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Advent calendars adding to the childhood obesity crisis, warns TV's Dr Eva

Eating just one of the chocolates, no matter how small, can mean up to 100 calories. Stock photo: Getty Images Advent calendars adding to the childhood obesity crisis, warns TV’s Dr Eva Independent.ie Chocolate Advent calendars can have a serious effect on children’s health, a leading doctor has claimed. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/healthy-eating/advent-calendars-adding-to-the-childhood-obesity-crisis-warns-tvs-dr-eva-37600236.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37599810.ece/adb45/AUTOCROP/h342/GettyImages-894206304.jpg Email Chocolate Advent calendars… Read More »

Giving babies and toddlers antibiotics can increase the risk of obesity

Antibiotics can be lifesaving, but they can have serious downsides — including increasing the risk of obesity when they are given early in life, according to a recent study. Antibiotics kill bacteria. That can be a very good thing when the bacteria are causing a serious infection. But antibiotics don’t limit themselves to killing infection-causing… Read More »