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Obesity - childhood

10 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - Breast milk analyses show new opportunities for reducing risk of childhood obesity
9 April 2019 - Nutraingredients - Study finds ‘healthy’ kids snacks could be contributing to growing obesity crisis
25 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Major medical groups call for soda taxes
8 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Vitamin D may protect against pollution-associated asthma symptoms in obese children
22 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Clinical trial: Prenatal DHA prevents blood-pressure increase from obesity during childhood
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
2 November 2018 - MedicalXpress - Study suggests childhood obesity linked to poor school performance and coping skills
18 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50 percent more likely to be overweight, obese
1 October 2018 - The Scientist - Maternal Obesity and Diabetes Linked to Autism in Children
19 September 2018 - BMJ - Ban on sale of energy drinks to children
13 September 2018 - Futurity - High blood sugar in pregnancy ups child’s obesity risk
6 September 2018 - Science Daily - Rapid weight gain during infancy possible risk factor for later obesity in kids with autism
9 August 2018 - MD Edge - Maternal obesity plus diabetes lead to psychiatric disorders in offspring
9 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - To reduce your risk of obesity, it helps to have a mom who follows five healthy habits
17 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Parental diet before conception affects child's health
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
11 January 2018 - The Conversation - Sugar: six easy ways to encourage children to eat less
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
28 August 2017 - Science Daily - Early weight gain in pregnancy correlates with childhood obesity, first study of its size shows
13 July 2017 - Reuters - Mother’s soda intake during pregnancy tied to child’s obesity risk
13 July 2017 - Science Daily - Maternal obesity during pregnancy may be linked to behavioral problems in boys
28 June 2017 - Teenage weight gain linked to increased stroke risk as an adult
7 June 2017 - Science Daily - Pregnancy diet high in refined grains could increase kids' obesity by age seven
6 June 2017 - MedicalXpress - Drinking diet beverages during pregnancy linked to child obesity, study suggests
31 May 2017 - St Louis Post-Dispatch - Of mice and men: a link between obesity and autism?
29 May 2017 - Science Daily - High-fat diet alters reward system in rats
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
3 Jan 2017 - Psych Central - Parents’ Obesity May Slow Child Development
22 Dec 2016 - FoodNavigator - Obese parents triple obese offspring risk, experts warn
29 September 2016 - UK Government Policy Paper - Childhood obesity plan: PHE's role in implementation
27 September 2016 - The Conversation - Case against soft drink levy is sugar coated
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
24th August 2016 - Journal of Family Health - Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Inaction
19 August 2016 - The Conversation - Childhood obesity plan forgets about babies and toddlers
18 August 2016 - BBC News - Childhood obesity: Plan attacked as 'weak' and 'watered down'
16 May 2016 - Food Navigator - Imprinting obesity: Mum's metabolic health may have lasting impact on baby
12 May 2016 - FoodNavigator - Artificial sweeteners linked to overweight babies
02 May 2016 - Science Daily - Supplement given during first year of life critical for muscle-mass development
21 April 2016 - Food Navigator - Mother's high-fructose diet may lead to foetal metabolic disorders: Study
24 Nov 2015 - FAB Research - Why Most People Fail to 'Get the Fats Right' - and How You can do Better!
27 Oct 2015 - New York Times - Cutting Sugar Improves Children's Health in Just 10 Days
21 May 2015 - ScienceDaily - Obese teens' brains unusually susceptible to food commercials, study finds
28 April 2015 - BBC News - 'Two phases' of childhood obesity suggested