But the good news is young people are eating less sweets.
A new study published on 21 February explores the mental health and wellbeing of young carers in Scotland and reveals that more than one in four are doing the caring on their own.
Dr Jo Inchley features on pages 22-25 of the recent issue of Research Features Magazine discussing the work of CAHRU.
The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study, presents new data on adolescent health, health behaviours and social determinants from 42 countries.
CAHRU launch its extensive report on the health and behaviour of Scottish children