People seeking NHS weight loss help heavier than those before COVID new study finds
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People seeking NHS weight loss help heavier than those before COVID new study finds

This article was taken from: https://www.england.nhs.uk/2021/09/people-seeking-nhs-weight-loss-help-heavier-than-those-before-covid-new-study-finds/         By NHS News     People seeking NHS help to lose weight during the pandemic are on average five pounds heavier than those starting the programme during the previous three years, new NHS research has revealed.         Extra weight, gained as people…

Ban on junk food ads before 9pm TV watershed and more online restrictions in bid to tackle obesity
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Ban on junk food ads before 9pm TV watershed and more online restrictions in bid to tackle obesity

This article was taken from: https://news.sky.com/story/ban-on-junk-food-ads-before-9pm-tv-watershed-confirmed-in-bid-to-tackle-obesity-12340594     By Alan McGuinness Sky News Campaigners welcome the changes, but the government is accused by opponents of pursuing a “headline-chasing” move that won’t work.     The move is part of Boris Johnson’s efforts to tackle obesity, with NHS research showing that almost two-thirds of adults in…

Healthy habits ‘deliver extra disease-free decade’
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Healthy habits ‘deliver extra disease-free decade’

This article was taken from:  bbc.com/news/health-51036468 By BBC Health news Women can gain 10 and men seven years of life free of cancer, heart problems and type-2 diabetes from a healthy lifestyle, a study in the BMJ suggests. They must exercise regularly, drink in moderation only, have a healthy weight and good diet and not…

Obesity: Ban snacking on public transport, top doctor says
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Obesity: Ban snacking on public transport, top doctor says

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-49975720 By BBC Health news Snacking should be banned on public transport and extra taxes placed on unhealthy foods to tackle child obesity, England’s outgoing chief medical officer says. In her final report as CMO, Dame Sally Davies also called for tighter rules on advertising and takeaways. She said children…

‘A bleak picture’: Cuts to multi-buy offers needed to end obesity epidemic
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‘A bleak picture’: Cuts to multi-buy offers needed to end obesity epidemic

This article was taken from: https://news.sky.com/story/a-bleak-picture-cuts-to-multi-buy-offers-needed-to-end-obesity-epidemic-11818604 By Sky News Scotland’s health survey says two-thirds of adults are overweight and records the lowest score for mental well-being since 2008. Scotland’s obesity epidemic can only be reversed by cutting multi-buy offers on unhealthy food and drink, Cancer Research UK has said. he charity has warned urgent action…