A diabetes epidemic and supermarkets who are pushers for an addictive drug called sugar

A diabetes epidemic and supermarkets who are pushers for an addictive drug called sugar By Joanna Blythman PUBLISHED: 23:39 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:23 GMT, 5 March 2013 The obesity epidemic is worsening, with drastic consequences for the nation’s health.

One in ten school-starters is obese, a figure that doubles by senior school

One in ten school-starters is obese, a figure that doubles by senior school Worrying figures show this rises to 20% by Year SixAnd that 65% of men and 58% of women are overweight or obese in the UK Number of people having weight loss surgery or being admitted to hospital due to obesity has also soared By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 16:01 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:28 GMT, 21 February 2013 One in 10 children is obese when they start school, say shocking new figures.

The REAL reason you eat too much: New theory could revolutionise the way we lose weight

The REAL reason you eat too much: New theory could revolutionise the way we lose weight | UPDATED: 17:41 GMT, 1 January 2013 Professor Lustig explains that leptin resistance – and sugar – is at the root of the obesity epidemic Waistband feeling a bit tighter, or buttons straining after Christmas While it’s easy to blame your appalling willpower or TV-inspired lethargy, according to a respected U.S.

Diet: The real reason you eat too much: It"s not greed and it"s not your genes. A startling new theory that could revolutionise the way we…

The REAL reason you eat too much: New theory could revolutionise the way we lose weight | UPDATED: 11:06 GMT, 1 January 2013 Professor Lustig explains that leptin resistance – and sugar – is at the root of the obesity epidemic Waistband feeling a bit tighter, or buttons straining after Christmas While it’s easy to blame your appalling willpower or TV-inspired lethargy, according to a respected U.S.

How to repel the dreaded winter vomiting bug, the norovirus

How to repel the dreaded winter vomiting bug, the norovirus, as number of cases soarMore than 800,000 cases reported since the summerThe figures are up 83 per cent on last year | UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 23 December 2012 There is a huge number of cases of norovirus, or winter vomiting bug, this year.

The cheeses saltier than a bag of crisps: Alarming levels contributing to high blood pressure responsible for heart attacks and strokes

The cheeses saltier than a bag of crisps: Alarming levels contributing to high blood pressure responsible for heart attacks and strokesA single portion of cheddar has more last than a bag of crispsCheese is the third-biggest contributor of salt to the national diet | UPDATED: 07:45 GMT, 29 November 2012 Alarming levels of salt in cheese are contributing to an epidemic of high blood pressure responsible for strokes, heart attacks and thousands of early deaths a year, experts have warned.

Children who are obese at eight find it harder to lose weight when they are teenagers despite eating less than slim peers

Children who are obese at eight find it harder to lose weight when they are teenagers despite eating less than slim peersPrevention best way to control epidemic, says experts | UPDATED: 06:59 GMT, 11 September 2012 Children who are obese by the age of eight will find it much harder to lose weight than their peers, a study has found.

People can be fat AND fit as study finds obesity doesn"t automatically lead to ill-health

People can be fat AND fit as study finds obesity doesn't automatically lead to ill-health | UPDATED: 07:50 GMT, 5 September 2012 People can be obese but metabolically healthy and fit, found an international study Nearly half of fat people are just as healthy as slim people – and at no more risk of developing heart problems or cancer, researchers claim.

Grilled chicken? Why "healthy" grilled food could actually be making you fat

Who's going to tell George Foreman Why 'healthy' grilled food could actually be making you fat Compound released when food cooks in dry heat can lead to weight gain and diabetesdigg] | UPDATED: 13:14 GMT, 24 August 2012 It is regarded as a healthier alternative to frying food.