Obesity

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

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UK has made 'no progress' on obesity, global report finds

UK has made 'no progress' on obesity, global report finds

The UK has made no progress - or is worsening - when it comes to obesity, a global report on nutrition has found.

Kellogg’s to introduce ‘traffic lights’ labels on most UK cereal packaging to encourage healthier food options

Kellogg’s to introduce ‘traffic lights’ labels on most UK cereal packaging to encourage healthier food options

Kellogg’s to introduce ‘traffic lights’ labels on most UK cereal packaging

Kellogg’s is set to adopt “traffic light” labelling for most of its cereal packaging from early next year after consumers said the colour-coded system helped them choose healthier options.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

Junk food adverts to be banned across Transport for London network to combat child obesity

Junk food adverts to be banned across TfL network to combat child obesity

The Transport for London network will enforce a ban on adverts showing foods high in fat, salt and sugar from February 2019

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Maybe people know the effect kebabs and cigarettes have on their life’

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Maybe people know the effect kebabs and cigarettes have on their life’

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Maybe people know the effect kebabs and cigarettes have'

Julia Hartley-Brewer has said that people understand the effect “a kebab and cigarettes” has on their health and still make that choice, as the Health Secretary announces a new prevention strategy for areas such as smoking and obesity.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Over 22,000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

Over 22,000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

Over 22,000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

There are double the amount of severely obese children in Year 6 as there are in reception class

Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

'Nanny state full of PC snowflakes' - Sugar tax sparks anger

'Nanny state full of PC snowflakes' - Sugar tax sparks anger

'Nanny state full of PC snowflakes' - Sugar tax sparks anger

Some believe the sugar tax isn't the right step to take in the fight against obesity

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Jamie Oliver says that learning more about nutrition has made him "spiritual"

Jamie Oliver: learning about nutrition has made me spiritual

Jamie Oliver: learning about nutrition has made me spiritual

Learning more about nutrition has made him "spiritual", the chef, writer and restaurateur says

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

'Food industry should be hit with a sledgehammer, it's poisoning us', says Eamonn Holmes

'Food industry should be hit with a sledgehammer, it's poisoning us', says Eamonn Holmes

'Food industry should be hit with a sledgehammer', says Eamonn Holmes

A survey by Action on Salt found some Chinese ready meals contain more than half an adult's daily allowance for salt

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Mike and Katie were joined by 'king of the sting' Donal McIntyre

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 5: Special guest Donal McIntyre

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: March 5

MG had some rather interesting things to say about childhood obesity

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Jamie Oliver contributed to Hugo Harper's new report - but it got short shrift from James and Ash

'So to sort out obesity - you want us to swap Walkers for Wotsits?'

'So to sort out obesity - you want us to swap Walkers for Wotsits?'

A new report finds it's the amount of chicken shops in deprived areas and recommends swapping Coke for Diet Coke and Walkers for Wotsits.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

'Donald Trump is a vain idiot and his medical has been smoothed over', says Jamie East

'Donald Trump is a vain idiot and his medical has been smoothed over', says Jamie East

'Donald Trump is a vain idiot and his medical has been smoothed over'

Jamie East spoke to US political commentator Bill Barnard about Donald Trump's medical assessment

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Mike covered the Australian flu, dieting and rail fare increases

Mike Graham, the best bits: January 2

Mike Graham, the best bits: January 2

Mike covered the Australian flu, dieting and rail fare increases

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with obesity campaigner over medical study

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with obese fitness instructor over medical study

Julia Hartley-Brewer rows with obese fitness instructor over medical study

Obesity campaigner Kathryn Szrodecki claims new report saying 'fat and fit is impossible' will damage people's mental health

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

'Unless there is already support, we can't penalise people for being obese', says GP

'Unless there is already support, we can't penalise people for being obese', says GP

'Unless there is support, we can't penalise people for being obese', says GP

Theresa May's government recently dropped proposals to withdraw benefits from obese people who refuse to get help

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Diet Chef advert: 'Let's give women negative messages about being overweight, it would save lives', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Diet Chef advert: 'Women need negative messages about being overweight - they could save lives', says Julia

Julia Hartley-Brewer says women need negative messages about their weight

An advert for the delivery service Diet Chef has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for being 'socially irresponsible' around issues of weight loss

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

'Doctors prompting patients to tackle their weight can be the push they need', says University of Oxford

Doctors telling patients they're obese isn't rude, it's vital, says Oxford professor

Doctors telling patients they're obese isn't rude, it's vital - Oxford professor

GPs are being urged to let their patients know about the options available to them on the NHS to help them lose weight, to tackle the obesity crisis

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Sam Delaney goes head to head with campaigner who compares obesity to HIV

Sam Delaney clashes with campaigner comparing obesity to HIV

During a discussion on NHS spending

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

'You can be clinically obese, yet malnourished', nutritionist warns of the importance of eating valuable nutrients

'You can be clinically obese and malnourished', warns top nutritionist

'You can be obese and malnourished', warns top nutritionist

Shona Wilkinson warns choice of food, busy lifestyles and lack of soil nutrients are affecting our health