The obesity problem

Irish study says people with highest dairy consumption have lower BMI

A new study from FHI in Ireland says eating cheese is not associated with body fatness or LDL cholesterol. Pic: ©iStock/Halfpoint

A new study looking at dairy consumption and its relationship with metabolic health has delivered some promising results for the dairy industry.

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State bills call for warnings about risks associated with synthetic dyes & sugar-sweetened beverages

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Ag Committee weighs whether SNAP should pay for sugary drinks

The snacking innovation summit is now available on demand

Snacking Innovation Summit trend-watching: Mini-meals, tapas-style eating, and hero SKUs

In a still from the new Sparkling ICE ad campaign, a teenage boy creeps into the house after a late night, and is challenged by his parents - and the family dog, who have been inhaling helium from balloons...

Sparkling ICE unveils $37m ad campaign, queries soda tax inconsistencies: 'It's a mess'

Nutrient content claims such as 'healthy' should not be permitted on products high in added sugar, argues the Union of Concerned Scientists

Should foods high in added sugar be disqualified from making nutrient content and health claims?

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‘Striking’ rise in consumption of no- and low-calorie sweeteners stokes debate about their health impact

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Study connecting meat to asthma 'reckless,' NAMI says

Smartphone use now makes up the majority of screen engagement among young children. A recent study found over one-half of 3 year olds had been given their own tablet. ©iStock

Screen time contributes to Santa-like waistlines: Study

Being overweight before or during pregnancy can determine a child's development ©iStock

Obese parents triple obese offspring risk, experts warn

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