Patients at high risk of diabetes also have an increased likelihood of heart disease – but not because of higher sugar levels, new research has found.
A lack of consistency in reporting on obesity across the UK has created a postcode lottery for patient care, according to a new study.
The number of obese people in England has almost doubled in 20 years, new figures suggest.
Only children are more likely to be obese than those with brothers and sisters, research suggests.
Almost 120,000 tonnes of biscuits and sweets were sold in Scotland last year as statistics show more than 65% of adults in the country are overweight.
Progress in reducing food sugar content is being “lost” due to people consuming more sugary items, Public Health England’s chief executive has warned.
This week, Paul gets embroiled in a Scottish black comedy and some celebrity karaoke.
The Tayside Regional Improvement Collaborative is seeking the views of the public as part of its consultation on children's weight.
Montrose FC is battling some of the top names in European football for an award recognising its work off the pitch.
Veteran broadcaster Michael Buerk has said that obese people should be given the choice to indulge if they wish, and that they are “weak, not ill”.