The underestimation of childhood obesity rates is fueling the rise of premature death in children globally. A new study outlines the complex psychological, cultural, and health-related factors that influence how families perceive their child’s weight or obesity status.
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Australian orthopaedic surgeon Dr Gary Fettke can no longer advise his diabetic patients on nutrition to prevent limb amputation. In particular, he cannot tell patients not to eat sugar. Why not? Because the country’s medical regulatory body, Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Authority (AHPRA), says so. AHPRA has gone further. Even if the dietary advice Fettke has given his patients so far ever becomes mainstream, it says he must still keep silent.
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