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Most adults want junk food advert ban, says poll

most adults want junk food advert ban, says pollThree-quarters of adults support a ban on junk food advertising before the 9pm TV watershed, according to a new poll.The survey of more than 1,700 people, for Cancer Research UK found 74% would back a..
Western Daily Press 2 days ago

Public back ban on children's junk food advertising

Three quarters of the UK public back a ban on junk food advertising before the 9pm TV watershed, according to a new survey. And one in two support a tax on sugary drinks, which could help tackle the..
Science Daily 2 days ago

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News video: Researchers Say BMI Leads to False Accusations of Being Unhealthy

Researchers Say BMI Leads to False Accusations of Being Unhealthy 00:42

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles say Body Mass Index is an inaccurate method of determining a person's overall health. In a study published this week in the International..
Source: Wochit News - 2 days ago

News video: Virginia lawmakers pushing childhood exercise bill

Virginia lawmakers pushing childhood exercise bill

With childhood obesity rates on the rise, Virginia lawmakers are working to push through a bill requiring students state-wide to get at least 20 minutes of physical activity a day.
Source: WDBJ - 5 days ago

News video: Workout Wednesday: Fighting Childhood Obesity

Workout Wednesday: Fighting Childhood Obesity 04:27

Cynthia Newsome talked to Jane Sosland with the University of Kansas Medical Center to find out how to fight childhood obesity.
Source: 41 Action News - 6 days ago

News video: Y-MOT Outreach Ministries, Inc.

Y-MOT Outreach Ministries, Inc.

Patrick Simmons explains the mission of Y-MOT Outreach Ministries, Inc.
Source: WATN - 2 weeks ago



Source: WATN - 2 weeks ago


Junk food advertising ban sought in UK

A NEW survey shows two thirds of British adults want junk food promotions, like two-for-one-deals, reduced to help combat childhood obesity.
Daily Telegraph 2 days agoAlso reported by •Courier MailHerald SunPerth Now

Childhood obesity is a national emergency, says Jeremy Hunt

Health secretary promises robust action to tackle obesity, as Jamie Oliver says campaigners will ‘get more ninja’ if sugar tax is not adopted Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, described the..
guardian.co.uk 2 days ago

Jamie Oliver indicates he will campaign to kick Tories from office if they fail over childhood obesity

TV chef and healthy eating campaigner says ministers should be put 'out of power as soon as possible' if they fall short on plans
Telegraph.co.uk 2 days ago

'Kids in the Kitchen' Community Program Awarded $20,000 Grant from General Mills

The Junior League of Phoenix Program Aimed at Fighting Childhood Obesity Helps to Build a Healthy Arizona Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) February 04, 2016 The Junior League of Phoenix (JLP) announced..
PRWeb 6 days ago

Watch: 'Dancing With the Stars' Pro Sued After Posting Offensive Meme

Val Chmerkovskiy is being sued after posting a meme about childhood obesity featuring a girl with Down syndrome.
ABCNews.com 1 week ago

Vote now: Should fast food outlets be banned from building near...

vote now: should fast food outlets be banned from building near...Members of Exeter City Council's Health and Wellbeing Board will today discuss if planning policies should be changed to reduce the number of fast food outlets built near schools.Childhood obesity..
Exeter Express and Echo 1 week ago

Children who live near supermarkets eat more fruit and veg, study...

children who live near supermarkets eat more fruit and veg, study...A university study has found that children who live closer to a supermarket eat better. Researchers at Harvard University held a study of 500 obese or overweight US youngsters and found that for every..
Lincolnshire Echo 1 week ago

'DWTS' pro Valetin Chmerkovskiy sued after posting offensive meme

"Dancing with the Stars" pro Valentin Chmerkovskiy has been sued on behalf of a teenaged girl with Down syndrome whose image he had posted on social media in a commentary on childhood obesity.
Newsday 1 week ago

Val Chmerkovskiy Sued: Meme About Childhood Obesity Gets 'DWTS' Pro In Big Trouble

val chmerkovskiy sued: meme about childhood obesity gets 'dwts' pro in big troubleVal Chmerkovskiy is being sued after posting a meme on his Twitter account.
Starpulse.com 1 week ago

The simple thing that can reduce childhood obesity in schools

Water substitutes for caloric sodas, energy drinks and chocolate milk lead to modest but significant weight loss in NYC...
Deseret News 1 week ago

Passive smoking can increase weight and decrease school grades in children finds new study

A recent US study has found that children exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to show increased levels of body fat, and decreased levels of cognitive ability. As previous studies in this..
DNA 2 weeks ago

Jamie Oliver: ‘Brands are not even getting the basics right when it comes to tackling childhood obesity’

Jamie Oliver has issued a damning indictment on the state of the food and drinks industry’s attempts to tackle childhood obesity, saying it is barely managing to get the basics right and that brands..
Marketing Week 2 weeks ago

How vitamin A can reduce scarring in blood vessels

how vitamin a can reduce scarring in blood vessels*New York:* A team of US researchers has developed a new biodegradable material with built-in vitamin A which has been shown to reduce scarring in blood vessels. While scarring is a natural part of..
Mid-Day 2 weeks ago

Wal-Mart's shutdown creates new food deserts

(AP) — Wal-Mart's decision to shutter 154 stores across the country means that, starting Thursday, residents without cars in a neighborhood near a historically black college outside Birmingham,..
SeattlePI.com 2 weeks ago

Sutter Health signs deal to sponsor MLS team in Silicon Valley

Sacramento-based Sutter Health said Tuesday it has signed a multiyear sponsorship deal with the San Jose Earthquakes, a Major League Soccer franchise. Beginning this week, the Sutter Health name will..
bizjournals 2 weeks ago

Childhood Obesity Panel: 40 Million Kids under 5 Overweight

An independent panel on obesity commissioned by the World Health Organization is urging governments, educators, agribusiness and food marketers to do more to help fight childhood obesity.In a report..
Newsmax 2 weeks ago

Governments must act to reverse alarming rise in childhood obesity, UN report warns

New York, Jan 26 : Facing a global epidemic in childhood obesity with the number of overweight children under five on track to jump from 42 million to 70 million over the next decade, a United Nations..
newKerala.com 2 weeks ago

WHO: 41m children under 5 are overweight

who: 41m children under 5 are overweightCHILDHOOD obesity is caused by food and drinks that contain too much sugar, salt and fats, as well as by a lack of physical activity.
Herald Sun 2 weeks ago

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