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Obesity - childhood

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
28 April 2015 - DG News - Early Exposure to Antibiotics Linked With Obesity
24 April 2015 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3-supplemented formula leads to bigger children: Study
08 April 2015 - MNT - Critical windows to turn away junk food craving
30 March 2015 - The Conversation - Eight sneaky tricks to get your children to eat healthy food
29 March 2015 - Sydney Morning Herald - Jamie Oliver whips up support for junk food tax and right recipe for education
24 March 2015 - MNT - Bringing chefs into school kitchens proves effective in randomized trial for healthy eating
23 March 2015 - BBC Newsround - Half of kids don't eat veg each day
12 March 2015 - The Guardian - Tax on sugary drinks could save NHS £15m a year, claims study
26 February 2015 - BBC News - Energy drinks 'should be banned' for under-16s
20 February 2015 - Foodnavigator - WHO unveils nutrient profiling to restrict marketing to kids
09 February 2015 - ScienceDaily - Energy drinks significantly increase hyperactivity in schoolchildren, study finds
03 February 2015 - Medical News Today - A combination of early-life risk factors 'could quadruple the risk of childhood obesity'
03 February 2015 - EurekAlert - Socioeconomic differences in adolescent health getting wider
02 February 2015 - American Academy of Pediatrics - Many Pre-Packaged Toddler Meals and Snack Foods Contain Too Much Salt or Sugar
27 January 2015 - MNT - UK parents hounded by their kids to buy junk food they see on TV - BHF calls for ban on junk food ads before 9pm
14 January 2015 - Medical News Today - New sugar drinks policy launched by experts at the British Dietetic Association
07 January 2015 - The Conversation- All secondary schools could do with a head of well-being
31 December 2014 - Medical News Today - Children's national researchers study broad impact of obesity on diseases
26 December 2014 - Medical News Today - Fast-food consumption in children linked to poorer academic outcomes
17 December 2014 - Medical News Today - Obese children's brains more responsive to sugar
15 December 2015 - Leeds Beckett University - Study reveals no link between food environment and childhood obesity
02 December 2014 - Science Daily - Why does physical activity during childhood matter?
24 November 2014 - Science Daily - Obese children burdened by more than weight
19 November 2014 - NewsDaily - Kids still a target for marketers of sugary drinks: report
29 October 2014 - The Conversation - Mom's prenatal hardship turns baby's genes on and off