Easter eggs are ‘fuelling obesity crisis because shops sell them too early’
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Easter eggs are ‘fuelling obesity crisis because shops sell them too early’

This article was taken from: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/03/29/easter-eggs-fuelling-obesity-crisis-shops-sell-early/ By Laura Donnelly, health editor Shops are being urged to stop putting Easter eggs on sale so early, as health chiefs warn that one in four consumers has already eaten a whole one. Charities said increasingly aggressive sales tactics were fuelling the global obesity crisis, and leaving parents at the mercy of…

Air pollution, obesity and vaccine hesitancy climb WHO list of global health threats
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Air pollution, obesity and vaccine hesitancy climb WHO list of global health threats

This article was taken from: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/air-pollution-obesity-vaccine-hesitancy-climb-list-global-health/ By  Anne Gulland, global health security correspondent at The Telegraph News Air pollution, obesity and vaccine hesitancy are three of the global health threats the World Health Organization has pledged to make a priority in 2019. In a belated set of new year resolutions WHO has listed the 10 greatest health threats the world faces…

Nutritionists launch portion size guide to tackle overeating
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Nutritionists launch portion size guide to tackle overeating

This article was taken from: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jan/14/nutritionists-launch-portion-size-guide-to-tackle-overeating By Sarah Boseley Health editor at the Guardian news Recommendations focus on how much people should eat during the day to stay healthy Ministers and public health experts have long been telling us we eat too much sugar, saturated fat and salt but less attention has been paid to the size of…

Low-calorie hospital where healthy-eating NHS staff lead battle against obesity
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Low-calorie hospital where healthy-eating NHS staff lead battle against obesity

This article was taken from: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/low-calorie-hospital-healthy-eating-13850821 By  Danny Buckland the Mirror news On National Obesity Awareness Week Bosses at Tameside General Hospital have removed fizzy drinks and sugary snacks from vending machines and shelves hospital has taken drastic action to tackle obesity by getting its staff to lead by example. Vending machine “full-fat” drinks and sugary…

‘Weigh-ins help prevent piling on pounds at Christmas’
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‘Weigh-ins help prevent piling on pounds at Christmas’

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-46481137 By  Laurel Ives, From BBC Health Regular weigh-ins at home, plus simple weight-loss tips, could prevent people from piling on the pounds at Christmas, according to a new study. The Universities of Birmingham and Loughborough divided 272 volunteers into two groups. The “intervention” group weighed themselves regularly. They were also given information…