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Obesity crisis means 40 million Brits could be overweight by the year 2035

Future generations could be faced with severe health problems and shorter lifespans if action is not taken now to tackle an obesity crisis that is threatening to spiral out of control, according to a new report. The Obesity Health Alliance … Continue reading

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Pounds gained for lbs lost: Overweight people could be paid to lose weight

The UK obesity crisis has reached such epic proportions – one in 4 Brits are now classified as obese – that the NHS are now throwing their weight behind a plan to reward people who successfully lose weight. Under proposed … Continue reading

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Junk food diets could stop people craving healthier food

Scientists warn that a diet full of fatty junk food and sugary treats could actually work to destroy our urge to consume healthy food products. An Australian study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology with rats found that not … Continue reading

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Australia’s obesity rates are on the rise

The UK and U.S. are two of the most obvious nations that spring to mind associated with the words: ‘obesity crisis’. However, there are numerous other countries in the developed world that are also apparently fighting a battle against the … Continue reading

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Obese schoolchildren are having to wear adult sized uniforms

More evidence of Britain’s alarming obesity epidemic was laid bare last night in the latest edition of Channel 5’s ‘Big Body Squad’ series; some children as young as just eleven years of age are now shockingly having to squeeze into … Continue reading

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