obesity

Healthy Eating Week to zero in on children’s better-for-you snacking habits

Healthy Eating Week​​ (13-17 June) is celebrating its 10th​ anniversary, which has prompted the non-profit to go all out with the ‘biggest and best’ event. “School children today are more aware of the need to protect the environment than those who were in school 10 years ago when we held the first Healthy Eating Week,”​ …

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Under the influence — how we must escape the pressure to eat unhealthily

Eating is strongly influenced by social context. We eat differently when we are with other people. If we eat with someone who is filling their plate, we are more likely to eat more than if we are dining alone. Conversely, we might eat less than usual if we think that eating a small amount will …

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