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Tuesday 25th October 2016

Obesity Articles


One in 10 children overweight

11th October 2016

Study suggests more than one in 10 primary school children are overweight or obese.

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Junk food ad ban unlikely

17th August 2016

The BBC understands a TV advert ban to try and curb obesity in children will not form part of the government's plan.

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Supermarkets should promote healthy foods

4th August 2016

Which? say supermarkets should concentrate on promoting healthy foods to assist in battle against obesity.

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Meat as bad as sugar at contributing to obesity

2nd August 2016

Research suggests consumption of meat contributes just as much as sugar to global obesity.

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Cuts to public health could fuel obesity rise in children

15th July 2016

Cuts to children's health services could cause a rise in childhood obesity according to senior health advocates.

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Pasta does not make you gain weight

5th July 2016

Studies found pasta consumption does not cause weight gain.

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High sport drink use a risk to teenage health

27th June 2016

Dental experts warn high numbers of teenagers are risking tooth decay and obesity.

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Office cake a danger to health

24th June 2016

A senior dentist argues having office cake is a danger to health and fuelling obesity and dental problems.

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Urgent action needed on obesity

21st June 2016

Experts warn more than seven million new cases of diabetes, cancer, stroke and heart disease will occur in next 20 years.

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Rise in malnutrition linked to obesity

14th June 2016

New research suggests malnutrition is being fuelled by obesity as well as starvation.

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