Body mass index was first invented in 1832.
Our long-term research project found commutes over 3km were associated with a greater likelihood of being overweight.
Matcha may potentially provide more nutritional benefit than a regular cup of green tea.
Making small changes to your everyday habits may be easier to stick with over the long run.
The festive season provides great motivation to make lifestyle changes around eating habits.
This study adds to a growing body of research showing the links between meal timing and body weight.
Researchers have long debated whether genetics or social background was the biggest factor in becoming obese.
A new study looked at the health records of more than 9 million people in England to assess whether body weight influenced the uptake and effectiveness of COVID vaccines.
Going back to work at an office? An expert explains how the relatively cool temperature many offices are kept at may affect your body – and your health.
The only way to gain weight is to eat more calories than your body requires.
A lack of sleep increases appetite, makes us more likely to eat unhealthy foods, and even affects how body fat is lost while dieting.
Researchers are only beginning to understand the relationship eating time and circadian rhythm have on our body weight.
BMI categories don’t give us a full picture of a person’s health risk.
There is no perfect diet that works for everyone.
A recent study was reported to have found that eating pasta wouldn’t make you put on weight, This is actually true, so long as you’re following a low GI diet.
Most people assume the only reason to eat healthy foods is to stay slim. But being slim doesn’t mean you’re healthy, and doesn’t mean it’s OK to eat junk.
The Body Mass Index is used to assess the risk of lifestyle diseases, but the relationship between BMI and chronic illnesses remains far from simple.
Having a bit of a tummy might not be the end of the world for men after all.
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.
The ‘fitspo’ movement may be aiming to promote a healthier body image for women, but in truth it’s just another narrow set of ideals about what women should look like.