Overweight & Obesity

Mexico targets junk food as obesity takes toll amid pandemic

As more states propose or approve bans on junk food sales to minors, Mexico is seeing the tide turn against high-calorie snacks that experts say have given the country one of the highest rates of childhood obesity and an ...

Health

Six easy ways to encourage children to eat less sugar

A new campaign from Public Health England is urging parents to limit snacks for children to two a day, and 100 calories a piece. The aim is to reduce kids' sugar consumption – according to PHE data, children eat on average ...

Health

How food-related warnings backfire among dieters

We have all seen messages from the "food police" telling us that sugary snacks are bad. But is it possible that seeing these messages actually make us more likely to eat sugary snacks? Researchers at Arizona State University, ...

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