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The obesity epidemic has a grave impact on the US military’s mission readiness, by limiting the number of available recruits and decreasing re-enlistment candidacy.
Research finds that vegan diets can help type 2 diabetes patients to lower blood sugar – with meaningful results in just 12 weeks.
Katharine Jenner, Director of Action on Sugar and Action on Salt, explains how childhood obesity remains a key issue and how junk food prices contribute.
Current health guidelines are based on studies in men - lacking sex-specific research for issues like obesity, hypertension, and diabetes in women.
The UK government will now fine food businesses £2,500, if they don't put calorie information on menus.
People who have successfully lost weight share their tips and healthy habits for keeping their weight off long term – including eating healthily, exercising, and setting daily goals.
A study finds that parents are less likely to buy sugary drinks when they have warnings about health on their labels – reducing sugary drink purchases by 17%.
Researchers find a link between obesity, metabolic hormones, and female reproductive disorders - suggesting obesity may elevate the risk.
Risk factors such as living alone, poverty, low level of education and unemployment have all been linked to increased rates of obesity
Scientists suggest taking breaks when binge-watching TV to avoid blood clots - with four hour sessions increasing the likelihood by 35%.
A new study identifies changes in metabolism in babies when mothers consumed sweeteners during pregnancy, potentially heightening their risk of obesity.
The number of people experiencing foot pain, numbness and tingling has increased and could indicate small fiber neuropathy.
Rachael Smith, from Tidemill Academy, tells us about the schools initiative to fight the unhealthy high street and improve child obesity rates with physically active learning.
Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, shares her tips on how to naturally lower your cholesterol levels without using medication.
Christine Hancock, Co-founder of C3 Collaborating for Health, and C3 Associate and nutritionist Nathalie Vauterin, explore how poverty, dietary behaviours, and food systems impact malnutrition.
Tam Fry FRSA, Chairman of the National Obesity Forum, discusses whether an end to obesity is no longer a pipedream.
New analysis of ketogenic (keto) diets discovers health risks, including cancer, to pregnant women and patients with kidney disease.
Rachel Bradford, Nutrition Policy Manager, Danone UK, expresses the need for an urgent change to our front of pack food labelling system to help consumers make healthier choices.
Promotions on food and drinks high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) in retailers will be restricted from October 2022, UK government announces.
Mhairi Brown, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Action on Salt and Action on Sugar, ponders the Queen's speech discussing the Government’s commitment to legislate their key obesity prevention plans by 2022.