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Celebrity diets


We take a look at the latest bizarre celebrity weight loss ideas, including raw food, baby food and… whisky?

Health consequences for obese kids


Parents of obese children don't recognise the serious health consequences of childhood weight gain, US researchers have found.

Top Articles

ThinkstockOverweight kids think they're slimMost children and teens who are overweight actually think they're a healthy size, according to US... Getty ImagesEating when stressed makes you gain more weight: studyA new study from Ohio State University suggests that eating a high fat meal when your body is in a... ThinkstockSiblings influence children's weight more than parents: studyChildren who have overweight brothers or sisters are at greater risk of childhood obesity than... ThinkstockHigh cholesterol linked to breast cancer: studyWomen with high cholesterol could be at greater risk of breast cancer, according to UK researchers... ThinkstockTeenage boys more affected by caffeine than girls: studyBoys who have been through puberty have a stronger response to caffeine than post-pubertal girls,... ThinkstockImmune system could be used for fighting fat: studyScientists believe they have found a way to combat widespread obesity by using an individual's...

Healthy eating

Hara hachi bu: eat less to live longerWant to live a longer and healthier life? Sue White finds out all about a fascinating Japanese eating philosophy Hara hachi bu.

Expert Advice

Should you be taking probiotics?The idea that our intestines are swimming in trillions of bacteria is not a pleasant one at first glance, but these microbes play an essential role in maintaining good health.

Editor's picks

Eating when stressed makes you gain more weight: studyA new study from Ohio State University suggests that eating a high fat meal when your body is in a stressed state can slow the body's metabolism and lead to more weight gain than eating the same meal when you are relaxed. The Paleo diet made easy Study reveals why diets fail Shocking celebrity weight loss and gain

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