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16 May 2019 - BBC - Ultra-processed foods 'make you eat more'
16 May 2019 - The Conversation - Ultra-processed food causes weight gain – firm evidence at last
14 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - What happens when your picky toddler becomes a teen?
4 April 2019 - BBC - The diets cutting one in five lives short every year
28 March 2019 - Futurity - These brain cells naturally stop overeating
28 March 2019 - Science Daily - The salt-craving neurons: How the appetite for salt is shaped by a taste for sodium
9 January 2019 - Science Daily - Carrots or candy bars? Context shapes choice of healthy foods
28 November 2018 - MedicalXpress - Children with ASD are not just picky eaters
19 October 2018 - Futurity - This part of the brain may shape our food choices
9 October 2018 - ITV.com - ITV and Veg Power teaming up on new advertising initiative to get the nation eating veg
17 September 2018 - MedicalXpress - Stress over fussy eating prompts parents to pressure or reward at mealtime
14 September 2018 - MedicalXpress - Picky eating may mask larger issues
3 September 2018 - The Conversation - Health Check: what are nightshade vegetables and are they bad for you?
22 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Parents, don't panic - your picky eater is in good health
14 June 2018 - MedicalXpress - Foods combining fats and carbohydrates more rewarding than foods with just fats or carbs
11 June 2018 - EurekAlert - Large study finds workplace foods contribute to unhealthy eating
21 May 2018 - MedicalXpress - Consumers focus on food types, not portions, when it comes to perceived healthiness
1 May 2018 - The Conversation - Want to eat better? You might be able to train yourself to change your tastes
27 March 2018 - The Guardian - Can the ad industry persuade us to eat more vegetables?
15 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Obesity risk doubles for teens bombarded with junk food adverts
19 January 2018 - MedicalXpress - Frequent family meals promote good nutritional health in children
9 January 2018 - Science Daily - Sleeping for longer leads to a healthier diet
8 December 2017 - MedicalXpress - Your mood depends on the food you eat, and what you should eat changes as you get older
28 November 2017 - BBC News - Children 'bombarded by junk food' ads on family shows
17 November 2017 - Nutraingredients - Nutritional fact panel update? ‘Single design not uniformly effective,’ says study
7 November 2017 - The Conversation - The long, strange history of dieting fads
26 October 2017 - Science Daily - Junk food almost twice as distracting as healthy food
3 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - Got a picky eater? How 'nature and nurture' may be influencing eating behavior in young children
10 August 2017 - The Conversation - How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health
03 July 2017 - The Conversation - How slimming became an obsession with women in post-war Britain
2 May 2017 - Science Daily - Got a sweet tooth? Blame your liver
24 April 2017 - NutraIngredients - Study unlocks how genes may affect dietary preferences
24 April 2017 - MedicalXpress - Autism Speaks issues special report
18 April 2017 - TheConversation - South Africa needs more than a sugar tax to get to the bottom of obesity
18 April 2017 - TheConversation - Artificial sweeteners are said to be ‘lite’ but they leave a heavy burden on your health
10 March 2017 - BBC - Why gluten free might not be so good for you after all
21 February 2017 - DailyMail - Why IS chocolate so impossible to resist? TV doctor reveals the reasons why certain foods can make you addicted
10 February 2017 - MedicalXpress - Winning the veggie wars with kids
10 February 2017 - BBC - Should I worry about arsenic in my rice?
20 January 2016 - TheConversation - Bribing kids to eat vegetables is not sustainable – here's what to do instead
18 January 2017 - Nutraingredients - Energy drink consumption associated with mental health problems for teens
13 January 2017 - Eurekalert - Depression as hard on the heart as obesity and cholesterol
11 January 2017 - Eurekalert - Study explains how western diet leads to overeating and obesity
4 January 2017 - The Guardian - Sugar is the ‘alcohol of the child’, yet we let it dominate the breakfast table
2 Jan 2017 - The Guardian - The Case Against Sugar review - an unsweetened attack on diet myths
20 December 2016 - Food Navigator - Consumers assume food must be expensive to be healthy: Study
20 December 2016 - The Conversation - Christmas stuffing: here's what happens to your body when you overeat
17 December 2016 - The Age - Saturated fats: Health debate skips dietary benefits of omega-3 fats, experts say
22 December 2016 - The Conversation - How reliable is the Eatwell Guide, the official chart of what foods you should be eating?
30 November 2016 - Nature.com - A new global research agenda for food