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Generic Nutrition Advice More Effective

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / July 7, 2021

Universal public nutrition advice appears to be more effective at improving dietary habits than advice tailored to individual needs.

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Candy and Obesity: Are More Treats Good for Kids?

By Sandy Todd Webster / August 23, 2011

Is eating more candy an anti-obesity strategy? That would have Willy Wonka dancing a jig with the Oompa Loompas and the rest of the candy industry.
A controversial study from Louisiana State University published in the peer-reviewed Swedish journal Food & Nutrition Research (2011) showed that kids and adolescents who ate candy were significantly less likely to be overweight or obese.

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