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  • Parents could be causing kids' unhealthy eating habits
  • Parents could be causing kids' unhealthy eating habits
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Parents could be causing kids' unhealthy eating habits

Findings from Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab suggest that commenting on your daughter’s weight can lead to dissatisfaction with her body in later life. While explicit criticism is damaging to a teen's self-image, parents could use support from brands to achieve healthier eating habits.



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  • Article image Does alcohol have a healthy future?

    With health and fitness trends on the rise, you'd be forgiven for thinking that boozing is set for a terminal decline. Yet that’s not the case; the majority of Americans knock back four drinks a week. So what's the future of alcohol consumption? And are we all going to become teetotal?

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  • Article image How snacking is taking over the US one bite at a time

    More calories were consumed in snacks during the 2015 Super Bowl than at Thanksgiving dinner in 2014. Snacking in the US is at an all-time high, with 91% doing it daily. So why is the 'little and often' habit replacing traditional meals? And what does the average American really want from a snack?