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.
Hypertension is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular diseases such as stroke, heart attacks, heart failure and peripheral vascular disease. And in the developing world, it is on the rise.
Junk food adverts need to be banned near schools and nurseries – our children's lives depend upon it.
It's not easy to make good food choices when there's a takeaway on every corner.
We should consider the effects of not just what we feed children ... but how.
Canada is the latest country to see a decline in rates of overweight and obesity. Does that mean anti-obesity strategies are starting to work?
Early residents in new communities are known as 'pioneers' – they arrive before many services are in place. A five-year study points to the many benefits of putting in good services early on.
You can't change your genes but there are some food and lifestyle factors you can target to lower your risk.
The government's focus on treating chronic disease neglects the importance of obesity and the benefits of preventive health measures tailored to gender and socioeconomic circumstances.
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.