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22 May 2017 - BBC.com - How food can improve your mental health
17 May 2017 - World Health Organisation - New WHO study on health and well-being of Europe’s youth reveals that obesity continues to rise
2 May 2017 - Science Daily - Got a sweet tooth? Blame your liver
21 April 2017 - The Guardian - Stroke and dementia risk linked to artificial sweeteners, study suggests
20 April 2017 - MedicalXpress - Is soda bad for your brain? (and is diet soda worse?)
20 April 2017 - MedPage Today - Study Links Diet Soda to Stroke, Dementia
7 March 2017 - MedicalXpress - The deadly impact of a poor diet: study
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
14 February 2017 - MedicalXpress - 'Fat taxes' could save billons in healthcare costs: study
18 January 2017 - Nutraingredients - Energy drink consumption associated with mental health problems for teens
10 January 2017 - MedicalXpress - Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners jumps by 200 percent in US children
5 January 2017 - The Guardian - Is sugar the world's most popular drug?
4 January 2017 - The Guardian - Sugar is the ‘alcohol of the child’, yet we let it dominate the breakfast table
3 January 2017 - The Guardian - No evidence sugar-free soft drinks aid weight loss – study
22 December 2016 - The Conversation - How reliable is the Eatwell Guide, the official chart of what foods you should be eating?
1 December 2016 - BBC - 'Diet is global food policy's elephant in the room'
17 October 2016 - MedicalXpress - Replacing diet beverages with water may help diabetic patients lose weight
10 October 2016 - Medicalxpress - Fast-food calorie labeling unlikely to encourage healthy eating
30 September 2016 - Left Foot Forward - Is sugar the new tobacco? The industry's lobbying tactics suggest so
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'
14 June 2016 - New Study Finds 43% of Products Marketed to Kids are Artificially Dyed With Links to Behavioral Problems Causing Concern
24 Aug 2015 - The Guardian - Robert Lustig: the man who believes sugar is poison
18 May 2015 - MedicalXpress - Orange juice could help improve brain function in elderly people
28 April 2015 - Nutraingredients - EFSA adopts caffeine opinion
10 April 2015 - Cambridge Journals Blog - Sweetened fruit drinks could be linked to childhood asthma
01 April 2015 - ScienceDaily - Dangers of adolescent energy drink consumption for the heart: Cardiologists urge physicians, parents, educators to monitor adolescents' energy drink consumption more closely
29 March 2015 - Sydney Morning Herald - Jamie Oliver whips up support for junk food tax and right recipe for education
25 March 2015 - MedicalXpress - Children and energy drinks comprise a growing public health crisis
19 March 2015 - Nutraingredients - Nutrient profiling key to public health policies
17 March 2015 - Live Science - Diet Soda Linked to Increased Belly Fat in Older Adults
13 March 2015 - EurekAlert - Energy drinks raise resting blood pressure
12 March 2015 - The Guardian - Tax on sugary drinks could save NHS £15m a year, claims study
02 March 2015 - MedicalXpress - Soft drink tax could improve health of the nation
26 February 2015 - BBC News - Energy drinks 'should be banned' for under-16s
18 February 2015 - MedicalXpress - Popular soda ingredient poses cancer risk to consumers, new study suggests
16 February 2015 - FoodAct!ve - New campaign takes the fight to sugary drinks companies
12 February 2015 - BBC News - Row over sugar firms' links to scientists
11 February 2015 - bmj - Sugar: spinning a web of influence
09 February 2015 - ScienceDaily - Energy drinks significantly increase hyperactivity in schoolchildren, study finds
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
18 January 2015 - The Guardian - Welcome to the Coca-Cola London Eye … but health charities are already seeing red
15 January 2015 - EFSA - Caffeine: EFSA consults on draft assessment
14 January 2015 - Medical News Today - New sugar drinks policy launched by experts at the British Dietetic Association
08 December 2014 - Nutraingredients - New antioxidant capacity technique highlights potential inaccuracy in current system
19 November 2014 - NewsDaily - Kids still a target for marketers of sugary drinks: report