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Western diet and children - news

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
18 August 2016 - BBC News - Childhood obesity: Plan attacked as 'weak' and 'watered down'
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
28 April 2015 - BBC News - 'Two phases' of childhood obesity suggested
08 April 2015 - MNT - Critical windows to turn away junk food craving
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
12 March 2015 - The Guardian - Tax on sugary drinks could save NHS £15m a year, claims study
20 February 2015 - Foodnavigator - WHO unveils nutrient profiling to restrict marketing to kids
03 February 2015 - Medical News Today - A combination of early-life risk factors 'could quadruple the risk of childhood obesity'
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
26 December 2014 - Medical News Today - Fast-food consumption in children linked to poorer academic outcomes
17 December 2014 - Medical News Today - Obese children's brains more responsive to sugar
15 December 2015 - Leeds Beckett University - Study reveals no link between food environment and childhood obesity
24 November 2014 - Science Daily - Obese children burdened by more than weight
07 August 2014 - MNT - The balance between acids and host protection in a healthy mouth disrupted by high acidity drinks
02 August 2014 - Conference notes - FAB Research conference: Sugar, fat, food and addiction: New approaches to the public health crisis
18 July 2014 - MNT - European children not eating enough fruit and veg
14 July 2014 - BBC news - Dental charity blames bad baby teeth on 'child neglect'
4 July 2014 - MNT - TV gives children a 'bad example' on food
17 June 2014 - BBC - Fried food twice per week limit in school meals
11th May 2014 - The Guardian - Sugar is the real enemy, not fat itself, says film targeting obesity
13 June 2013 - BBC News - Hospitals treat more child obesity
BBC News - How we became addicted to sugar
9 Jan 2012 - MedPage Today - Pediatric Study: 'Healthy' Diet Best for ADHD Kids
30 Jan 2011 - Scientific American - Diets Low In Omega-3 Linked to Depressive Behavior In Mice
Fast Food Advertising - Study begins to unlock the development of child taste preferences
22 March 2009 - The Observer - Running on empty carbs
8 October 2008 - Nutraingredients - Don't ignore omega-3 for mood and behaviour, say UK experts
30 Jan 2008 - Associate Parliamentary Food and Health Forum Report on the links between diet, mental health and behaviour
BBC News - 'Toxic Diets' Fuel Child Obesity
New reports link mental ill-health to changing diets
BBC News - Mental health link to diet change
10 April 2005 - The Observer - What not to feed your child
16 April 2004 - Times Educational Supplement - A Rotten Way to Feed the Children