Parks are found in most neighbourhoods, generally free to use and are enjoyed by diverse groups. Although most visitors don't use parks for physical activity, modest improvements can change that.
There is a curious paradox at the heart of the food group's new nutrition scheme: the less consumers trust Big Food, the less attention they will pay to the labels.
More than 15 million children live in homes that do not have enough food. However, the number of children taking advantage of free breakfast in schools is low. What can schools do?
In-school nutrition programmes can reduce the chances of children suffering from childhood obesity.
It's time for Australia to follow the UK's lead and increase the price of sugary drinks.
British toddlers are heading for health problems, unless we change their diet now.
Good models have been developed to ensure benefit sharing in the biodiversity business. But major challenges prevent developing countries from translating this into social justice.
Climate change will make it harder to eat healthily.
Adults who had a low birthweight or were undernourished as young children are more likely to experience high blood pressure and obesity.
Does making healthy food accessible actually affect what people purchase and what they eat? The answer is a little more complicated than you might think.
Australia still rests too heavily on its luck, and not enough on its brains.
All eyes have been on Mexico since they imposed a tax on sugary drinks – and now the data is in.
George's medicine for health crisis is welcome, but not marvellous.
We all know that stress can wreak havoc on your health but what does it do to your genes?
The Hadza hunter-gatherer community get 15% of their calories from honey. If they can live on a high-sugar diet, why can't we?
Not getting enough quality sleep can have significant implications for health.
Eighty years ago, poor people in Britain suffered ill health as a result of eating unhealthy food, just as they do today. The only difference is, in 1936, policymakers didn't blame the poor.
Food insecurity is not only a cause of bad food choices, it is a result of the economics and geographies of the food system.
So-called 'healthy towns' will address child obesity and dementia, but the real killer remains at large.
With government obesity strategies failing to get off the ground, it's time for business to step up and develop healthier options.