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Obesity and Children - News

Foods high in added fats and refined carbs are like cigarettes – addictive and unhealthy
Diet, exercise can improve teens' mental health
Gut bacteria don't cause autism. Autistic kids' microbiome differences are due to picky eating
Nutrition in primary care yields health and economic benefits
Scientists claim that overeating is not the primary cause of obesity
Clues to brain health may lie in the gut
Higher maternal prenatal BMI may harm child cognition
Sugar: why some people experience side-effects when they quit
Harmful body fat not only increases your waistline, but also your risk of dementia
Want some holiday reading? Try the National Food Strategy plan. - Michelle's blog
Fatty liver more common in children of mothers with obesity
Is it time for a new junk food tax?
Obesity in teens raises adult diabetes risk, even after weight loss
Urgent action needed to reduce harms of ultra-processed foods to British children
Brain alterations detected in obese children
What happened when I ate ultra-processed food for a month
Managing children's weight, blood pressure and cholesterol protects brain function mid-life
How the gut microbiota develops in the first five years of life
Ultra-processed foods are breaking your heart
Early antibiotic exposure linked with childhood obesity
Unhealthy Foods Aren’t Just Bad For You, They May Also Be Addictive
You know sugar is bad for your kids—here's what you can do
Different forms of sugar impact hunger-suppressing hormones in young adults
Youth depression tied to higher risk of 66 diseases and premature death
Glyphosate can create biomarkers predicting disease in future generations.....IN MICE
Study discovers microbiome modulation possibilities in obese population
Changes to the brain's reward system may drive overeating in mice
Study: Fructose syrup disrupts gut microbiome but fruit can undo negative effects
Diabetic nerve pain reduced with enzyme and vitamin combination
Kid influencers are promoting junk food brands on YouTube—garnering more than a billion views
ADHD is related to high-sugar, unhealthy diets
Scholars link obesity and disease to dramatic dietary changes
Only 3% sugar cut out from food products in three years, PHE finds
Good nutrition can contribute to keeping COVID-19 and other diseases away
May 7th 2020 - Revealing links between education and a good diet
8 April - MedicalXpress - Maternal obesity may be related to risk for ADHD in children
10 March 2020 - MedicalXpress - Junk food orders up trouble for young brains
25 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Chronic inflammation in pregnancy linked to childhood neurodevelopmental delays
19 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet
Maternal obesity linked to ADHD and behavioral problems in children, study suggests
6 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - Processed foods highly correlated with obesity epidemic in the US
6 January 2020 - Science Daily - Complexity around childhood obesity
30 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study: Children who drank whole milk had lower risk of being overweight or obese
23 December 2019 - Science Daily - Moms' obesity in pregnancy is linked to lag in sons' development and IQ
23 December 2019 - Reuters - Nearly All U.S. Kids Eating Added Sugars Before Age 2
18 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study: Obesity could affect brain development in children
16 December 2019 - The Guardian - Malnutrition and obesity now a global problem, say experts
11 December 2019 - The Conversation - How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain
4 December 2019 - The Conversation - Why it can be hard to stop eating even when you’re full: Some foods may be designed that way
25 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - MRI reveals brain damage in obese teens