Sugar taxes may not prevent obesity and associated conditions overnight, but they can be part of the solution.
Do you know what your child is eating at school?
Obesity crisis: pizza, pastries, chips, donuts, cookies, hot dogs, and burgers – just your average school lunch.
Women in customer facing roles often suffer most.
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People with obesity earn less and have a harder time finding work.
No, being thin doesn’t mean you can live off junk food.
Most people assume the only reason to eat healthy foods is to stay slim. But being slim doesn't mean you're healthy, and doesn't mean it's OK to eat junk.
Eating healthfully adds up quickly.
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Consumers tend to think that healthy foods have to cost more than their less nutritional counterparts. New psychological research looks at how pervasive this is.
A diet like this isn’t particularly good for your waistline – or the planet.
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Climate change will make it harder to eat healthily.
Our food environment could influence the type of food we buy.
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