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18 December 2018 - MedicalXpress - Junk food diet raises depression risk, researchers find
29 November 2018 - The Guardian - 'Diabolical' diets: four in 10 children consume sugary drinks daily
How diet impacts health and well-being
10 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Study firms up diet and depression link
20 September 2018 - MedicalXpress - Quitting junk food produces similar withdrawal-type symptoms as drug addiction
11 September 2018 - The Conversation - Myth: healthy food is more expensive than unhealthy food
Adolescents who consume a Western-type 'high-fat' diet may develop poor stress coping skills, signs of PTSD
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
15 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Obesity risk doubles for teens bombarded with junk food adverts
14 February 2018 - Nutraingredients - Western diet linked to increased risk of mental health problems for teenagers
12 February 2018 - The Guardian - It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain
3 January 2018 - MedicalXpress - Food cues undermine healthy eating choices
3 January 2018 - The Conversation - Five reasons why we overeat
26 December 2017 - The Conversation - Our fight with fat: Why is obesity getting worse?
28 November 2017 - BBC News - Children 'bombarded by junk food' ads on family shows
17 October 2017 - The Conversation - This is why child obesity rates have soared
16 October 2017 - Nutraingredients - Call for “monumental” rethink of food systems that “make people sick”
7 September 2017 - The Guardian - Supersize us: upselling is fuelling the obesity epidemic, warns report
22 August 2017 - MedicalXpress - Brain's self-regulation in teens at risk for obesity
22 May 2017 - BBC.com - How food can improve your mental health
17 May 2017 - World Health Organisation - New WHO study on health and well-being of Europe’s youth reveals that obesity continues to rise
25 April 2017 - The Conversation - ‘Junk food’ and the consumer blame game
5 January 2017 - The Guardian - Is sugar the world's most popular drug?
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
14 June 2016 - BBC News - Obesity boom 'fuelling rise in malnutrition'
24 Nov 2015 - FAB Research - Why Most People Fail to 'Get the Fats Right' - and How You can do Better!
21 May 2015 - ScienceDaily - Obese teens' brains unusually susceptible to food commercials, study finds
11 May 2015 - BBC Radio 4 - Gut microbes important for dietary health
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
08 April 2015 - MNT - Critical windows to turn away junk food craving
28 February 2015 - EurekAlert - Psychology of food choice: Challenging the status quo
24 February 2015 - EurekAlert - Too many food choices exacerbate the battle against obesity, researchers find
24 February 2015 - The Conversation - Here’s a better alternative to food banks – subsidised national kitchens
ScienceDaily - Want pizza, chocolate, French fries? Highly processed foods linked to addictive eating
20 February 2015 - Foodnavigator - WHO unveils nutrient profiling to restrict marketing to kids
19 February 2015 - NewsWise - Diet Quality Declines Worldwide, but with Major Differences Across Countries
13 February 2015 - MNT - Healthy diet, exercise 'not enough to treat obesity,' say experts
20 January 2015 - The Conversation - Fat and sugar-heavy diet harms your brain – and makes you keep on eating
30 December 2014 - MNT - Year of birth has an influence on genetic risk for obesity, study finds
26 December 2014 - Medical News Today - Fast-food consumption in children linked to poorer academic outcomes
12 December 2014 - Nutraingredients - Micronutrient insufficiencies: ‘The DGAC is turning a blind eye to this problem because they are preaching an ideal’
01 December 2014 - MedicalXpress - Diabetes in midlife linked to significant cognitive decline 20 years later
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
24 November 2014 - Science Daily - Obese children burdened by more than weight
17 November 2014 - Melrose - The link between diabetes and Alzheimer's
06 October 2014 - The Conversation - Who you calling an elephant? Animals have weight issues too
01 September 2014 - IBT - Dr Oz: Your Diet Can Affect Your Mood, Five Diets That Help Combat Depression