Teens who watch TV ads for junk food likely to crave junk food

Cancer Research UK have published a new report entitled “New evidence on TV marketing and junk food consumption amongst 11-19 year olds 10 years after broadcast regulations”. The report examines young people’s exposure to junk food marketing on television and its link to diet and weight.

25/01/2018   by Anne Parle  

Sleep and obesity

Sleeping for longer each night could lead to a healthier diet according to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

18/01/2018   by Anne Parle  

Availability of processed foods linked to obesity

Researchers have found an association between the availability of processed food in the home and obesity.

18/01/2018   by Anne Parle  

Sugary drinks and weight gain

A systematic review paper has provided further evidence that sugary drinks consumption is associated with obesity in children and adults. 

11/01/2018   by Anne Parle  

Ethics of digital food marketing to children

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published an article discussing the ethics of assessing digital marketing of food and drink to children. 

09/01/2018   by Anne Parle  

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