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.
The layout, pricing strategies and shopping environment of supermarkets is fuelling the obesity epidemic, according to a study.
Boris Johnson has pledged to review the UK’s sugar tax – a “sin tax” – and focus more on encouraging people to exercise.
Boris Johnson is a shining example of how to get “fit and svelte” without the assistance of the “nanny state”, key ally Matt Hancock has said.
Obese people now outnumber smokers by two to one, Cancer Research UK has warned, as it said obesity causes more cases of some cancers than cigarettes.
Obese people now outnumber smokers two to one in Scotland as Cancer Research UK urge government to take action
People who are obese now outnumber smokers nearly two to one in Scotland.
Scotland’s planned flat-rate deposit return scheme for drinks cans and bottles could “severely hamper” efforts to tackle childhood obesity, public health experts have warned.
One in three primary school children is not getting enough sleep, putting them at risk of obesity, experts warn.
England’s chief medical officer is considering taxing all unhealthy food products to discourage parents from buying them in a bid to tackle childhood obesity.
The proportion of obese pregnant women doubled at a Scottish hospital in less than a decade, new figures show.