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Weighty challenge: Untangling obesity's hidden picture

Weighty challenge: Untangling obesity's hidden picture | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Eat sugar and fat, get fat? There's much more to obesity than that, writes Jamie Morton.
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The Sugar Fix

The Sugar Fix | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
A Stuff investigation into our obsession with sugar and what happened when two US cities began taxing sugary drinks.
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The sugar fix: Is it right to target sugary drinks? | Stuff.co.nz

The sugar fix: Is it right to target sugary drinks? | Stuff.co.nz | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Soft drinks are zero per cent food, have no nutritional value and are toxic. So tax them like cigarettes, right? It's not so simple.
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Muscle men: The price of getting jacked and shredded

Muscle men: The price of getting jacked and shredded | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
It used to be secret, now social media makes it common knowledge. John McCrone catches up on how to get instant muscles out of a vial.
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Go to Health podcast: Can you get fit in just six weeks?

Go to Health podcast: Can you get fit in just six weeks? | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
What happens when you hand yourself over to the health experts for six weeks?
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Go to Health podcast: Why gym bunnies are mixing it up

Go to Health podcast: Why gym bunnies are mixing it up | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
There are plenty of fitness gimmicks around, but what actually works for most people?
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‘I want to change people’s awareness of what politics really is’: Chlöe Swarbrick’s maiden speech

‘I want to change people’s awareness of what politics really is’: Chlöe Swarbrick’s maiden speech | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
In her first parliamentary address, the new Green MP reveals her personal history of anxiety and depression, and her overriding ambitions for NZ.

Chlöe Swarbrick was elected to parliament as a list member for the Green Party. She wrote a candidate’s diary for the Spinoff during the recent campaig
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Healthspace

Healthspace | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Healthspace provides data and information, interactive maps, graphs and tables, NZ health indicators
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Dr Pani Farvid: Sexuality - so many ways to go

Dr Pani Farvid: Sexuality - so many ways to go | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
OPINION: Heterosexuality is old hat - now there are so many options for sexual attraction.
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Life and death on the front lines of teen health: Why we have health clinics for our poorest school kids

Almost 200 schools in deprived parts of NZ have on-site health clinics. We visit one.
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New Zealand retains bronze in OECD obesity stakes

New Zealand retains bronze in OECD obesity stakes | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
"Basically, it's bad and it's getting worse," bariatric surgeon says on obesity figures.
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Kiwi kids have a 50/50 chance of ending up a fat adult - study | Stuff.co.nz

Kiwi kids have a 50/50 chance of ending up a fat adult - study | Stuff.co.nz | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Simply being a Kiwi is a major risk factor for obesity.
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Dr Eric Crampton: There's no good reason for a sugar tax in New Zealand | Stuff.co.nz

Dr Eric Crampton: There's no good reason for a sugar tax in New Zealand | Stuff.co.nz | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
OPINION: It's time public health activists admitted they got this one wrong and left us alone.
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What happened when two decile 1 primary schools ditched junk food | Stuff.co.nz

What happened when two decile 1 primary schools ditched junk food | Stuff.co.nz | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
How two decile 1 schools, in the centre of two fast food meccas, banned the sweet stuff.
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Brew your own: what goes into a bottle of Coke | Stuff.co.nz

Brew your own: what goes into a bottle of Coke | Stuff.co.nz | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Boil up some alcohol, citric acid and caffeine pills and you too can make your own cola.
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School one minute, breastfeeding the next: Teen mums still face tough road

School one minute, breastfeeding the next: Teen mums still face tough road | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Sixteen years old, at school and playing rugby. Then you find out you're 32 weeks pregnant.
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Jesse Ryder, Cathrine Tuivaiti and Andrea Hewitt reveal body image battles

Jesse Ryder, Cathrine Tuivaiti and Andrea Hewitt reveal body image battles | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
"You can't catch a ball with your abs," says former Silver Fern Cathrine Tuivaiti.
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U by Kotex Australia

U by Kotex Australia | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Learn everything you need to know about puberty, sexual health, periods and U by Kotex products.
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Can children’s advertising ever be healthy?

Can children’s advertising ever be healthy? | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Dr Darren Powell challenges the assumption that marketing healthy products and lifestyles by corporations is inherently healthy.
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Holograms and virtual doctors in our medical future

Holograms and virtual doctors in our medical future | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Health and technology experts meet in Rotorua this week to diuscuss the latest trends.
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Move to reform cannabis laws meets supporters, opponents

Move to reform cannabis laws meets supporters, opponents | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
The Drug Foundation is welcoming what it calls Labour and the Greens' fresh approach to tackling the country's drug problems.
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Hooked on P at 14, I missed my mum's funeral to get high

Families naive as to widespread use of methamphetamine.
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