#ECO2019 Media: top English language news coverage

#ECO2019 Media: top English language news coverage

The 2019 European Congress on Obesity was the busiest yet and the science presented at the congress enjoyed tremendous news coverage. Here is a selection of English language press coverage from some of the scientific research shared at the congress:

WHO guidelines physical activity and sleep

BBC – No sedentary screen time for babies, WHO says

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-48021224

The Telegraph – Limit screen time to an hour a day for under 5s with none at all for under 2s, WHO says

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/04/24/limit-screen-time-hour-day-5s-none-2s-says/

Daily Mail – Babies and toddlers should spend NO time looking at screens and under-fives be limited to one hour a day, World Health Organisation tells parents

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6955027/Babies-toddlers-spend-NO-time-looking-screens-said.html

Underestimating child weight status

PA news wire story – Parent fail to admit kids are overweight, as seen in:

The Canberra Times, 7news.co.au:

https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/6093274/parents-fail-to-admit-kids-are-overweight/?cs=14232

https://7news.com.au/news/health/parents-fail-to-admit-kids-are-overweight-c-81915

PA news wire story  – ‘He’s just big boned’: GPs, parents fail to admit kids are overweight, as seen in:

The Sydney Morning Herald:

https://www.smh.com.au/world/europe/he-s-just-big-boned-gps-parents-fail-to-admit-kids-are-overweight-20190428-p51hyu.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_feed

AP newswire story – Parents ‘in denial’ about overweight children, as seen in:

Yahoo news:

https://au.news.yahoo.com/parents-in-denial-about-overweight-children-053650983.html

The Observer – Half of all parents fail to spot child obesity, new study says

The Guardian – Half of all parents ‘fail to spot’ child obesity

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/apr/28/half-of-all-parents-fail-to-spot-child-obesity

The Sunday Telegraph – Parents in denial over children’s obesity

The Telegraph – More than half of parents underestimate how overweight their children are, research suggests

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/04/28/half-parents-underestimate-overweight-children-research-suggests/

Daily Mail – Parents are ‘in denial’ over childhood obesity with over 54% underestimating how overweight their boys and girls are

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6967991/Parents-denial-obesity-54-underestimating-overweight-children-are.html

Sun – FACE THE FATS Parents a fat lot of good in obesity crisis as more than half think their children are slimmer than they really are

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8955577/parents-obesity-overweight-half-cant-tell/

Healthday – For Kids, Obesity and Mental Health Woes Often Go Hand-in-Hand

https://consumer.healthday.com/vitamins-and-nutrition-information-27/obesity-health-news-505/for-kids-obesity-and-mental-health-woes-often-go-hand-in-hand-745590.html

Express – Child obesity: Parents turn a blind eye to their children’s weight
https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1120031/obesity-children-parents-ignore-weight-overweight

Radio 4 – Woman’s Hour

The Age – Doctors underestimate obese patients’ weight loss attempts: study

https://www.theage.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellness/doctors-underestimate-patients-weight-loss-attempts-study-20190429-p51i4b.html

Stuff.co.nz –Most doctors believe people with obesity don’t want to lose weight

https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/life/112332371/most-doctors-believe-people-with-obesity-dont-want-to-lose-weight–study

Sydney Morning Herald – Doctors underestimate obese patients’ weight loss attempts: study

https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellness/doctors-underestimate-patients-weight-loss-attempts-study-20190429-p51i4b.html

US News and World Report – How Much Does Your Kid Weigh? Chances Are, You’re Underestimating

https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2019-04-28/how-much-does-your-kid-weigh-chances-are-youre-underestimating

OnMedica – Study reveals parents and doctors failing to spot child obesity

https://www.onmedica.com/newsarticle.aspx?id=dfe70b7b-c8bb-41bd-ae9c-289f90a21c51

Commuting

ITV news – Obese people with active commute could cut risk of early death, study suggests

https://www.itv.com/news/2019-04-28/obese-people-with-active-commute-could-cut-risk-of-early-death-study-suggests/

The Sunday Times – Cycling to work could save your life, obese commuters told

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/cycling-to-work-could-save-your-life-obese-commuters-told-wbfbndfm2

The Telegraph – Being inactive could be more dangerous for the health than being obese, study suggests

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/04/28/inactive-could-dangerous-health-obese-study-suggests/

Medical Xpress – Being a car commuter with obesity linked to a 32% increased death risk

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-04-car-commuter-obesity-linked-death.html

ANI news – Obese people with active commute could cut risk of early death

https://www.aninews.in/news/health/obese-people-with-active-commute-could-cut-risk-of-early-death-study20190428155131/

Medscape – Cycling to Work Could Cut Obesity-Related Mortality

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/912266

Hindustan Times – Obese people with active commute could cut risk of early death

https://www.hindustantimes.com/health/obese-people-with-active-commute-could-cut-risk-of-early-death/story-qHZCoRXTjMQAttHn2LU67N.html

Lastly.com (Washington DC) – Obese People With Active Commute Can Lead to Longer Life, Says Study

https://www.latestly.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/obese-people-with-active-commute-can-lead-to-longer-life-says-study-800979.html

Doctor NDTV – Obese People Can Cut Risk Of Early Death By Doing This

https://doctor.ndtv.com/living-healthy/obese-people-can-cut-risk-of-early-death-by-doing-this-2030201

Forbes – Commuting By Car Is Killing You So Cycle Instead, Suggests Massive New Obesity Study

https://www.forbes.com/sites/carltonreid/2019/04/29/commuting-by-car-is-killing-you-so-cycle-instead-suggests-massive-new-obesity-study/#20faf2d2dc98

US News and World Report – For Obese People, Commuting by Car Can Be a Killer: Study

https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2019-04-28/for-obese-people-commuting-by-car-can-be-a-killer-study

Independent – People with ‘active commute’ have the same life expectancy regardless of weight, according to new research

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/obesity-bmi-life-expectancy-death-heart-disease-commute-a8891116.html

Obesity and emotional problems develop together

BBC – Obesity and depression ‘hand-in-hand’ in children

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-48067478

The Scotsman – Obesity linked to emotional problems

https://www.scotsman.com/health/obesity-linked-to-emotional-problems-1-4916340

Science Daily – Obesity and emotional problems appear to develop together from age 7

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/04/190427201943.htm

Timesnownews – Childhood obesity and depression: How are they linked? Tips to help your child maintain a healthy weight

https://www.timesnownews.com/health/article/childhood-obesity-and-depression-how-are-they-linked-tips-to-help-your-child-maintain-a-healthy-weight/409070

Yahoo style UK – Researchers have uncovered a link between childhood obesity and mental health problems

https://uk.style.yahoo.com/researchers-uncovered-link-childhood-obesity-mental-health-problems-113741448.html

Medical News Today – Obesity may put young people at risk of anxiety, depression

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325070.php

BMI NOVO study

PA newswire story – Obesity increases serious disease risk, as seen in:

The Australian

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/obesity-increases-serious-disease-risk/news-story/7847e8f0e7bf8e66b2295c59fc581ec4

BBC – Obesity: Study of 2.8 million shows increased disease and death risks

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-48088391

The Mirror (front page) – Over 18 million Brits in ‘fat danger zone’ and twice as likely to get diabetes

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/over-18-million-brits-fat-14923297

The Times – Obesity raises the risk of early death by up to 50%

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/obesity-raises-the-risk-of-early-death-by-up-to-50-t5srnhnr2

ITV – Obesity significantly increases risk of serious disease and early death, warn researchers

https://www.itv.com/news/2019-04-29/obesity-significantly-increases-risk-of-serious-disease-researchers-warn/

Independent – Obesity rates could be worse than thought as patients have not had BMi recorded, study finds

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/obesity-rates-bmi-body-mass-index-doctors-patients-european-congress-on-obesity-a8890556.html

Mail Online – Proof obesity kills: Study of 2.8m Britons shows it can raise the risk of an early death by 50% – and being even slightly overweight is also deadly

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6970135/Proof-obesity-kills-Study-2-8m-Britons-shows-raise-risk-early-death-50.html

i news – Each pound of extra fat increases risk of disease and early death

https://inews.co.uk/news/health/obesity-fat-risk-early-death-disease-study

The Guardian – Severely obese people in middle age 50% more likely to die early, study finds

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/apr/29/severely-obese-people-in-middle-age-50-more-likely-to-die-early-study-finds

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/apr/29/monday-briefing-dangers-of-obesity-laid-bare

Sky news – Severe obesity increases risk of early death by 50%, study finds

https://news.sky.com/story/severe-obesity-increases-risk-of-early-death-by-50-study-finds-11706738

The Sun – OBESITY DEATH RISK  Being overweight or obese could increase risk of an early death by up to 50 PER CENT, says study

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8959881/overweight-obese-early-death-risk/

Metro – There’s a very good chance that you’re in the ‘fat danger zone

https://metro.co.uk/2019/04/29/good-chance-fat-danger-zone-9333716/

Republika.co.id (Indonesia)

https://gayahidup.republika.co.id/berita/gaya-hidup/info-sehat/pqpn2w459/aktif-bergerak-tekan-risiko-kematian-dini-pada-orang-gemuk

Heilpraxisnet.de (Germany)

https://www.heilpraxisnet.de/naturheilpraxis/starkes-uebergewicht-erhoeht-das-risiko-fuer-emotionale-probleme-20190428451084

Medi Bulletin – Higher body mass index means greater risk of disease, death

https://medibulletin.com/higher-body-mass-index-means-greater-risk-of-disease-death/

The Daily Star – Bottle feeding babies makes them 22% more likely to be OBESE

https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/775680/breastfeeding-bottle-milk-babies-obesity-world-health-organisation

GEL PILL

PA newswire story – Capsules that expand in stomach could help with weight loss, as seen in:

Yahoo news

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/capsules-expand-stomach-could-help-060553719.html

Telegraph – Slimming pill offers hope for millions in battle against obesity

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/04/28/slimming-pill-offers-hope-millions-battle-against-obesity/

The Sun – PILL YOUR BOOTS Gel pill that helps fill the stomach could double tubby Brits’ chances of losing weight

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8959760/gel-pill-double-chance-losing-weight/

Mail Online – Breakthrough pill that expands in patients’ stomach DOUBLES the chance of losing weight if taken 20 minutes before a meal, researchers find

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6970093/Breakthrough-pill-expands-patients-stomach-DOUBLES-chance-losing-weight.html

The Guardian – Diet capsules that swell in stomach could help weight loss

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/apr/29/plenity-diet-capsules-could-help-weight-loss

The Times – Expanding pill fills void in battle to stop obesity (front page)

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/expanding-pill-fills-void-in-battle-to-stop-obesity-jgrjn0vm3

Radio 5 live

CNN – A capsule tricks your stomach into feeling full: could it treat obesity?

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/29/health/obesity-weight-loss-capsule-plenity-gelesis-fda/index.html

Harpers Bazaar – New slimming pill pledges to fight obesity and tackle weight loss

https://www.harpersbazaar.com/uk/beauty/fitness-wellbeing/a27303425/plenity-diet-capsules-could-help-with-weight-loss/

Cutting sugar in tea

BBC – Sugar ‘not necessary’ for a good cuppa

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-48085999

The Independent – Tea doesn’t need sugar to taste good, according to science

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/sugar-tea-sweet-taste-study-university-college-london-leeds-a8890666.html

ITV – Cutting sugar from tea does not affect fondness for beverage – study

https://www.itv.com/news/2019-04-29/cutting-sugar-from-tea-does-not-affect-fondness-for-beverage-study/

Mail Online – Just milk, please: Cutting out sugar in tea does NOT affect how fond you are of a cuppa, scientists say

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6971223/Cutting-sugar-tea-doesnt-change-peoples-fondness-drink-scientists-say.html

Mirror – Sugar is ‘not necessary’ for a delicious cuppa, scientists claim

https://www.mirror.co.uk/science/sugar-not-necessary-delicious-cuppa-14967864

Yorkshire Post – Cutting sugar from tea does not affect people’s fondness for the drink

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/health/cutting-sugar-from-tea-does-not-affect-people-s-fondness-for-the-drink-1-9737490

Business Recorder – Expandable slimming pill doubles chances of losing weight

https://www.brecorder.com/2019/04/29/493279/expandable-slimming-pill-doubles-chances-of-losing-weight/

Gulf Digital  News – Breakthrough pill that expands in stomach offers hope for people battling obesity

http://www.gdnonline.com/Details/536878/Breakthrough-pill-that-expands-in-stomach-offers-hope-for-people-battling-obesity

PA newswire story – Cutting sugar from tea does not affect fondness for beverage – study, as seen in:

AOL news

https://www.aol.co.uk/living/2019/04/28/cutting-sugar-from-tea-does-not-affect-fondness-for-beverage-a/

i news – Tea doesn’t need sugar to be enjoyable, say scientists

https://inews.co.uk/news/health/tea-doesnt-need-sugar-study-taste-test-sweetener/

Metro – Scientists say sugar isn’t needed for a good cup of tea

https://metro.co.uk/2019/04/29/scientists-say-sugar-isnt-needed-good-cup-tea-9334078/

Dunyanews.tv (Pakistan) – No sugar needed to make tea taste good: reports

https://dunyanews.tv/en/Technology/489337-No-sugar-needed-make-tea-taste-good-reports

Diabetes UK – Tea drinkers will not miss sugar after quitting, research shows

https://www.diabetes.co.uk/news/2019/apr/tea-drinkers-will-not-miss-sugar-after-quitting,-research-shows-92010656.html

Children eating later in day weight risk

PA newswire story – Meals later in the day could make children fat, as seen in:

Portugal news

http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/meals-later-in-the-day-could-make-children-fat/49308

Mail Online – Skipping breakfast makes children fat as catching up on calories later in the day leads to overeating as they grow older, study suggests

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6970125/Skipping-breakfast-makes-children-fat-catching-calories-later-leads-overeating.html

The Scotsman – Giving young kids big meals later in day increases long-term weight risk, study suggests

https://www.scotsman.com/health/giving-young-kids-big-meals-later-in-day-increases-long-term-weight-risk-study-suggests-1-4916796

Metro – Bigger meals later in day ‘risk making children fat’

https://www.metro.news/bigger-meals-later-in-day-risk-making-children-fat/1538012/

theidendependent – Skipping breakfast tied to higher risk of heart-related death, study finds

http://www.theindependentbd.com/post/197578

Obesity and kidney cancer children

PA newswire story – Kidney cancer risk for tall, heavy kids, as seen in:

The Australian

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/kidney-cancer-risk-for-tall-heavy-kids/news-story/9c149ef646b38e694994c1e0b973a87f

AAP newswires story – Kidney cancer risk for tall, heavy kids, as seen in:

Perth Now

https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/health/kidney-cancer-risk-for-tall-heavy-kids-ng-s-1940604

Science Daily – Heavier and taller children are more likely to develop kidney cancer as adults than their average-sized peers

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/04/190429125316.htm

Healthsite.com – Heavy, tall kids are at higher risk of kidney cancer

https://www.thehealthsite.com/news/heavy-tall-kids-are-at-higher-risk-of-kidney-cancer/

Independent Online (South Africa) – Heavy, tall kids at higher risk of kidney cancer

https://www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/health/heavy-tall-kids-at-higher-risk-of-kidney-cancer-22172560

Pregnant women with obesity risk hypertension

ANI news – Pregnant women who were overweight in childhood at risk of hypertensive disorders

https://www.aninews.in/news/health/pregnant-women-who-were-overweight-in-childhood-at-risk-of-hypertensive-disorders-study20190429120728/

Doctorndtv – Women Who Have Undergone Weight-loss Surgery At Risk Of Birth Complications

https://doctor.ndtv.com/living-healthy/women-who-have-undergone-weight-loss-surgery-at-risk-of-birth-complications-2030192

New Kerala (Washington DC) – Pregnant women who were overweight in childhood at risk of hypertensive disorders: Study

https://www.newkerala.com/news/read/134768/pregnant-women-who-were-overweight-in-childhood-at-risk-of-hypertensive-disorders-study.html

BMI measured by GP

The Scotsman – Quarter of Scots patients have ‘never had BMI measured by doctor’

https://www.scotsman.com/health/quarter-of-scots-patients-have-never-had-bmi-measured-by-doctor-1-4916626

OnMedica – Study reveals parents and doctors failing to spot child obesity
http://www.onmedica.com/NewsArticle.aspx?id=dfe70b7b-c8bb-41bd-ae9c-289f90a21c51

Bariatric surgery higher risk pregnancy complications

Medical news – Women who have undergone bariatric surgery may be at higher risk of pregnancy complications

https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190428/Women-who-have-undergone-bariatric-surgery-may-be-at-higher-risk-of-pregnancy-complications.aspx

Medical Daily – Weight-Loss Surgery Before Pregnancy Puts Babies At High Risk Of ‘Congenital Anomalies’

https://www.medicaldaily.com/weight-loss-surgery-pregnancy-puts-babies-high-risk-congenital-anomalies-433669

Mole Post Gazette – Women Get Increased Risk of Delivering Premature Babies after Undergoing Weight-Loss Surgery before Pregnancy

http://molepostgazette.com/2019/04/29/women-get-increased-risk-of-delivering-premature-babies-after-undergoing-weight-loss-surgery-before-pregnancy/

Breastfeeding protects against childhood obesity

PA newswire story – Breastfeeding reduces child obesity: study, as seen in:

Canberra Times

https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/6098363/breastfeeding-reduces-child-obesity-study/?cs=14232

The Guardian – Breastfeeding reduces child obesity risk by up to 25%, WHO finds

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/apr/30/breastfeeding-reduces-child-obesity-risk-by-up-to-25-who-finds

The Times newspaper

Daily Mail – Babies given formula milk instead of being breastfed are 25% more likely to become obese

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6971871/Babies-given-formula-milk-instead-breastfed-25-likely-obese.html

The Telegraph – Bottle-fed babies are a quarter more likely to end up obese

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/04/30/bottle-fed-babies-quarter-likely-end-obese/

The Sun – MILK ROUND Bottle-fed babies are a quarter more likely to develop into overweight children, World Health Organisation research reveals

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8967655/bottle-fed-babies-quarter-more-likely-overweight/

Belfast Telegraph – Mixed feeding increases risk of childhood obesity, warns health agency

https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/mixed-feeding-increases-risk-of-childhood-obesity-warns-health-agency-38060871.html

Medical Xpress – Study confirms breastfeeding protects against child obesity, however levels of breastfeeding across Europe are well off

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-04-breastfeeding-child-obesity-europe-off-target.html

Yahoo style – Bottle-fed babies 25% more likely to end up overweight, new research suggests

https://uk.style.yahoo.com/bottle-fed-babies-likely-end-obese-new-research-suggests-091153778.html

On Medica – Breastfeeding ‘protects’ against child obesity

http://www.onmedica.com/newsArticle.aspx?id=3e03626c-ae54-45d9-a61d-be016bbec6fc

The Times – Breastfeeding rate in Ireland low for Europe

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/breastfeeding-rate-in-ireland-low-for-europe-cv8vnzj07

The Express – Breastfeeding ‘cuts childhood obesity’, new study shows

https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1121018/breastfeeding-childhood-obesity-study

News.com (Australia) – Hidden dangers of bottle feeding babies

https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/parenting/babies/hidden-dangers-of-bottle-feeding-babies/news-story/2d62ee216b3ccaef9565612853dd18dd

Daily Record – Bottle-fed babies more likely to become obese as breast milk is more healthy

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/lifestyle/family-kids/bottle-fed-babies-more-likely-14970449

Sugar Tax

PA newswire story – Sugary drinks not linked to childhood obesity, says new research, as seen in:

The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/sugar-drinks-child-obesity-fizzy-link-evidence-research-evidence-bmi-a8891371.html

Daily Mail – Questions over value of sugar tax as study finds children who drink soda are NOT heavier than other youngsters

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6971881/Children-drink-soda-NOT-heavier-youngsters-steer-clear-sweetened-drinks.html

The Scotsman – Study finds ‘no link’ between sugary drink consumption in children and increased BMI

https://www.scotsman.com/health/study-finds-no-link-between-sugary-drink-consumption-in-children-and-increased-bmi-1-4917555

Irish Examiner – Study suggests no link between sugary drinks and high calories intake in children

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/world/study-suggests-no-link-between-sugary-drinks-and-high-calorie-intake-in-children-920926.html

News Medical Net – UK Sugar Tax may ‘not be most effective tactic’ for childhood obesity

https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190430/UK-Sugar-Tax-may-e28098not-be-most-effective-tactice28099-for-childhood-obesity.aspx

Social media influencers

PA newswire story – Social media bloggers ‘offer inaccurate or biased diet advice’, as seen in:

AOL

https://www.aol.co.uk/living/2019/04/29/social-media-bloggers-a-offer-inaccurate-or-biased-diet-advicea/

The Sun – DIET BLOG BLAGS Most weight loss blogs on social media give BAD diet and fitness advice, experts warn

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8967147/weight-loss-blogs-influencers-bad-advice/

ITV – Social media bloggers ‘offer inaccurate or biased diet advice’

https://www.itv.com/news/2019-04-30/social-media-bloggers-offer-inaccurate-or-biased-diet-advice/

The Independent – Social media influencers give bad diet and fitness advice eight times out of nine, research reveals

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/social-media-weight-loss-diet-twitter-influencers-bloggers-glasgow-university-a8891971.html

The Mirror – Social media influencers offer ‘inaccurate or biased diet advice’, study warns

https://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/social-media-influencers-offer-inaccurate-14969158

Sky news – Dieters warned to avoid bloggers’ ‘potentially harmful’ advice

https://news.sky.com/story/dieters-warned-to-avoid-bloggers-potentially-harmful-advice-11707435

The Express – Social media bad for your health, Glasgow seminar is told

https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1120963/social-media-health-effects-diet-influencers-glasgow-seminar

Medscape – Avoid Food Bloggers When Looking for Nutritional Advice

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/912360

Medscape – Are Your Patients Getting Dodgy Diet Advice Online?

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/912283

WHO study severe obesity Europe

The Independent – Severe child obesity highest in Greece, Italy and Spain amid decline of Mediterranean diet, WHO report shows

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/mediterranean-diet-child-obesity-spain-greece-italy-southern-europe-spain-greece-italy-malta-a8891616.html

Euractiv.com – Childhood obesity is a plague on Southern Europe, new WHO report finds

https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/childhood-obesity-is-a-plague-on-southern-europe-new-who-report-finds/

The Olive Press

https://www.theolivepress.es/spain-news/2019/04/30/spanish-girls-second-most-obese-in-europe-and-boys-fourth-most-as-mediterranean-diet-in-decline/

Medical Xpress – New WHO research reveals wide gradient of severe child obesity across Europe

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-04-reveals-wide-gradient-severe-child.html

Exams stress and eating behaviour

Press Trust of India newswire story (largest news agency in India), as seen in:

Indian Express – Stressed during exams? Junk food may be to blame: Study

https://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/health/stressed-during-exams-junk-food-may-be-to-blame-study-5703099/

Daily Pioneer

https://www.dailypioneer.com/2019/pioneer-health/stressed-during-exams–junk-food-may-be-to-blame–study.html

New-medical.net – Increased exam stress linked with eating poorer quality diet

https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190430/Increased-exam-stress-linked-with-eating-poorer-quality-diet.aspx

The Week – Are you stressed during exams? Giving up junk food might help

https://www.theweek.in/news/health/2019/05/01/Are-you-stressed-during-exams-Giving-up-junk-food-might-help.html

Hospital study—proportion pregnant women with obesity doubled

PA newswire story – Obesity in pregnant women doubles at Scottish hospital, figures show, as seen in:

AOL.co.uk

https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2019/04/30/obesity-in-pregnant-women-doubles-at-scottish-hospital-figures/

ITV – Obesity in pregnant women doubles at Scottish hospital, figures show

https://www.itv.com/news/2019-05-01/obesity-in-pregnant-women-doubles-at-scottish-hospital-figures-show/

The Times – Obesity in pregnant women at maternity unit doubles

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/obesity-in-pregnant-women-at-maternity-unit-doubles-9m905hxfz

The Sunday Post – Obesity in pregnant women doubles at Scottish hospital, figures show

https://www.sundaypost.com/fp/obesity-in-pregnant-women-doubles-at-scottish-hospital-figures-show/

Scottish Daily Mail  in paper

Henry programme child obesity (abstract PO2.105)

PA newswire story – Leeds becomes first city in UK to lower its childhood obesity rate, as seen in:

Yorkshire Evening Post

https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/health/leeds-becomes-first-city-in-uk-to-lower-its-childhood-obesity-rate-1-9741784

The Telegraph – Training parents to be stricter cuts child obesity, Oxford University study finds

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/04/30/training-parents-stricter-could-reverse-obesity-epidemic-among/

The Telegraph (opinion) A family meal and no snacks: The old ways are the best ways in the battle against obesity

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/2019/05/01/family-meal-no-snacks-old-ways-best-ways-battle-against-obesity/

The Telegraph – The Permissive Parenting Fat Trap: how becoming stricter can cut childhood obesity

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/permissive-parenting-fat-trap/

Daily Mail – Tough love parenting classes reverse the rise in childhood obesity as landmark trial of eight-week course is attended by 10,000 families

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6978593/Tough-love-parenting-classes-reverse-rise-childhood-obesity.html

The Guardian – Leeds becomes first UK city to lower its childhood obesity rate

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/01/leeds-becomes-first-uk-city-to-lower-its-childhood-obesity-rate

The Guardian – My organisation helped Leeds lower child obesity. Here’s how to do it nationwide

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/02/leeds-lower-child-obesity-henry

The Sun – PESTER POWER FAILURE Parents taught to say ‘no’ to their kids help to cut child obesity

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8975551/parents-urged-to-say-no-to-kids-to-stop-obesity/

The Sun – GIVE PEAS A CHANCE My fussy daughter would only eat sausage, beans and chocolate – but I changed that by learning to say NO

https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/8981558/fussy-daughter-learn-say-no/

The Mirror – Leeds makes history by becoming first UK city to REVERSE childhood obesity

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/leeds-makes-history-becoming-first-14975291

The Times – Lessons for parents in Leeds put child obesity into reverse

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/lessons-for-parents-in-leeds-put-child-obesity-into-reverse-2fbrzc8mc

The Times – Leeds child obesity: ‘My two-year-old only ate baked beans’

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/leeds-child-obesity-my-two-year-old-only-ate-baked-beans-320cxbhgh

The Times – Nine out of ten pre‑school children eat too much sugar

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/nine-out-of-ten-pre-school-children-eat-too-much-sugar-0fs80t99r

The Independent – Leeds becomes first UK city to lower childhood obesity rate after teaching parents to be stricter

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/leeds-obesity-children-parents-strict-lessons-study-oxford-university-a8894791.html

BBC – Has Leeds cracked the obesity problem?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-48113843

BBC – Obesity: How to help your child eat healthily

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48120078

BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme

TVNZ – City of Leeds in England sees impressive decline in childhood obesity

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/world/city-leeds-in-england-sees-impressive-decline-childhood-obesity

Metro – Simple methods that helped Leeds become first UK city to reverse childhood obesity

https://metro.co.uk/2019/05/01/simple-methods-that-helped-leeds-become-first-uk-city-to-reverse-childhood-obesity-9376487/

Sky News – Drop in child obesity linked to teaching parents to be stricter with their kids

https://news.sky.com/story/drop-in-child-obesity-linked-to-teaching-parents-to-be-stricter-with-their-kids-11708304

Channel 4 news – Leeds becomes first UK city to lower childhood obesity

https://www.channel4.com/news/leeds-becomes-first-uk-city-to-lower-childhood-obesity

ITV news – Teaching parents how to say ‘No’ to help cut obesity among children

https://www.itv.com/news/2019-05-01/teaching-parents-how-to-say-no-is-helping-cut-obesity-among-children/

i news – How Leeds became the first UK city to lower its childhood obesity rate

https://inews.co.uk/news/health/leeds-lower-childhood-obesity-rate-first-uk-city/

Huffington Post – Leeds Becomes First English City To Cut Childhood Obesity – So How Did They Do It?

https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/leeds-cut-child-obesity-henry-programme_uk_5cc98970e4b0913d078b11fe?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvLnVrLw&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAAjdIGzTCxu36AoPe9WxIW5uzDMrQAJohamgiafnCOt6g_Judl9a9BPhDkFJzGCgrXC-s90KnQrIgfhsRzsVv6TZLrt_rr674EY8aC0euragMfdYcaULCdL0JmT4164LvAnxpJ3lXZPcB1eVkMN6lZpggms7ifXOwtqb9I4AEHau

Eating rice to tackle obesity

PA newswire story – Eating More Rice Could Help Fight Obesity, Study Suggests, as seen in:

Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-30/eating-more-rice-could-help-fight-obesity-study-suggests

The Hindu

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/variety/eating-rice-may-help-fight-obesity-study/article27003780.ece

Japan Times – Eating more rice could help fight obesity, study led by Japan researcher suggests

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/05/02/national/science-health/eating-rice-help-fight-obesity-study-led-japan-researcher-suggests/#.XMrgJfZFzIU

ITV news – Eating more rice could help fight obesity, researchers suggest

https://www.itv.com/news/2019-05-01/eating-more-rice-could-help-fight-obesity-researchers-suggest/

Todayonline – Japanese study suggests that eating more rice could help fight obesity

https://www.todayonline.com/world/japanese-study-suggests-eating-more-rice-could-help-fight-obesity

CTV news (Canada) – Eating more rice is associated with lower obesity rates, researchers say

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/eating-more-rice-is-associated-with-lower-obesity-rates-researchers-say-1.4402438

Strait Times – More grain, less gain? Eating rice helps fight obesity: Study

https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/eating-more-rice-could-help-fight-obesity-study-suggests

Irish Examiner – Eating rice may help prevent obesity, research suggests.

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/world/eating-more-rice-could-help-fight-obesity-researchers-suggest-921212.html

Business Standard –  Counting your calories? A rice-based diet may help prevent obesity

https://www.business-standard.com/article/health/counting-your-calories-a-rice-based-diet-may-help-prevent-obesity-119050100127_1.html

The Economic Times – What’s for dinner? Eating more rice may pro ..

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/whats-for-dinner-eating-more-rice-may-protect-against-obesity/articleshow/69127004.cms

Phenolic acid breast cancer

Daily Mail – Diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables could protect against breast cancer ‘because they are abundant in powerful compounds’

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6975597/Diet-rich-coffee-fruit-vegetables-protect-against-breast-cancer.html

Sky news – Coffee, fruit and vegetables may cut breast cancer risk

https://news.sky.com/story/coffee-fruit-and-vegetables-may-cut-breast-cancer-risk-11707778

STV News – Study suggests coffee and fruit may protect against cancer

https://stv.tv/news/west-central/1437445-study-suggests-coffee-and-fruit-may-protect-against-cancer/

The Independent – Diet rich in coffee, fruits, vegetables and whole grains may cut breast cancer risk by 65%

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/breast-cancer-risk-how-likely-diet-coffee-fruit-vegetables-obesity-a8892586.html

ITV news – Diet rich in coffee, fruit and veg ‘cuts breast cancer risk’

https://www.itv.com/news/2019-05-01/diet-rich-in-coffee-fruit-and-veg-cuts-breast-cancer-risk/

Controlling obesity and preventing premature deaths (NOVO)

PA newswire story – Study finds that thousands of lives would be saved by 2030 if people lost weight, as seen in:

The Sunday Post

https://www.sundaypost.com/fp/study-finds-that-thousands-of-lives-would-be-saved-by-2030-if-people-lost-weight/

The Guardian – Cutting obesity would slash number of early deaths, research finds

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/may/01/cutting-obesity-would-slash-number-of-early-deaths-research-finds

The Daily Mail – Halting the obesity epidemic will save 10,000 lives over the next 11 years

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6978625/Halting-obesity-epidemic-cut-premature-deaths-seven-cent-11-years.html

Metro – Towns with England’s fattest children revealed

https://metro.co.uk/2019/05/01/towns-with-englands-fattest-children-revealed-9374957/

Bristol Post/Manchester Evening News – End obesity and prevent 40,000 premature deaths say researchers

https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/end-obesity-prevent-40000-premature-2818990

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/uk-news/eliminate-obesity-uk-save-40000-16207948

Children’s understanding of body weight (abstract IS14.03)

Mail Online – Children as young as four view overweight people in a negative light and notice when characters get fatter in books

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6976649/Children-young-four-view-overweight-people-negative-light.html

PA news wire story – Four-year-olds view overweight people negatively – study, as seen in:

The Daily Mail

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-6975863/Four-year-olds-view-overweight-people-negatively–study.html

Irish News

https://www.irishnews.com/magazine/science/2019/04/30/news/four-year-olds-view-overweight-people-negatively-study-1609391/

Risk of childhood obesity prediction tool

The Guardian – Risk of obesity can be accurately predicted in babies, study finds

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/may/02/obesity-risk-predict-babies-children-study-researchers

The Telegraph – Childhood obesity can now be predicted within months of a baby’s birth

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/05/01/childhood-obesity-can-now-predicted-within-months-babys-birth/

The Sun – BORN THIS WEIGH How to tell whether your baby will be tubby by the age of ten, according to a scientific formula

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8984528/formula-predict-tubby-by-age-ten/

The Daily Mail – Test reveals if your child will be obese by the age of 10 using facts about parents and infant such as birth weight and diabetes during pregnancy

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6982319/Test-reveals-child-obese-age-10-using-facts-parents.html