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    Britain's Fat Fight

    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall looks at the impact and causes of obesity in modern Britain.

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    TV Programme

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jan 2019

  • Britain's Fat Fight

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2019
    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall looks at the impact and causes of obesity in modern Britain.
  • The fight against obesity

    By Dr Joan Simons

    How are we battling the unrelenting rise in obesity? And how could the government help?

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    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Nov 2018

  • The fight against obesity

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Nov 2018
    How are we battling the unrelenting rise in obesity? And how could the government help?
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Jun 2018

  • The monster has wings: Should we be worried about youth consumption of energy drinks?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jun 2018
    Young people in the UK chug their way through more energy drinks that anywhere else in Europe. Amelia Lake and Shelina Visram ask if it's time to take action.
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    The Truth About Obesity

    Chris Bavin discovers what science can tell us about why 2/3 of us are overweight - and how we can fight it.

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    TV Programme

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Apr 2018

  • The Truth About Obesity

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Apr 2018
    Chris Bavin discovers what science can tell us about why 2/3 of us are overweight - and how we can fight it.
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    Is obesity inevitable?

    By Dr Joan Simons

    Obesity cuts life expectancy by an average of up to 10 years, and costs the UK £5.1bn a year to treat; treating...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Mar 2018

  • Is obesity inevitable?

    Is obesity inevitable? Creative commons image Icon Pexels under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Mar 2018
    Obesity cuts life expectancy by an average of up to 10 years, and costs the UK £5.1bn a year to treat; treating obesity and diabetes costs more than it takes...
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    The challenge of obesity

    By Dr Joan Simons

    Obesity is an increasingly common problem because, for many people, modern living involves eating excessive amounts...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Mar 2018

  • The challenge of obesity

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Mar 2018
    Obesity is an increasingly common problem because, for many people, modern living involves eating excessive amounts of low cost, high-calorie food and...
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    Your child's phone is a junk food marketer

    By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden

    UK rules that ban marketing of junk foods to children and young people are weak. So where do kids see junk...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Jul 2017

  • Your child's phone is a junk food marketer

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    Your child's phone is a junk food marketer Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Jul 2017
    UK rules that ban marketing of junk foods to children and young people are weak. So where do kids see junk food marketing online? Let's find out...
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    Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child

    By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden

    Beware the junk food marketer with their hashtags, games and sponsored tweets! Here are the top 5 things junk food...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Jul 2017

  • Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child

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    Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Jul 2017
    Beware the junk food marketer with their hashtags, games and sponsored tweets! Here are the top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child. 
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2017

  • Rare diseases are important too: Investigating Idiopatic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH)

    Rare diseases are important too: Investigating Idiopatic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) Creative commons image Icon By Sasha Wolff from Grand Rapids (Can't Concentrate: 14/365) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Feb 2017
    Idiopatic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH), is a rare disease prevalent in obese women of child-bearing age; this article explores The Open University's...
  • Does counting calories work?

    By Nicola Twilley, Cynthia Graber

    If you're finding your new diet frustrating because you can't make the calories add up, you're not alone. ...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Feb 2017

  • Does counting calories work?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Feb 2017
    If you're finding your new diet frustrating because you can't make the calories add up, you're not alone. Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley investigate...

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    Children and young people: food and food marketing

    This free course, Children and young people: food and food marketing, examines food as a health issue and addresses children and young people’s...

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    18 Apr 2019

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    Diabetes complications

    Diabetes is an increasing problem among both adults and children. This free course, Diabetes complications, looks at the way the condition is...

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    16 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2016

  • Diabetes complications

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    Introductory level Duration 16 hours Updated 02 Mar 2016
    Diabetes is an increasing problem among both adults and children. This free course...
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