SCIENTISTS have found the secret recipe to cutting Scotland’s child obesity crisis – smaller pieces.
CHILDREN glued to TV screens and tablet devices in their bedrooms are more likely to snack on junk food and become obese.
HEALTH SECRETARY Jeremy Hunt has told restaurants to reduce the size of their puddings – or face the consequences.
As Team GB's relentless success at the Rio Olympics attracts the attention of the global media, the rest of the natural world tries to keep pace with the medal winners.
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has joined leading doctors and health campaigners in condemning the Government's "underwhelming" childhood obesity strategy.
GPs who suspect a child has diabetes should send them to hospital on the same day, a watchdog has said.
Children who struggle to stay at a healthy weight run an increased risk of developing bowel cancer in later life, research suggests.
Adverts for unhealthy food targeted at children could be banned across all media as part of efforts to tackle the obesity epidemic.