Amy Roberts admits alcohol turned me into a crazed animal: Binge drinking teen blames booze for transforming her from shy girl into violent criminal

Alcohol turned me into a crazed animal: Binge drinking teen blames booze for making her a violent criminalAmy Roberts from Glasgow was arrested 30 times She bit a police officer and punched a landlord in the face when drunkWake up call came after she was sent to prisonNow she's warning others how binge drinking 'wrecks lives' By Lucy Waterlow PUBLISHED: 00:32 GMT, 26 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:41 GMT, 26 March 2013 Regrets: Amy Roberts committed 30 drunken offences between the ages of 16 and 18 A young woman who was arrested 30 times for drunken attacks – including punching police officers – has warned against the dangers of binge drinking.

Are you in drink denial? Half of adults down too much alcohol yet barely a quarter admit doing so

Are you in drink denial Half of adults down too much alcohol yet barely a quarter admit doing soFemale binge drinker drinks six units at least one day a week A male bring drinker consumes eight units at least one day a week By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 00:15 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 27 February 2013 A unit is a small glass of wine, half a pint of lager or a measure of spirits Millions of adults fool themselves into thinking they are modest drinkers when they down enough to be classed as ‘bingers’, a study suggests.

Rise of the scoffaholics: Are you one of 2.5 million Britons who gorge on too much food? Fine out with out experts" guide to the five types of…

Rise of the scoffaholics: Are you one of 2.5 million Britons who gorge on too much food Find out with out experts' guide to the five types of overeater | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 15 December 2012 An incredible 2.5 million Britons gorge on too much food.

Mothers who want their children to eat healthy food "must lead by example"

Practise what you preach: Mothers who want their children to eat healthy food 'must lead by example' The children of mothers who binge on junk food are more likely to adopt their own unhealthy eating habitsParents should encourage children to eat healthilyThose that use force, rewards or punishments are far less successful, researchers said | UPDATED: 09:47 GMT, 31 May 2012 Mothers who binge on junk food are closely watched by their children who go on to adopt unhealthy eating habits of their own, according to a study.