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Calls for children’s health to be a government priority after election

Child health experts have called for the UK’s next government to introduce bold policies to prioritise the health of youngsters.

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) had commissioned a study, which (more…)

New US documentary reveals obese children’s struggles

Bite Size, a new American film due to be released soon, will feature four children aged between 11 and 13 years old who have all been diagnosed as clinically obese.

The four kids, Emily, Moy, Davion, and Keanna, are all trying to lose weight by (more…)

Levels of obesity soar among millennium babies

New research has indicated that there are much higher rates of obesity in children who were born around the year 2000.

Over 370,000 kids in England took part in the study, which showed that (more…)

US experts recommend common-sense approach to child’s health

A team of paediatricians in the United States has advised that allowing children to eat some foods with a small amount of fat and sugar is fine, especially if it encourages them to eat their vegetables.

The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued recommendations to (more…)

Roman councillors argue about European cuisine for school meals

It is not just in Britain where parents worry about what their children eat, as a number of schools in Italy have also been dealing with food complaints.

These concerned plans to serve up classic dishes from (more…)