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obese children put up for adoption

Seriously. What do you think of this? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/8740200/Obese-children-to-be-put-up-for-adoption.html I’m really interested, but also a little afraid, to hear what readers think. You can probably work out my opinion if you read my blog. I think it’s illegal because the actions … Continue reading

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Today’s obesity study funded by pharmaceuticals industry

OK, here’s another bit of valuable information about today’s obesity ‘news’. Today the UK’s Press, TV and radio went into a frenzy reporting the first paper in The Lancet Obesity Series describing the global initiators of the obesity epidemic according to a study by … Continue reading

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Obesity rates cause hat sales to plummet

Oh my goodness! There’s so much for me to talk about today that I don’t know where to start. First thing is that obese people seem to have no heads. There are pictures everywhere today of headless obese people. In … Continue reading

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Health news you can trust or one for the toilet?

I read today’s health news about ‘obesity prevention’ starting to have a positive impact with surprise. In all the years since I’ve been researching into this stuff I’ve never found any evidence that the way we’re dealing with the so-called … Continue reading

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Can stopping your kids eating sweets make them obese?

A new study from researchers at Louisiana State University suggests that kids who eat sweets are less likely to be obese than kids who avoid eating them. Well, this is how the reports are telling the tale. I prefer to say: “A new … Continue reading

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Eating too much? Counselling for the brain works best

There’s a ‘news’ story out today that says overeating counselling (they call it ‘obesity counselling’ but that’s just prejudice) should focus on neurobehavioural processes – the ways the brain controls eating behaviour in response to biological and environmental factors – instead … Continue reading

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Who benefits from the media obsession with obesity?

I’m writing a feature for the magazine about fat. Not that Beautiful magazine is all about that, it’s not. In Beautiful magazine we cover a diverse range of subjects including celebrities, food, reviews, fashion and beauty to name a few. … Continue reading

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