Plans to see how calorie labelling can be introduced in restaurants, cafes and takeaways have been opened up for public consultation.
Midwives have warned of the pressures they are under from a lack of staff, rising obesity levels and women giving birth later in life.
NHS Tayside has spent more than £150,000 on equipment to help treat obese patients over the past five years.
Screen-addicted children should be prescribed play to free them from a “battery hen existence” during the school holidays, the children’s commissioner has said.
The number of young people being treated for Type 2 diabetes has risen by 40% in just four years to more than 700, figures show.
The average portion of chips sold in Glasgow is 80% larger than official guidance set out in 2002, new research has revealed.
A man who lost more than 20 stone has been showing off his dramatic transformation.
A new version of the Cadbury Dairy Milk bar containing 30% less sugar is to go on sale from next year as part of industry efforts to respond to the obesity crisis.
A leading Dundee University expert on diabetes has said Scotland needs to focus on preventing the disease rather than treating it.
The all-you-can-eat buffet is under threat from the Scottish Government’s obesity crackdown.