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Olivier De Schutter Jul 14
Healthy diets are 5x more expensive than diets that meet only dietary energy needs. A major factor in intergenerational transmission: malnourished children can't reach their full potential, are at greater risk of , & thus are discriminated against in adult life
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Sarah Le Brocq Jul 12
Whilst I like for his lockdown PE, I really do wish people who do not understand obesity, don’t try to act they do. Joe, it is not as simple as ‘motivation & inspiration’, some of the most motivated and inspirational people live with obesity...go figure?!
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BOMSS Jul 13
Of 52.4M adults in the UK •20M have a normal BMI •32.4M have a high BMI •Nearly 14M have a BMI that is so high they are affected by obesity •Of these 14M adults with , approximately 2M qualify for on current NICE selection criteria
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Dr Aseem Malhotra Jul 8
BREAKING NEWS : Body mass index is both unscientific and racist. No such thing as a healthy weight. Time to demote it and take action on metabolic health instead. New publication in The Physician
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Healthonics Jul 12
If you want to be healthy and fit, then sleep well! According to the latest research : Poor quality deregulates our leading to excess calorie consumption which increases the risk of .
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Abd Tahrani 16h
Managing is not about "diet"; it is about a system wide approach that reduces inequalities, addresses the environmental factors & provide equall access to appropriate obesity treatments across the country, for all ages & ethnicities. Not doing so cost lives & money
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Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) Jul 13
Obesity is a complex issue requiring a whole-system approach and action by a range of partners to build a culture where healthy weight is the default in society. Read our position statement here:
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Obesity Health Alliance Jul 11
Today CEOs & Directors of 30 leading health and medical organisations have signed a letter to about reported plans to drop a 9pm watershed on junk food adverts from the new obesity drive, questioning whether is really serious about addressing
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David Buck Jul 14
, time for another bite? Thoughts for on rumours of (another) new strategy.
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Mind-Brain Research🇺🇸 Jul 10
FGF21, a hormone created in the liver in response to increased levels of sugar, acts in the brain to suppress sugar intake and controls the preference for sweet-tasting foods. Several drugs based on a modified form of FGF21 are already being tested as treatments for and
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Alba Gonzalez-Franquesa Jul 13
Beyond excited to (finally!) share our work (now as preprint in @bioarkiv)! We show how causes irreversible failure in visceral tissue despite successful anti-obesogenic -based interventions. An -like phenotype?
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EASO Jul 14
“We can and do successfully treat . But we should remember the goal is not achieving a specific weight but rather decreasing inflammation and improving metabolic health. It is not about pleasing others.“ Great post, Ted
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Mary O'Kane Jul 13
People with need support & access to services. It is not a simple case of move more, eat less. (1)
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Adrian Brown PhD RD Jul 12
A message from Joe Wicks to all people living with , what you’ve been lacking all this time is the ‘motivation & inspiration to eat & execise better’! What absolute garbage! This is in part the issue, the WRONG people get to talk to the PM!
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Tony Manci M.S. Jul 14
The consumption of refined carbohydrates and sugary drinks, increases and insulin resistance, which are part of the equation in metabolic syndrome.
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Kristie Leong M.D. Jul 12
Fact: people born in 1990 are 2X more likely to develop & 4X as likely to be diagnosed with rectal cancer as those born in 1950. Why the increase? Some experts think plays a role but there may be other factors too.
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LGA Wellbeing Jul 8
WEBINAR👉Tackling obesity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Monday 20 July 2020, 2.30pm – 3.30pm
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Daniel J Drucker Jul 13
"Knowledge of PAI-1 and tPA regulation in hepatocytes in may suggest therapeutic strategies for improving fibrinolysis and lowering the risk of thrombosis in this setting"
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#BiteBack2030 Jul 14
. it’s near the end of term & it's time for your report card. Tasha our Youth Board co-chair will be marking you out of 6 for what's in your upcoming plan. will you help Boris get full marks?
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Isabel Valero 13h
Government must ensure that children and their families live in environments where healthy lifestyles are easy to follow. Until now, not much progress has been achieved. The Scorecard 2020 contains previous recommendations that must be urgently move to action to tackle .
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