Slow eating could be the key to losing weight, a new study suggests.
Manufacturers have warned against a ban on junk food promotions in Scotland, claiming it could hit “iconic Scottish brands”.
Doctors have urged the Scottish Government to go further in a crack down on junk food promotions.
The majority of Scots support restrictions on junk food multi-buy offers in order to cut obesity rates, according to a cancer charity.
Within 20 years more than two million Britons will be living with four or more chronic illnesses due to years spent living a sedentary lifestyle, new research has found.
Youngsters are being “disadvantaged most” by cuts to public health services, leading children’s doctors have said.
The least fit British children 20 years ago would be considered among the fittest children today, according to research.
An obese 12-year-old girl could be taken from the care of her mother after a doctor raised concerns about her health.
There needs to be a "large-scale systemic change" to tackle Scotland's obesity problem, according to a report.
Newly-identified gene mutations could offer hope in the the fight against global obesity, scientists say.
Half the sugar consumed by children comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks, according to a campaign that suggests parents look out for snacks of no more than 100 calories at a time.
A tummy patch that could stop people from gaining fat has been developed by scientists.
Efforts to tackle childhood obesity in Scotland are failing, with figures showing more than a quarter of youngsters in the most deprived areas are at risk of having an unhealthy weight.
More than one in three British teenagers are overweight or obese, a new study has found.
One in four of the nation's nurses is obese, a new study suggests.
One in four of the nation’s nurses is obese, a new study suggests.
Middle-aged people who are overweight have an increased risk of dementia, a new analysis has found.
It might be seen as oversharing by some, but a new study suggests documenting weight loss on social media might help people achieve their goals.
Scientists believe they have identified a gene that could be making some people pile on the pounds “without any fault of their own”.
Rates of obesity among children and teenagers have soared 10-fold around the world in the past four decades, a global study has shown.
Black tea has been found to alter gut bacteria to promote weight loss and other health benefits.
You may find household chores to be a tedious way to spend your Saturday afternoon but science suggests doing a bit of vacuuming or floor scrubbing might actually be good for you.
Bad fat can be made to turn over a new leaf and combat obesity by blocking a specific protein, scientists have discovered.
Exercising regularly and eating healthily but still not losing weight? Maybe a thorough analysis of your poo is what you need – at least according to scientists.
Labradors are loved by many across the country but have you ever wondered why they’re often overweight?
Not having lunch at your desk and switching off the TV while eating could be the key to losing weight – according to scientists.
Eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables while cutting down on meat substantially lowers the risk of obesity, research shows.
Plans to improve access to healthcare for Travellers and ethnic communities in the North-east have been put forward by NHS Grampian.
A school is going the extra mile for healthy living with a new initiative.
More than three-in-four children in NHS Grampian are a healthy weight, according to the latest figures.