He said the current “bit here, bit there” approach was not fit for purpose and urgent steps were needed to “give our kids the future...

Obesity is a term used to describe a person who is very overweight and with a lot of body fat. According to the NHS, it’s estimated around one in every...

Data from NHS Digital showed there were 2,143 heart bypass operations in 2017 – up from 1,376 in 2013. And there were 8,436 heart stent operations...

Cancer Research UK found the obesity risk doubled for teens who could recall seeing such campaigns on any advertising platform every day compared with...

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is understood to be pushing for the measures and Government insiders claim he is winning over allies in Downing Street. But...

Weight loss diet plan 400-600-600 has been launched by Public Health England, that aims to to help adults make healthier choices while out and about. How...

Vitamin D helps the body to regulate calcium and phosphate, according to the NHS. The nutrients help to keep muscles, teeth and bones healthy. Vitamin...

Obesity is a medical condition where the person is too heavy for their height and their health is affected.  It’s a common problem in the UK –...

Tameside Hospital has swapped all confectionery for healthier options and the only drinks available for staff and visitors are tea, coffee, milk and...

Energy drinks should be banned from sale to under-16s, urged campaign group Action on Sugar. They played a “huge” role in children’s sugar intake,...

This rises to almost half when considering nurses aged 45 and over, researchers found. Experts said the figures were “deeply worrying”. Meanwhile,...

As Britain battles an obesity epidemic, scientists have found that the effects of being overweight have so far been underestimated. According to the...

Obesity risk could be lowered by eating more cinammon, scientists claim Essential oil cinnamaldehyde forces fat cells to burn energy Cinnamon could...

Falls in cardiovascular deaths over the past 50 years are threatened as dietary “indiscretions” and physical inactivity drive a rising tide of obesity...

Apple cider vinegar has become popular in recent years for a multitude of benefits – from helping control diabetes to heart disease prevention. Fans...

Phenylalanine – a component of dietary protein – reduces food intake by affecting the release of appetite-regulating hormones in the gut, research...

Shocking statistics released yesterday suggest little progress is being made to tackle the epidemic with one in four children in reception year also...