Crossbench Peer Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has been named as the new independent Chair of not-for-profit health body ukactive.
MPs say it is “inexplicable” that the NHS in England spends more on bariatric surgery than well-established measures to prevent obesity.
Research has found that primary school aged children as young as 10 years old are more familiar with beer brands, than leading brands of biscuits, crisps and ice-cream.
Combining aerobic exercise with resistance training appears be the most effective solution to reducing obesity in teenagers.
Eating more than five portions of fruit and vegetables a day brings no further benefit.
Running for just ten minutes every day can add years to your life
One in three cases of dementia could be avoided by changes in lifestyle
It is more important not to be overweight or obese than to be fit, but that it’s even better to be both fit and a normal weight