If you have a ten-month-old baby, what do you need to know? What do you need to ask your GP about the benefits and risks of antibiotics?
To combat childhood obesity, we need to start from day one.
Recent reports claiming we need to do five times more exercise than we previously thought are incorrect. Current physical activity guidelines are enough to achieve health benefits.
Scientists thought they were closing in on one great new treatment but may have found another instead.
When children work on their school assignments, unknown to them, the software they use is busy collecting data. These data are then used for individualized marketing of junk foods and other products.
An individual's weight is a complex and sensitive issue, which may be related to many factors that are not only medical but social, environmental and emotional.
It turns out most of us under-report how many calories we consume – but it's not entirely our fault.
Diabetes afflicts nearly 30 million people in the U.S., but 86 million more are pre-diabetic. There are effective ways to screen those people, too -- and it isn't all about fat.
Almost three in four Australian children consume too much sugar, 91.5% of young people don't get enough exercise, and we're among the most obese people in the world.
We only have enough food stocks to last 3-5 days, and Brexit has suddenly made things seem worryingly fragile.
To tackle obesity, the NHS is experimenting with financial incentives, dieting clubs and free exercise classes. But what about prescribing digital fitness trackers?
Behavioral research shows why a heavy-handed approach like the UK's soda tax works better than the mere warning that San Francisco wants to put in advertisements.
Educating people about the dangers of sugary drinks has little impact on their consumption and taxing them is unpopular. Luckily, there is a third way.
Saturated fats are linked to metabolic disorders and heart disease. That may be because thes fats make some cells lose track of time, causing inflammation.
Arguing about the pros and cons of fat in our diet takes the focus away from the real nutritional demon: processed foods.
Many people believe eating healthily is expensive – and more costly than buying junk food. But our new research shows this isn't the case.
Weight lost is often weight re-gained. Learning how to manage stress and find comfort are overlooked tools.
In many rural areas, poor people are suffering from malnutrition, which takes the form of stunting and obesity. To change this, their food environments must change.
Celebrity chef needs to persuade those in power to change our obesity-causing environment.
If you're an average-sized adult eating and drinking enough to maintain a healthy body weight, you should consume no more than 12 teaspoons of sugar per day.