Posted by on September 12, 2017 at 2:07 pm

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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Posted by on March 21, 2017 at 1:46 pm

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.

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Posted by on January 4, 2016 at 1:10 pm

Matthew Haines is a Senior Lecturer in Health and Wellbeing.  Here, in an article published on The Conversation, he talks about the best exercise for losing weight and why, especially in the month of people attempting to keep to their New Year’s resolutions, the best type of exercise for losing weight is the one that you will actually do.

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Posted by on December 1, 2015 at 2:54 pm

Matthew Haines is a Senior Lecturer in Health and Wellbeing.  Here, in an article published on The Conversation and as part of their Explainer: series, he answers the question asked by so many ‘why is it so hard to lose weight?’.

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Posted by on November 16, 2015 at 9:56 am

Dr Kiara Lewis, Head of Division of Health and Wellbeing, specialises in children, physical activity and obesity.  Here she comments on the use of the ‘fat letter’ to warn parents of a child’s weight and suggests the letter has not only been ineffective but also caused concern to parents without offering a solution.

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