Tag: obesity

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The Positive Power of Youtubers

The BBC does most things well. My father is a proud lifelong employee having travelled the globe on behalf of the public broadcaster. But the newly released documentary “The Restaurant That Burns Off Calories” –  featuring actress Zoe Williams and chef Fred Sirieix – embodies everything wrong about our values as well as the organisations…

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Obesity: a big problem

Cancer Research UK faced some difficulty over their campaign adverts, which described obesity as a major cause of cancer after smoking. A great many were upset by the campaign, believing that it had set out to ‘fat-shame’ individuals by suggesting that obesity is easily preventable. Controversy also arose among medical experts and nutritionists who hold…

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Obesity: is television to blame?

Weeks ago I was incensed by a news report (cue my first rant for Christmas) stating that when children become teenagers their diet deteriorates because they suddenly have control and responsibility over what they eat. In my mind, this is totally false. On my 13th birthday, I don’t recall my mother handing over the reins…

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    Is this author 14 years old with absolutely zero knowledge on music? Has to be. Two out of three songs are irrelevant. Both by shitty bands. Who paid for this?…
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    Wonderful article! Very insightful and brilliantly communicated. I wasn't aware of this issue before, but this article has really brought it to light for me. Thank you very much!
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