Health and medical - Obesity

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Are there such things as fattening foods?

‘Fattening’ is one of those words that I really don’t...

NEWS

Childhood obesity reduces quality of life

Child obesity potentially affects quality of life as much as...

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Obesity: A vital election issue

Three years ago, I wrote a story for Healthy Food...

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How much protein do babies really need?

There has been quite a bit of confusion over a news...

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Should we talk to our children about their...

Childhood obesity and the education system have been in the...

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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...

ADVICE

Less screen time, more ‘huff and puff’ for...

Researchers recommend reduced screen time, removing electronic devices from bedrooms...

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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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