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The global obesity crisis isn't just affecting humans. And Sprinkles the 32lb cat is living proof. The four-year-old feline
If you're trying to kickstart weight loss, getting a healthy dose of vitamin D could help. That's according to a new study
Obesity in children has different causes at different ages, new research has found. A comparison of children in 2010 with
It is hard to give a good example to our kids when our own eating behaviour and body image have been skewed by years of yo-yo-dieting, misleading health advice and media pressure. If we develop a better relationship with healthy eating and exercise, then not only will our own bodies benefit, but our children will have a great example that they can learn from.
Feeding a growing global population of nine billion people by 2050 is one of the world's biggest challenges--especially in the context of rapid urbanisation, rising amounts of food waste and climate change. During one day of discussions senior executives from agribusiness, policymaking and the NGO community examined approaches to food and nutrition security.
Too skinny isn't good of course, and in women a small waist but ample butt is a good thing biologically, since as we've seen recently, such an hour glass figure is perfect for supplying the lipids an unborn baby needs for brain development.
Around one in every four adults in the UK is obese, but how do we size up compared to the rest of the world? A new map indicates
A mother, whose son could not fit his arms around her due to her size, has dropped eight and a half stone in just seven months
At just ten months old, Juanita Valentina Hernandez weighs the same as an average five-year-old. And it poses a huge risk
Tipping the scales at 32 stone and scared of sleeping for fear she'd stop breathing, 28-year-old Ana Sirbu decided that enough