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How to lose weight and keep it off - according to science

Losing weight is often at the forefront of many people’s minds at the start of the year. But if weight loss was your goal for 2019, chances are that by now, you’ve probably already experienced some challenges.

Leeds Beckett Logo Dr Kevin Deighton
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Calling on the Government for more to be done on Childhood Obesity

Based on the current estimates that 4.5 million UK children can be classified as either overweight or obese, the Government – after extensive lobbying – published a Childhood Obesity Plan in August 2016. It was met with severe disappointment all-round, including from the food industry.

Leeds Beckett Logo Dr James Nobles
Evolution of Man

Plain lazy or efficiently evolved? The challenge of behaviour change

Most of us have a desire, or intention, to change our behaviour. Being more active, eating fewer biscuits and drinking less beer might be highly compelling for our happiness, or indeed vital for our health.

Leeds Beckett Logo Dr Stuart Flint
Leeds Beckett Logo Hannah Leahy