The proposal is very different to schemes in the US where BMI report cards are sent to parents. Instead, the data would feed into obesity research and prevention programs.
The diabetes epidemic can be fought through new therapies, prevention programmes and effective junk food legislation.
All five experts said BMI is not ideal for determining the health of your weight.
Gardening not only provides nutritious food, but a reminder of home for refugees.
A new study of 'clean eating' posts on Instagram has found that men - and muscles - feature more prominently than women.
Charcoal is more likely to rid your gut of vitamins and minerals than it is to boost your health.
Experts say there is still a long way to go before we can make firm statements about the best time of day to eat.
Monkey see, monkey do: it's important to be a good food role model.
New study in mice shows that omega-3 in mother protects babies' gut health for life.
Obese people don't have more frequent or intense food wanting episodes than lean people, but they do enjoy their food less.
A new study shows that most young adults know about the connection between omega-3 fats and brain and heart health. Despite this, only two out of five reported buying or eating omega-3 foods.
Pregnant women should be reassured that eating fish is good for their baby and is very unlikely to cause autism.
Mounting evidence suggests that artificial sweeteners are linked to chronic health problems like obesity and diabetes. Should there be a tax on these foods?
The right diet, combined with moderate low-impact exercise, can benefit people with osteoarthritis.
Shakespeare wrote of the 'seven ages of man', and our appetite for food changes as we age too – with implications for our health.
Folic acid in pregnancy – and the gene which explains why the benefits may differ.
People are often disappointed when exercise doesn't translate into weight loss. Here are four reasons it might not be happening for you (yet).
Recent studies have shown that we may be able to train ourselves to become more sensitive to certain tastes, which leads to feeling more full and satisfied after eating a meal.
With demand for meat alternatives growing, the meat industry is getting protective over names such as 'vegetarian sausages'.
Official advice to prediabetics on the best diet to avoid type 2 diabetes suggests that there is only one option. The latest research suggests otherwise.