Ari Snaevarsson

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Britons under-report calorie intake, study suggests

<b>Britons are under-reporting their daily calorie consumption - potentially misleading policymakers attempting to curb obesity, research suggests.</b><p>The Behavioural Insights Team points to scientific and economic data showing people eat 3,000 calories, compared to the 2,000 cited in official surveys.<p>It …

Children's packed lunches are helping to fuel obesity timebomb as study reveals hidden health dangers

Millions of children face an obesity “time bomb” due to the high sugar content of their packed lunches.<p>The largest study of its kind has found …

Fat vs fair: Pentagon mulls new obesity standards for soldiers

Rising concerns about US soldier obesity are pushing the Pentagon to rewrite fitness standards for the first time in 14 years. New rules are expected …

Scientists warn Britain fat, not sugar, is to blame for obesity

Why fat, not sugar, is to blame for obesity: Scientists warn public health campaigns on Britain's weight crisis could be misguided<p><b>Scientists warn</b> …

Obesity,World Health Organisation,Society,Health,World news,Diabetes,United Nations,Australia news,Health policy,Politics,UK news<p>Westernised diets blamed as figures predict failure to meet 2025 target of no increase in obesity or diabetes beyond 2010 levels<p>UN goals on diet-related disease will fail …

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Kids Eat 30 More Calories After Commercials for 'Unhealthy' Foods, Study Finds

Children are more likely to chow down on extra calories immediately after watching a food ad for an "unhealthy" treat, according to an analysis of …