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Four reasons the UK government’s obesity strategy may not work for everyone

One of the government’s strategies is to promote increased physical activity. Kletr/ Shutterstock COVID-19 has affected…

Call to expand free school meals programme to tackle poverty and obesity

A nutritionally poor-quality diet is the leading risk factor for ill-health in the UK – Getty…

Britain’s obesity strategy ignores the science: dieting doesn’t work

Photograph: Andrew Olney/Getty Images Being overweight has never just been about the amount of calories you…

Obesity crackdown on junk food adverts and supermarket checkouts a ‘huge step in right direction’

The government is to announce the end of confectionery displays at store checkouts and a ban…

What is obesity and how is it measured?

Getty Images/iStockphoto On Monday 27 July, the Department of Health and Social Care published details of…

All the new rules in the government’s obesity strategy

Getty Images/iStockphoto The government has announced a series of measures it is introducing as part of…

Obesity crackdown a ‘huge step in right direction’

The government will announce on Monday the end of confectionery displays at store checkouts and a…