Junk Food

Hospital's Still Serving Junk Food Can Be Traced Back to Blair!

Rob Blakeman | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

Despite repeated calls from numerous medical experts and various health intellectuals hospitals across the UK continue to serve junk foods to sick people. As recently as last year Doctors themselves meeting at the BMA made the strongest recommendation that all hospitals should stop this practice completely because it was exacerbating almost every medical problem they faced.

Why Healthy Eating Is Now A Luxury...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As if supermarket shopping wasn't stressful enough already, a new study has found that healthy foods cost three times more than less-healthy alternati...

Nine Junk Foods Made Healthy

Sian Breslin | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

We often find ourselves reaching for junk food. There is no harm in a treat every now and again, but some junk foods are worse than others and often there are other options which taste just a good. Here are 9 of the most unhealthy food choices and my tips on how to get the taste and flavour, without so much of the bad stuff!

The Harsh Truth: No One Wants To See Overweight Doctors

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In theory they know more about healthy eating than the rest of us, but it seems even doctors and nurses struggle with keeping their weight at a health...

One Judgement Fits All?

Esther Hayden | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Esther Hayden

Recently I walked into my local swimming pool at 6.30am. Among the swimmers wiping sleep from their eyes, there was one woman racing up, down, up, down, up, barely raising her head for breath. What assumptions are you already making about her? Keen? yes. Fit? clearly. Thin? no.

Is What Your Children See on TV Destroying Their Health?

Sandra Roycroft-Davis | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sandra Roycroft-Davis

IMAGINE you find your children watching a TV programme that portrays smoking, drinking and drug-taking as normal everyday behaviour. What will your reaction be?

Out of Order? Now That's an Understatement!

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

It is completely OUT OF ORDER that our hospitals, a place that should be a champion of health and well being, a place that should be the first to educate the masses and promote healthy eating and conscious living, are encouraging the consumption of the very things that cause a large number of the diseases they are treating in the first place.

Don't Give Junk Food Marketers a Place on the Sofa

Maura Gillespie | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maura Gillespie

You might not even realise it, but junk food marketers sneak unhealthy products into our homes every day. How? They find a way in through our TV screens, laptops, and smartphones.

You May Never Eat A Hot Dog Ever Again After Watching This

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An in-depth video that meticulously charts the making of a hot dog has HuffPost UK Lifestyle swearing off the foodstuff for life. There's somethin...

How Running Helps You Quit Junk Food

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There may be an explanation for why runners look so smug as they pound the pavement - it's probably all that healthy food circulating in their system....

WATCH: How Did This Guy Lose Weight By Only Eating McDonalds?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It may sound like the dream diet free from calorie-counting, but there's more to why John Cisna, an American school teacher based in Iowa, lost weight...

Fat Americans Need to Get a Grip (But Not on a Waffle)

Steve Miller | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

As Britain's straight talking weight loss motivator and TV presenter you may not be surprised that I have some razor sharp words for fat Americans who seem to enjoy the sofa feeding their backside.

Woman With Fear Of Veg Eats Nothing But Junk Food For Years, But Weighs Just Nine Stone

Barcroft | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to eating, Faye Campbell will always choose McDonalds over any homemade meal. The fussy eater has only eaten junk food for the past 1...

Death by Fizz

Janey Lee Grace | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Janey Lee Grace

Biological scientist Dr Hans-Peter Kubis, has found some shocking conclusions, In fact he says ' Having seen all the medical evidence, I don't touch soft drinks now' I'm determined to convince my kids!

In the USA Obesity is Now a Disease

Alan Jackson | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alan Jackson

Obesity is set to be the biggest medical cash cow of all time. One out of every eight dollars the U.S. government spends on healthcare goes to provide care for people with type 2 diabetes [T2D] (over one hundred billion dollars) and it is evident that the global T2D epidemic is being driven by obesity. By giving obesity clinical legitimacy, spending on healthcare is destined to soar.

Which Food Is Surprisingly Almost As Popular As Strawberries At Wimbledon?

PA | PA | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

For years it has been synonymous with the quintessential English favourite, strawberries and cream. But this year chefs have noticed an astonishing...

Junk Food Could Be As Addictive As Illegal Drugs

PA | PA | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Junk food really could be addictive and stimulate cravings in much the same way as an illicit drug, a brain scanning study has shown. The findings ...

Fried Chicken Defies The Economic Slump

PA | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK

Fried-chicken restaurant chain KFC will create 1,600 jobs this year by opening more than 40 restaurants across the UK and Ireland. The US-owned fir...

Britain's Obesity Epidemic: Are We Addicted to Sugar?

Luke Dale-Harris | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Dale-Harris

Already a quarter of British women and a third of under nine's are clinically obese and by 2050 this figure is predicted to have risen to accommodate over half of all British citizens, a reality our NHS could not support.

Can Editors and Journalists Give Obesity a Make-Over, Please?

Dr David Ashton | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr David Ashton

The fact that obesity stories are frequently written in emotive language that can elicit disgust and engender spiteful comments (from presumably slim) readers, leads to obese people being ashamed to admit they are seeking help.

Is Junk Food the New Tobacco? No, Not Really

James Bloodworth | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
James Bloodworth

Blaming the food industry for making you fat is a bit like blaming Hooters because your husband likes breasts. It may be comforting to curse the corporate giants as you reach for another chocolate digestive, but it's attitudes like this that will end up destroying the NHS.

US Football Season Kicks Off With The Doughnut Burger

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The wait is finally over. HuffPost UK Lifestyle may have found the most unhealthy meal in the world. *dusts off calorie crown* American burger chai...

Health Shop Snacks as Bad as Mars Bars?

Aidan Goggins | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

It really doesn't matter what health shop it was, they're pretty much all the same. And, inside there will always be a designated section with shelves laden with a vast assortment of appealing confectionary like products and drinks. All at heavily inflated prices compared to what the ordinary shops charge, but that's ok you think, that's the premium you pay for something that's good for you.

Gove Roasted Over School Meals

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Michael Gove has been blasted by Jamie Oliver for presiding over some of the "worst" school meals during his time as Education Secretary. Mr Oliver...

Charlie Thomas

Domino's Pizza's Sales Increase - So Why Has Its Share Price Dropped?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

Shares in Domino's Pizza dropped 5% on Wednesday in spite of the company reporting positive growth in a tough market. UK sales were up 3.7% in the ...