Ageing is a natural phenomenon. We develop many health issues as we age. Here are some growing-up issues to watch for:
Malnutrition is sweeping the world, fuelled by obesity as well as starvation, new research has suggested.
Being overweight may not be as unhealthy as it was 40 years ago, Danish research suggests.
There are now more adults in the world classified as obese than underweight, a major study has suggested.
Weight gain of a child is celebrated in our country by many parent-at least in the beginning of a child's life. Culturally, we love food...
The case of a three-year-old girl in the US who developed type 2 diabetes has driven doctors to raise fresh concerns about diet in childhood.
White fat is the kind of fat we do not want – they tend to sit in deposits where we least want them. Then there’s the other kind of fat, capable of melting away your calories and keep your blood levels in check.
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.
Chance of returning to a normal weight after becoming obese is only one in 210 for men and one in 124 for women over a year, research suggests.
A committee of scientific experts is calling on the government to halve the recommended daily intake of sugar.