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Weight Watchers adds 1m subscribers in a year

07/08/2018 Edward Helmore 0

Membership increases by 27% but share price dips as revenue growth falls short of forecastWeight Watchers International continued its impressive subscriber growth through the second quarter, growing 27.6%, or 1 million, to 4.5 million over the past yea…

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Weighty problems face Britain today | Letters

26/07/2018 Letters 0

Amanda Baker points out how few overweight people could be seen on Brighton beach in 1976; Peter Glanvill is in a quandary about fat-shamingAndy Beckett’s article (Opinion, 25 July) comparing the political heat and scorching weather in 1976 to now is e…

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Leading the fight against child obesity | Letters

25/07/2018 Letters 0

Iain Malcolm says South Tyneside council is taking a tough line on planning applications for fast food takeaways; Joe Irvin says getting children more active is the keyI write in response to your article “One child in every 25 in final year of primary …

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Forty years since Fat Is A Feminist Issue

24/06/2018 Susie Orbach 0

Susie Orbach never imagined her classic book would still be so relevant decades laterWhen I sat down to write Fat Is A Feminist Issue 40 years ago I never dreamed, or feared, it would still be in print today. I naively hoped my book would change the wo…