Health and medical - Obesity

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Evidence of obesity, cancer association

Strong evidence supports the association between obesity and some major...

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Gut bug transfer for healthy weight

A New Zealand study into the effect of transplanting gut...

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Low-fat, plant-based diet helps health – study

A small study of obese or overweight people in Gisborne...

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The diseases your diet can save you from

How is it possible people in developed countries are showing...

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What’s all the fuss about sugar?

Obesity and related chronic diseases are a huge cost to...

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How to make your vote count

With the upcoming election drawing near, HFG editor Niki Bezzant...

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There’s something we need to talk about…

They say it’s not a good idea to talk about...

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Are you eating more than you think (without...

Unless you are extraordinarily disciplined with your eating, chances are...

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Are our kids destined to be obese?

It’s back to school and with the new school year...

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What Coke could really do to tackle obesity

Coca Cola is no-one’s idea of a health food –...

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Sugar – should we stop eating it?

Everyone’s talking about sugar at the moment. It comes in...

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TV programming contributing to obesity?

YOUR SAY: HFG reader Don Donovan of Albany, Auckland writes... "Child...

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Behind the headlines: Should sugary drinks be taxed?

HFG editor Niki Bezzant looks at the much-debated issue of...

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Is your child overweight or obese?

31% of NZ children aged 5-14 years are overweight or...

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The right way to handle childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is a growing problem in New Zealand. How...

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Six readers share: How I reclaimed my health

Six Healthy Food Guide readers tell their inspiring stories of...

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How to manage an overweight or obese child

It can be tough managing an overweight child - especially...

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