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Obesity Leads To Lack Of Vitamin D

Obesity Leads To Lack Of Vitamin D

Obesity can lower vitamin D levels in the body, a study suggests. The report, in the journal PLOS Medicine, analysed genetic data from 21 studies – a total of 42,000 people. It found every 10% rise in body mass index (BMI) – used as an indicator of body...
Should The UK Have  A Fizzy Drinks Tax?

Should The UK Have A Fizzy Drinks Tax?

According to a report by the BBC, leading medical bodies are calling for a 20p-per-litre levy on soft drinks to be included in this year’s Budget. More than 60 organisations, including the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, are backing the...
Is Government Policy Causing Obesity?

Is Government Policy Causing Obesity?

Child poverty and obesity are going to get worse in the coming years because of Government policies, campaigners have claimed. The warning came after public health minister Anna Soubry said people can pick out children from poor families because they tend to be fat....