These Women Prove You Can Have A Higher BMI And Still Be Fit

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Despite being a widely-used health metric around the world, BMI measurements do not tell the full story about our health. BMI (Body Mass Index) is wor...

Girl Praised By Mum's Friend For Refusing To Calculate BMI At School

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Parents

A man praised his friend's daughter for standing up against body-shape norms that "persecute children", by refusing to calculate her BMI at school. Th...

Kids Need Annual BMI Checks To Curb Obesity, Government Advisors Suggest

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Parents

Children between the ages of four and 11 should have annual body mass index (BMI) checks, a government think tank has advised. The Policy Exchange ...

Can We Please Stop With This Bikini Body B*llocks?

Poorna Bell | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

This fairly harmless impulse to look good has been leapt upon by diet companies and magazines as some annual ritual, as if getting in shape or being healthy the rest of the year matters not. My key gripe, is that it sums up the biggest problem with exercise and diet: that it is primarily to lose weight.

Poorna Bell

Bodybuilder Anita Albrecht, Who An NHS Nurse Branded As Obese, Talks BMI And Keeping Healthy | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Super fit Anita Albrecht, a competitive bodybuilder and personal trainer, hit the headlines after an NHS nurse branded her as obese. SEE ALSO: Huf...

LOOK: Punk Star Is An Icon - Official

PA | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Punk pioneer John Lydon is to be honoured for his contribution to music at a respected music industry awards bash later this year - following figures ...

How I Got My Six Pack in Two Months

Scott Wright | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Wright

A few years back I was starring on Coronation Street, playing Sam the Stripper, wowing TV audiences across the UK when my character got his kit off in the Rovers Return. I won Rear of the Year and I was in great shape and at the top of my game. Fast forward to 2013 and I had let thing's slip and approaching 40 (next year) I didn't like what I saw in front of me or on paper.

Are Your Bad Sleeping Habits Making you Put On Weight?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

"It sounds logical that if you aren't sleeping well, you might be eating more to compensate for the time you're awake and bored," says Jessica Alexand...

Our Image Obsessed Culture Needs a Makeover

Justin Cash | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Justin Cash

The impact of our adopting such an image-obsessed vocabulary has not been to force us into adopting healthier lifestyles either. Far from it, as rising obesity rates attest to. It has simply been to distort our image of what constitutes beauty and the value of it.

Seven Health Benefits of Chocolate | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

No, your eyes aren't deceiving you, and no, it's not just wishful thinking - chocolate really is good for you! Dark chocolate has a whole host of health benefits and is good for just about every part of your body.

Why's Willie Walsh Looking So Glum?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK

British Airways' (BA) parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) has revealed a €997 million (£864m) loss after the restructuring and merger...

BMI? Is This Really an Accurate Way to Monitor Weight?

Daniel Bartlett | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Bartlett

The new BMI guidelines have caused some commotion as to whether these changes have been made were entirely necessary, but in truth BMI has long been a controversial method of measuring weight and obesity as the results can be extremely misleading.

Force-Feeding Is 'Not In Best Interests' Of Three Stone Anorexic Patient, Argues NHS

PA | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK

A High Court judge was asked to rule that force-feeding would not be in the "best interests" of an anorexic woman whose weight is just over three sto...

Low Cost Airline Bmibaby Set To Close

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

Low cost airline bmibaby is set to close later this year, and with it the possibility that hundreds of jobs could be axed. The carrier transferred...

'Good News For Our Customers': British Airways Takeover Of BMI To Cost 1,200 Jobs

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK

The takeover of bmi by British Airways is set to lead to up to 1,200 job losses, the airline announced on Thursday. BA started consulting unions on...

Jobs At Risk As BMI Sold To BA Owner For £175m

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK

British Airways' parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) has agreed a £172.5m deal for BMI from Lufthansa, in a move that could see hundred...

Premium Living in...Agadir

Raj Gill | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Raj Gill

Despite still being miffed with bmi for discontinuing their Glasgow to London service I decided to give in and try their Edinburgh to Heathrow service...

Can The ‘Gastric Pacemaker’ Beat Obesity?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A stomach implant that can trick the brain into thinking the stomach is full is the latest hi-tech gadget that experts hope will help fight the flab a...

British Airways Owner Agrees To Buy Airline BMI

PA | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

The owner of British Airways has agreed to buy troubled airline BMI in a move which will increase its hold on the takeover and landing slots at Heathr...

Why Obesity Is The Biggest Breast Cancer Risk | Posted 19.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A study has claimed that being obese is the single biggest risk factor for breast cancer. New research published today in the British Journal of Cance...