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.
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.
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?’.