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Obesity and Children - News

Highly processed foods can be considered addictive like tobacco products, study claims
A mother's ultra-processed food intake may be linked to obesity risk in her children
Rebound weight gain in children with obesity linked to disconnect between brain and gut
Pregnant women with obesity and diabetes may be more likely to have a child with ADHD
'Gateway' foods like candy may lead to unhealthy teen eating
Two surprising reasons behind the obesity epidemic: Too much salt, not enough water
Ultra-processed foods make up almost two-thirds of Britain's school meals
FAB Research Webinar - Nutrition for ADHD and Neurodiverse Minds
Risk of obesity is 45% higher among adolescents whose diet is based on ultra-processed food products
How does excess sugar affect the developing brain throughout childhood and adolescence?
Foods high in added fats and refined carbs are like cigarettes – addictive and unhealthy
Diet, exercise can improve teens' mental health
Gut bacteria don't cause autism. Autistic kids' microbiome differences are due to picky eating
Nutrition in primary care yields health and economic benefits
Scientists claim that overeating is not the primary cause of obesity
Clues to brain health may lie in the gut
Higher maternal prenatal BMI may harm child cognition
Sugar: why some people experience side-effects when they quit
Harmful body fat not only increases your waistline, but also your risk of dementia
Want some holiday reading? Try the National Food Strategy plan. - Michelle's blog
Fatty liver more common in children of mothers with obesity
Is it time for a new junk food tax?
Obesity in teens raises adult diabetes risk, even after weight loss
Urgent action needed to reduce harms of ultra-processed foods to British children
Brain alterations detected in obese children
Sugar overload may be a recipe for long-term problems
What happened when I ate ultra-processed food for a month
Managing children's weight, blood pressure and cholesterol protects brain function mid-life
How the gut microbiota develops in the first five years of life
Ultra-processed foods are breaking your heart
Exercise during pregnancy may save children from health problems as adults
Early antibiotic exposure linked with childhood obesity
Unhealthy Foods Aren’t Just Bad For You, They May Also Be Addictive
You know sugar is bad for your kids—here's what you can do
Different forms of sugar impact hunger-suppressing hormones in young adults
Youth depression tied to higher risk of 66 diseases and premature death
Glyphosate can create biomarkers predicting disease in future generations.....IN MICE
Study discovers microbiome modulation possibilities in obese population
Changes to the brain's reward system may drive overeating in mice
Study: Fructose syrup disrupts gut microbiome but fruit can undo negative effects
Diabetic nerve pain reduced with enzyme and vitamin combination
Kid influencers are promoting junk food brands on YouTube—garnering more than a billion views
ADHD is related to high-sugar, unhealthy diets
Scholars link obesity and disease to dramatic dietary changes
Only 3% sugar cut out from food products in three years, PHE finds
Good nutrition can contribute to keeping COVID-19 and other diseases away
Influence of vitamin D supplementation on a baby's gut microbiome
Revealing links between education and a good diet
8 April - MedicalXpress - Maternal obesity may be related to risk for ADHD in children
10 March 2020 - MedicalXpress - Junk food orders up trouble for young brains