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Celebrity ads for diet aids should be banned says top doctor

England’s top doctor has called on social media companies to ban “damaging” celebrity-endorsed social media ads promoting weight loss aids. Some celebrities with large followings are promoting products like diet pills and detox teas on social media. Prof Stephen Powis, NHS medical director, argues these products have a damaging effect on the physical and mental… Read More »

How diet is changing – the good and the bad

Children are turning their backs on sugary drinks, with the numbers drinking them falling by a third over the past nine years, a survey suggests. About half of children do not drink them – and those that do are drinking fewer than children in 2008-09 did. The shift has contributed to an overall reduction in… Read More »