A young woman dies taking diet pills; girls as young as eight are dissatisfied with their bodies... How raising awareness around obesity is triggering eating disorders
Children of primary school age are to be the focus of an anti-obesity strategy to be unveiled this autumn, David Cameron has disclosed.
Relatively few ‘normal-weight’ teens think they are too heavy, but many who are overweight do not acknowledge it
Children in the UK are the fattest in Europe, risking lifelong health problems. There is a lot parents can do to prevent the problem, starting with the baby in the womb
Health experts warn of problem of ‘enormous proportions’ with rising obesity expected in many countries over the next 15 years
People who cannot work because they are overweight or suffering addiction problems could be threatened with losing their sickness benefits if they do not accept treatment under plans due to be outlined by David Cameron on Saturday.
People whose partner stops smoking, loses weight or gets more active are far more likely to succeed in adopting healthier habits themselves
If you’re a bigger person desperate to try windsurfing, scuba diving or glow-in-the-dark spin, don’t wait to be thin – do it now
Campaign group says 57 out of 203 supermarket drinks tested had as much sugar as Coca-Cola or more
New study shows that people who lose weight slowly and steadily are no more likely to keep it off in the long term than those who opt for crash dieting - but some experts say doctors should be able to recommend crash diets because even short-term weight loss will improve the health of the obese
The French left-back has really impressed the Everton manager.
Pontus Jansson left Leeds United in the summer and he is now hoping to potentially guide his new club Brentford into the play-offs this season.
Reece James is regarded as one of Chelsea's top prospects, and is just breaking into Frank Lampard's side after injury.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tanguy Ndombele featured as Mauricio Pochettino's side were beaten 7-2 last night.
Van la Parra didn't really make an impact at Wolverhampton Wanderers, Huddersfield Town or Brighton and Hove Albion - but he's doing alright now.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Eric Dier has not had much game time this season.
Ex-Arsenal star Serge Gnabry tore Tottenham apart last night.
Joe Gomez looks set to start for Liverpool against Red Bull Salzburg.
It looks like Jack Hendry might be getting a lifeline at Celtic.
Tottenham Hotspur endured a humiliating 7-2 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday night, with ex-Liverpool man Philippe Coutinho playing his part in the middle of the park.
Sleep deprivation may cause overeating by boosting chemicals for appetite as well as those that increase the pleasure of eating sweet or salty high-fat foods
Study shows that obese people who lost just 5% of their weight saw ‘profound benefits’ through better control of insulin in the liver, fat and muscle tissues
Eating foods high in flavonoids, such as apples, berries and peppers, may prevent long-term weight gain, research suggests