Severe obesity among children leaving primary school is at a record high, while more four and five-year-olds are also obese, new figures show.
Outgoing Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies has made a series of bold recommendations to tackle childhood obesity.
The head of the NHS has urged the Government to be “led by the evidence” showing the so-called sugar tax has worked, days before the results of a review into whether it should be extended to all unhealthy foods are due.
Weight loss immediately after diagnosis is the most effective way to send type 2 diabetes into remission, new research has found.
Eating more nuts may slow weight gain in people as they get older, new research has found.
Tesco has been criticised by a customer and health coach for closing a salad bar in one of its stores and filling the space with biscuits.
The routes children take between their homes and schools should be free of junk food outlets and advertising to tackle childhood obesity, according to a report.
More than half of pregnant women are overweight or obese at the start of pregnancy and the figure is rising, data shows.
Experts have called for greater monitoring of obese children after a teenager almost ate himself to death.
Scots love to snack anytime, any place, anywhere, and that may be death of us, scientists suggests.
Poor people need to be able to afford healthy foods to tackle obesity, England’s outgoing chief medical officer has said.