Health and medical - Obesity

Healthy eating advice to prevent obesity at every age and tips for limiting sugar and saturated fat.

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A tax we can be sweet with

Niki Bezzant calls for government action on taxing sugar-sweetened beverages....

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Are you skinny fat?

You might look like you’re the picture of the health...

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How to be plant powered

Science is just scratching the surface of the benefits of...

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Could you swap your medication for trainers?

GPs prescribing exercise and other non-clinical activities is on the...

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Obesity in pregnancy may affect baby’s brain development

University of Otago researchers have recently found a clue as...

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Why aren’t diets dead?

If you’ve been paying attention to social media lately, you...

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Kiwi obesity stubbornly high

Adult obesity rates have increased from 27 per cent of...

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NZ obesity numbers remain stubbornly high

The most current data show 1.26 million Kiwi adults, and...

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Your guide to healthier takeaways

Sometimes it's just convenient to cosy up on the couch...

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‘Food swamps’ swallow kids’ choices

How much do you think about the environment around you?...

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Is your job making you fat?

Whether night-shift work is a necessity or a lifestyle choice,...

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Home-based model helps obese children

A home-based programme to tackle obesity has the improved health...

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Home rules help obesity-risk kids

Good habits at home, such as eating breakfast and having...

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What men can learn from Simon Gault

I’ve enjoyed watching the Prime TV series Why Are We...

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Are there such things as fattening foods?

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

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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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