New US estimate links obesity to 18% of deaths.

August 27, 2013

Source: NHS Choices: Behind the Headlines

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Date of publication: 16th August, 2013.

Publication type: Journal article.

In a nutshell: A closer look at the research behind recent headlines which suggested that obesity is killing more people than thought.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.

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Children of obese mums may die younger.

August 27, 2013

Source: NHS Choices: Behind the Headlines

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Date of publication: 14th August, 2013

Publication type: Journal article.

In a nutshell: A closer look behind the recent headlines which suggested that children of obese mothers were more likely to die earlier.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.

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The emerging role of dietary fructose in obesity and cognitive decline.

August 27, 2013

Source: Nutrition, 2013, 12:114.

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Date of publication: August, 2013.

Publication type: Journal article.

In a nutshell: This paper looks initially at the association between a noted increased intake of dietary fructose and obesity, cognitive decline and dementia, then goes on to consider the beneficial effects of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been linked to promising results in cognitive function including ameliorating the impact of a high-fructose diet.

Length of publication: 12 pages.


Skin cancer and obesity share genetic link.

April 18, 2013

Source: NHS Choices.

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Date of publication: 4th March, 2013.

Publication type: Journal article.

In a nutshell: A closer look behind recent headlines which suggested a genetic link between skin cancer and obesity.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.

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Does the 5:2 intermittent fasting diet work?

February 8, 2013

Source: NursingTimes.Net
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Date of publication: 20th January, 2013.
Publication type: Journal article.
In a nutshell: An examination of the 5:2 intermittent fasting diet which has recently gained popularity.
Length of publication: 1 web page.


Is childcare “making kids chubbier”?

December 13, 2012

Source: NHS Choices

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Date of publication: 20th November, 2012.

Publication type: Journal article.

In a nutshell: A closer look at the research behind recent headlines which suggested that children who go to nursery are more likely to be overweight than those cared for by their parents.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.

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‘It’s not what you eat, it’s when you eat’ claim.

October 8, 2012

Source: NHS Choices

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Date of publication: 14th September, 2012.

Publication type: Journal article.

In a nutshell: A closer look at the research behind recent headlines which suggested that the timing of a meal is more important than the actual content.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.

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