Three-quarters of food bought in UK hospitals is unhealthy, audit shows
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Three-quarters of food bought in UK hospitals is unhealthy, audit shows

This article was taken from: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/may/22/food-bought-nhs-hospitals-unhealthy-audit-shows-crisps-sweets-cakes By Ian Samples Science Editor NHS staff, patients and visitors shun nutritious snacks in favour of crisps, sweets and cakes Researchers have called for radical restrictions on junk food in UK hospitals after an audit of¬†NHS¬†health centres found that people overwhelmingly bought unhealthy snacks and drinks on the premises….

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…

Eating junk food raises risk of depression, says multi-country study
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Eating junk food raises risk of depression, says multi-country study

This article was taken from:¬†https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/sep/26/eating-junk-food-raises-risk-of-depression-says-multi-country-study By¬†Denis Campbell¬†Health policy editor Analysis of 41 studies leads to calls for GPs to give dietary advice as part of treatment Eating junk food increases the risk of becoming depressed, a study has found, prompting calls for doctors to routinely give dietary advice to patients as part of their treatment…

Cases of type 2 diabetes among young people rise 41% in three years
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Cases of type 2 diabetes among young people rise 41% in three years

This article was taken from:¬†https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/aug/18/cases-of-type-2-diabetes-among-young-people-rise-41-in-three-years By¬†Denis Campbell¬†Health policy editor Leap brings calls for ministers to act to prevent so many children getting grossly obese Growing numbers of children and young people are developing type 2 diabetes, a disease usually seen in those aged over 40, in the latest sign of worsening childhood obesity. The number…