - Early human microbiome studies may aid modern nutrition science
08 January 2015 - Nutraingredients - DSM and Dutch university ‘join the dots’ in phenotype-nutrient mapping project
08 January 2015 - Nutraingredients - An avocado a day could help keep cholesterol at bay
07 January 2015 - The Conversation- All secondary schools could do with a head of well-being
04 January 2015 - Medical Daily - Obese People Sometimes Protected Against Diabetes, Heart Disease Due To Lack Of Metabolic Problems
01 January 2015 - The Conversation - Hope for the New Year: getting fitter boosts even the survival of the fattest
Brenske et al., 2015 - Mitigating or exacerbating effects of maternal-fetal programming of female mice through the food choice environment.
31 December 2014 - Medical News Today - Children's national researchers study broad impact of obesity on diseases
31 December 2014 - Science Daily - Little change seen in fast food portion size, product formulation between 1996 and 2013
30 December 2014 - MNT - Year of birth has an influence on genetic risk for obesity, study finds
Fast-food consumption in children linked to poorer academic outcomes
24 December 2014 - MedicalXpress - High-fat diet, obesity during pregnancy harms stem cells in developing fetus
18 December 2014 - BBC News - Obesity 'could be a disability' - EU courts rule
17 December 2014 - Medical News Today - Obese children's brains more responsive to sugar
16 December 2014 - MedicalXpress - Healthy eaters, ignore glycemic index: Clinical trial shows no beneficial effects on heart disease, diabetes risk
15 December 2015 - Leeds Beckett University - Study reveals no link between food environment and childhood obesity
11 December 2014 - ConsumerReports - Cereal portion control matters
They have tried to warn us!
10 December 2014 - Science Daily - Fructose and glucose: Brain reward circuits respond differently to two kinds of sugar
08 December 2014 - MedicalXpress - Scientists identify hormone that reduces calorie burning, contributes to obesity
08 December 2014 - MedicalXpress - Scientists discover brain mechanism that drives us to eat glucose
03 December 2014 - The Conversation - Why food firms should be told what – and what not – to put in their products
01 December 2014 - foodnavigator - Most eating is psychologically motivated, says IFST
27 November 2014 - The Conversation - Time for business to deal with its costly sugar problem
25 November 2014 - The Conversation - Smoking, drinking and eating: public health should not be all about the individual
25 November 2014 - MedicalXpress - Healthy gut microbiota can prevent metabolic syndrome, researchers say
24 November 2014 - Science Daily - Obese children burdened by more than weight
19 November 2014 - Medical News Today - Home cooking is a main ingredient in a healthier diet
19 November 2014 - NewsDaily - Kids still a target for marketers of sugary drinks: report
19 November 2014 - The Conversation - Economic gloom makes humans stockpile food like animals hoarding for winter
17 November 2014 - Melrose - The link between diabetes and Alzheimer's
13 November 2014 - Science Daily - Liver, brain communicate in order to regulate appetite
12 November 2014 - Medical News Today -Toxic mix of fast-food outlets in inner city neighbourhoods fuelling diabetes and obesity epidemic
11 November 2014 - Science Daily - The Trojan horse burger: Do companies that 'do good' sell unhealthy food?
“Darwin, Diet, Disease, and Dollars,” - how the costs of excess sugar have overwhelmed the US healthcare system
07 November 2014 - Medical News Today - Weight 'influenced by gut bacteria'
Eat yourself happy
29 October 2014 - The Conversation - Mom's prenatal hardship turns baby's genes on and off