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Foods high in added fats and refined carbs are like cigarettes – addictive and unhealthy
Vegetarian diet quality influences mental health
Diet, exercise can improve teens' mental health
What is the short-term impact of sugary drinks in the classroom?
How highly processed foods harm memory in the aging brain (and the protective effect of Omega-3 DHA)
Looking to lose weight? Diet drinks might not be the sweet spot: study
Is your child a fussy eater? Top tips to help get them back on track
Scientists claim that overeating is not the primary cause of obesity
Eating a plant rich diet reduces risk of developing COVID-19
Healthy diets linked to better mental health and wellbeing
This Is Your Gut on Sugar
Sugar: why some people experience side-effects when they quit
Why eating more sugar can leave you with LESS energy
AI reveals how glucose helps the SARS-CoV-2 virus
Increasing your risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) through processed food
Want some holiday reading? Try the National Food Strategy plan. - Michelle's blog
Is it time for a new junk food tax?
Study associates organic food intake in childhood with better cognitive development
Study shows potential dangers of sweeteners
Obesity in teens raises adult diabetes risk, even after weight loss
Urgent action needed to reduce harms of ultra-processed foods to British children
What happened when I ate ultra-processed food for a month
Mouse studies find sugar-free energy drinks just as harmful
Study investigates link between prediabetes and youth beverage intake
Call for urgent action on energy drinks as new UK research reveals daily use among young people
Researchers call for clearer disclosures about added sugars, diet sweeteners and percent juice on product packages
Sugar not so nice for your child's brain development
Ultra-processed foods are breaking your heart
Consumption of added sugar doubles fat production
High fructose diets could cause immune system damage
You know sugar is bad for your kids—here's what you can do
Junk food linked to sleep problems in teens
Different forms of sugar impact hunger-suppressing hormones in young adults
Teens' ultra-processed diet puts their hearts at risk
Artificially sweetened drinks may not be heart healthier than sugary drinks
Scholars link obesity and disease to dramatic dietary changes
Only 3% sugar cut out from food products in three years, PHE finds
Sugary beverages consumed while breastfeeding affect cognitive development in children
New study links combination of two sugars in high fructose corn syrup to heart health risks
Frequent Soft Drink Consumption May Make Adolescents More Aggressive
Excessive fructose consumption may cause a leaky gut, leading to fatty liver disease
"Not all plant-based patterns of eating are healthy,” warns CVD study author
Resolving bitter debate over low-cal sweeteners
19 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet
23 December 2019 - Reuters - Nearly All U.S. Kids Eating Added Sugars Before Age 2
17 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Here's a bitter pill to swallow: Artificial sweeteners may be doing more harm than good
16 December 2019 - The Guardian - Malnutrition and obesity now a global problem, say experts
Refined carbs may trigger insomnia, finds study
11 December 2019 - The Conversation - How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain
14 November 2019 - The Conversation - Your brain on sugar: What the science actually says