Diets that promise drastic results with minimal effort, or that ban whole food groups, should ring alarm bells.
Obese people are stigmatised by society – no wonder parents react defensively to letters informing them their child is overweight.
Crash dieting is both safe and effective. So why isn't it available on the NHS?
You might be thin on the outside, but if you have a poor diet and are physically inactive, you can have the same health risks as someone who is obese.
Until the league stops pressuring players over their weight, token measures to address mental health concerns will have a limited impact.
A new study explores whether how we perceive our body weight affects our prospects in the job market and at work.
All five experts said BMI is not ideal for determining the health of your weight.
Experts say there is still a long way to go before we can make firm statements about the best time of day to eat.
A new ad campaign from Coca-Cola shows they're trying to push a "sugar in moderation" line, while many of their products still contain far too much.
Obese people don't have more frequent or intense food wanting episodes than lean people, but they do enjoy their food less.
Excess weight affects fertility in men and women - the good news is weight loss can reverse the negative effects.
'I Don't Want to Get Thin,' singer Sophie Tucker proclaimed – an attitude that was decades ahead of its time.
The hostile environment that marginalised people find themselves in serves as a source of constant stress.
New weight loss approaches seek to switch off the brain patterns that drive overeating and weight regain. Here's how that works, and how it could help you.
Weight stigma at the doctors can be mentally and physically harmful.
The much used before and after photograph to motivate weight loss might not be as motivational as was once thought.
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.
Understanding the psychology behind why we overeat can help us to consume less.
As a result of increasingly sedentary lifestyles, individuals now have relatively less muscle mass and relatively more body fat.
Sure, you have to die of something, but you may not have to die so soon - and you could be healthier, wealthier and happier in the meantime.