Office snacking causes women to pile on over 6lbs – or a WHOLE dress size – a year (and men aren"t much better)

Office snacking causes women to pile on over 6lbs – or a WHOLE dress size – a year (and men aren't much better) 13% of women of women scoff four snacks a day33% admit lying about the snacks they eat 48% say they're not satisfied after lunch By Emily Payne and Inderdeep Bains PUBLISHED: 12:13 GMT, 19 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:53 GMT, 20 February 2013 If you’re thinking about reaching for another biscuit to get you through the working day, think again.

The secret to weight loss? Ditch the booze, dieters told

The secret to weight loss Ditch the booze, dieters told Few of us realise that a pint of lager has the same number of calories as three chocolate biscuitsOr that two glasses of wine will take 52 minutes of walking to burn off While fat contains nine calories per gramme, pure alcohol comes a close second with seven calories per gramme By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 08:41 GMT, 2 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:25 GMT, 2 January 2013 Diet disaster: Few of us count 'liquid calories' when we're trying to lose weight, despite their high calorie content Dieters are underestimating the effect of alcohol weight loss, with few realising that a pint of lager has the same number of calories as three chocolate biscuits.

Vomit bug in a third of hospitals as some even ban staff from drinking tea to stop it spreading

Vomit bug in a third of hospitals as some even ban staff from drinking tea to stop it spreading Almost 1,700 patients have been hit by norovirus – three times as many as this time last yearDepartment of Health say NHS is prepared for winter health problems | UPDATED: 15:41 GMT, 30 November 2012 Increase: Almost 1,700 people have been struck down by norovirus – three times as many as this time last year More than a third of hospitals have been hit by the winter vomiting bug, figures show.

"I"ve been there, Kate, and it felt like being poisoned": One mother tells of her extreme morning sickness

'I've been there, Kate, and it felt like being poisoned': One mother tells of her extreme morning sickness Sonia Purnell was 34 when she suffered hyperemesis gravidarum – the same condition as the Duchess of CambridgeHere she tells how the joy of being pregnant was overshadowed by an onslaught of violent nausea | UPDATED: 23:38 GMT, 3 December 2012 Poorly: Kate Middleton has been taken to hospital with hyperemesis gravidarum, which usually leaves women on a drip because they can't eat or drink News of the Duchess of Cambridge’s admission to hospital yesterday, suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum – extreme morning sickness – instantly made me relive the agonies of my first pregnancy 15 years ago.

Mother with rare stomach condition forced to live solely on tea and biscuits

A diet of dunking: Mother with rare stomach condition forced to live solely on tea and biscuits Suzanne Kettle, 28, suffers from gastroparesis, a rare condition that prevents her stomach from contracting to digest food | UPDATED: 12:44 GMT, 13 September 2012 For many people it might sound like the dream diet.

Boy, five, with food phobia enjoys first ever meal after undergoing pioneering treatment

Boy, five, with irrational fear of eating enjoys first-ever meal after undergoing pioneering treatment Daniel associated painful acid reflux with eating so was fed via a stomach tubeHe can now eat and drink after receiving private treatment at University Hospital in Graz, Austria | UPDATED: 15:36 GMT, 6 September 2012 A young boy who has never eaten anything in his life has miraculously managed his first meal.

Keith Martin: Horrifying life of world’s fattest man

“I ate 20,000 calories a day, had a 6ft waist… and last left my house on 9/11”: Horrifying life of the blonde-haired little boy who grew into the world”s fattest man
Keith Martin consumed up to 20,000 calories and would eat mounds of bread and take-awaysHe is now desperate to lose weight and is only consuming 1,500 calories a day

Spring into shape now: From fitness ‘snacking’ to the three-chew challenge – here’s how to lose that winter flab

Spring into shape now From 'fitness snacking' to the 'three-chew challenge' – how to lose that winter flab | UPDATED: 00:41 GMT, 2 April 2012 'Fitness snacking': Regularly exercise in short bursts if you want to lose weight The temperatures might have dropped again but our recent heat wave offered a tantalising glimpse of the summer ahead.