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Age-related changes in body weight may have a positive impact on mental health. keithload/Flickr

Take it easy fellas, old-age spread could make you healthier

Being overweight in childhood, adolescence or during adulthood has traditionally been thought to increase the long-term risk of diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular events and some cancers as well as…
NGOs, public health associations and consumer organisations disagree with industry groups about the most useful system for labelling our foods.

Food industry digs in heels over traffic light labels

The fight over how to label our food has never been more intense. On one side of the argument we have public health associations, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and consumer groups looking for effective…
You can achieve a healthy weight gain during pregnancy by eating healthily and being physically active. TuttleTree

Why it’s a bad idea to eat for two during pregnancy

In the past, women have often been told they should eat for two during pregnancy. This old adage is not true anymore, especially if women are overweight or obese when starting their pregnancy. Restricting…

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