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New study finds young Scots still have sweet tooth

But St Andrews researchers say increased physical activity is ‘encouraging’

17 May 2017Public interest stories

Less than 50 per cent of UK adolescents eat fruit or veg daily

But the good news is young people are eating less sweets 

17 May 2017Public interest stories

Appetite and poverty

This week Dr Boyka Bratanova published research into the psychological mechanisms behind the links between poverty and appetite.  Here, she writes about the obesity challenge and why we need to understand the psychology that links poverty, inequality, and eating behaviour. Let me start with poverty: we know that obesity is strongly associated with poverty. Typically it is […]

21 March 2016Research

How poverty and inequality make us eat more food

First evidence of causal effect of poverty and inequality on increased calorie intake

21 March 2016Research

Have you had your clay this morning?

Chimpanzees may ‘detox’ tannins in their diet by eating clay

29 July 2015Research

Dementia: the next generation

Scottish universities unite to investigate how lifestyle can influence disease.

6 February 2015Research

Early learning

The key to healthy eating habits.

21 March 2013Public interest stories

Touch-screen technology to address malnutrition in older adults

Computer system aims to help people stay healthy.

8 November 2012Research

You look good enough to eat

How ‘5 a day’ can improve appearance in just 6 weeks.

7 March 2012Public interest stories

Looking good on greens

Research suggests eating vegetables gives you a healthy tan.

10 January 2011Research