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Junk food and children - news

26 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - Children with ADHD may have higher risk for poor diet
29 November 2018 - The Guardian - 'Diabolical' diets: four in 10 children consume sugary drinks daily
22 November 2018 - The Guardian - Type 2 diabetes now affects nearly 7,000 young Britons
16 November 2018 - Nutrition Insight - Sugar crash? Alarming levels of sugar in milkshakes, UK lobby group says
12 November 2018 - Science Daily - Insufficient sleep in children is associated with poor diet, obesity and more screen time
2 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Misleading claims on sugar-rich cereals
23 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Food additives a toxic mix for kids
9 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - To reduce your risk of obesity, it helps to have a mom who follows five healthy habits
Foods combining fats and carbohydrates more rewarding than foods with just fats or carbs
14 May 2018 - The Guardian - Industrial trans fats must be removed from food supply, WHO says
15 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Obesity risk doubles for teens bombarded with junk food adverts
9 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Some great ways to fight childhood obesity
27 February 2018 - The Conversation - Children are far from protected from junk food ads – especially on social media
14 February 2018 - Nutraingredients - Western diet linked to increased risk of mental health problems for teenagers
15 January 2018 - MedicalXpress - Teens likely to crave junk food after watching TV ads
28 November 2017 - BBC News - Children 'bombarded by junk food' ads on family shows
13 November 2017 - MedicalXpress - Increased taxes on high fat and high sugar foods will help improve children's diets
The Conversation - Sugar in the diet may increase risks of opioid addiction
1 May 2017 - MedicalXpress - U.S. toddlers eat more french fries than vegetables
22 February 2017 - British Medical Journal - Time for the UK to commit to tackling child obesity
21 February 2017 - MedicalXpress - UK government plan to prevent child obesity is 'severely limited,' argue experts
20 February 2017 - Eurekalert - Only one-third of parents think they are doing a good job helping kids eat healthy
29 September 2016 - UK Government Policy Paper - Childhood obesity plan: PHE's role in implementation
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 - New Study Finds 43% of Products Marketed to Kids are Artificially Dyed With Links to Behavioral Problems Causing Concern
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 iWonder - Can food improve your exam performance?
03 May 2015 - Medical Daily - Stressed Out Kids More Likely To Overeat; How Parents Train Their Kids In Emotional Eating
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
23 March 2015 - BBC Newsround - Half of kids don't eat veg each day
20 February 2015 - Foodnavigator - WHO unveils nutrient profiling to restrict marketing to kids
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
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
16 October 2014 - The Conversation - Children know family budgets dictate how healthy their food is
02 August 2014 - Conference notes - FAB Research conference: Sugar, fat, food and addiction: New approaches to the public health crisis
31 July 2014 - Medical News Today - Children's food intake decisions influenced by food preparation by parents
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
3 June 2014 - Time - How Sugar Went From a Condiment to a Diet Staple
11th May 2014 - The Guardian - Sugar is the real enemy, not fat itself, says film targeting obesity
25 April 2014 - Food Navigator - Children's TV viewing habits linked to 'junk food' consumption
21 May 2013 - Food Navigator - UK children's foods often higher in fat and sugar, study finds
9 Jan 2012 - MedPage Today - Pediatric Study: 'Healthy' Diet Best for ADHD Kids
2 Aug 2011 - Wall Street Journal - Progress, Not Perfection, on Reducing Kids' Exposure to Ads for Unhealthful Foods