www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that food companies have been accused by the World Health Organisation, the public health arm of the UN, of finding ways to bypass the rules on advertising unhealthy products to children and fuelling the obesity epidemic.
www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that local councils should look at banning fizzy drinks in schools and other "nannying" policies after new figures revealed there are almost 30,000 preventable deaths a year, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.
www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that new research from Weight Watchers has found that men are more likely to go on a diet when they have newborns, than if their GP tells them to or when trying to impress the opposite sex.
www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that women in the UK will soon be able to take home pregnancy tests which check on the progress of their baby, instead of just indicating whether they are expecting, experts have said.
www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that babies’ lives are being put at risk by rising numbers of overweight women in Britain as they are more likely to be born prematurely, scientists have warned.
www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that there is no link between children’s academic performance and mothers who go out to work in the first years of their lives, according to new research.
www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that there has been a four-fold increase in the number of children and teenagers admitted to hospital for obesity-related conditions in the last decade, doctors in England and Wales warn.
www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that Ofsted is to trial an improvement programme with nurseries and pre-schools that ‘are not yet good’ in three London boroughs over the next few weeks.
www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that a report by the Centre for Social Justice says lone parent families are increasing by more than 20,000 a year, and will top two million by the next general election.
www.grub4life.org.uk today reports that pregnant patients at hospitals in London and Kent will be able to trial a new non-invasive test to determine whether their unborn child has Down Syndrome.
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