It isn’t hard to find an architect who will tell you that vast swathes of the British urban landscape are ugly, grey and unappealing – nor would you struggle to find people who agreed with them. But could it be that the look and the layout of our cities is actually bad for our health?
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Tuesday 14 January 2014
The hysteria around obesity in this country is starting to get silly
Monday 13 January 2014
The UK is in danger of surpassing the 'doomsday scenario' portrayed in the 2007 report
Friday 10 January 2014
Body mass index rises alongside economic growth
Friday 10 January 2014
Heart attack risk is also lessened in men who exercise in their teen years
'Sugar is the new tobacco': Cuts to amounts hidden in food could halt obesity epidemic, claim doctors
Thursday 09 January 2014
Experts aim to emulate the reduction in salt levels in our diet
Monday 30 December 2013
A 10-year-old Birmingham schoolgirl has highlighted the obesity epidemic facing the city - weighing in at 22 stone 11 lbs.
Wednesday 25 December 2013
Fast food restaurant McDonald’s has advised its own staff that a burger, fries and soft drink is an “unhealthy choice”.
Sunday 08 December 2013
The girl who should have weighed three stone was seized by Newport social workers last summer
Yes to Counselling and weight-loss plans, but doctors must ensure they treat each case of obesity individually
Friday 15 November 2013
As new guidelines are issues in the US, specialist causes must not be overlooked
Sunday 10 November 2013
Unattractive designer Karl Lagerfeld has for years been rude about non-skinny females
Monday 14 October 2013
If your child is overweight and it impacts their health there is action you should take. But that shouldn't involve inflicting the misery of body-awareness and calorie counting
Thursday 10 October 2013
Jane Ellison has announced her first priority is urging construction workers to 'get into shape'
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Piling on pounds during pregnancy can lead to overweight children and might be contributing to rising obesity rates, research suggests.
Monday 30 September 2013
People in deprived parts of England are twice as likely to have diabetes as those in wealthier areas, according to new figures
Sunday 29 September 2013
Nearly half Year 11 pupils are unfit says 'frightening' study, sparking calls for action
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 1 Universities aren't working us hard enough, say undergraduates
- 2 Lego letter from the 1970s still offers a powerful message to parents 40 years later
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'