Dr Kiara Lewis, the University’s Head of Health and Wellbeing, comments on a new study that shows an increase between the ages of seven and 11 in the proportion of children in the UK who are overweight or obese.
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Consumer behaviour expert David Harvey comments on consumers’ obesity crisis being fuelled by businesses pushing unhealthy food and larger portions on shoppers
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Dr Kiara Lewis, Head of Division of Health and Wellbeing, specialises in children, physical activity and obesity. Here she comments on a new study which reports that the exercise levels previously thought to decline in adolescence, actually happen long before.
Marketing and consumer behaviour expert David Harvey gives his view as to how the British Public have reacted to the ‘temporary’ shortage of certain vegetables over this coming winter.
Dr Leigh Morland is a Principal Lecturer in the Department of Management at the University of Huddersfield. Here, in an article published on The Conversation she talks about the world of confectionery and the challenges facing the industry today.