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Unusual eating behaviors may be a new diagnostic indicator for autism
Almost a third of Scots are now obese – and at risk of more cancers than smokers
20 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Processed foods may hold key to rise in autism
13 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - An extra burger meal a day eats the brain away
5 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study: Bad diets making for bad memories
30 May 2019 - BBC - Ultra-processed food linked to early death
Millions of Europeans at risk of chronic digestive diseases, new report reveals
BBC - Ultra-processed foods 'make you eat more'
Ultra-processed food causes weight gain – firm evidence at last
Can this food additive turn our gut bacteria against us?
13 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Common food additive E171 found to affect gut microbiota
European Commission urged to ban food additive E171: ‘Prevention is better than cure’
Children with ADHD may have higher risk for poor diet
15 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - Harmful compounds might be formed when foods containing the sweetener sucralose are heated
BBC - The diets cutting one in five lives short every year
Omega-3 fatty acids tied to fewer childhood asthma symptoms
The salt-craving neurons: How the appetite for salt is shaped by a taste for sodium
Good enough to eat? The toxic truth about modern food
BBC - The diet to save lives, the planet and feed us all? (NOT)
Sugar's sick secrets: How industry forces have manipulated science to downplay the harm
Could this widely used food additive cause celiac disease?
3 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Could phosphate additives in foods make you less active?
Insufficient sleep in children is associated with poor diet, obesity and more screen time
19 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Adding refined fiber to processed food could have negative health effects
Quitting junk food produces similar withdrawal-type symptoms as drug addiction
28 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Study finds sucralose produces previously unidentified metabolites
17 August 2018 - The Conversation - Exaggerated portions alongside real nutrition claims on cereal boxes may mislead consumers – new study
2 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Misleading claims on sugar-rich cereals
23 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Food additives a toxic mix for kids
Neuroscience News - How the Brain Controls Food Cravings
18 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Beef jerky and other processed meats associated with manic episodes
Foods combining fats and carbohydrates more rewarding than foods with just fats or carbs
Adolescents who consume a Western-type 'high-fat' diet may develop poor stress coping skills, signs of PTSD
14 May 2018 - The Guardian - Industrial trans fats must be removed from food supply, WHO says
1 May 2018 - The Conversation - Want to eat better? You might be able to train yourself to change your tastes
What is Britain eating? The ultra-processed truth about 10 of our bestselling foods
The Royal Society of Medicine - Poor rural population had best diet and health in mid-Victorian years
Sleeping for longer leads to a healthier diet
Food Fights: Are Vegan Diets Healthier for the Brain?
17 November 2017 - Nutraingredients - Nutritional fact panel update? ‘Single design not uniformly effective,’ says study
17 October 2017 - The Conversation - This is why child obesity rates have soared
Sugar in the diet may increase risks of opioid addiction
26 May 2017 - MedicalXpress - Fat nation - the rise and fall of obesity on the political agenda
22 May 2017 - - 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
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
21 February 2017 - DailyMail - Why IS chocolate so impossible to resist? TV doctor reveals the reasons why certain foods can make you addicted
20 February 2017 - Eurekalert - Only one-third of parents think they are doing a good job helping kids eat healthy