Anti-sugar campaigners call the new obesity strategy a 'national scandal'
Ordinary Brits now do less than 30 minutes of exercise per week – that’s even less than we managed before London hosted the Games in 2012
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If we were doing things right we’d tax the salt, fat and sugar content of all foods – but what a regressive tax that would be, adding many pounds to a family’s weekly food bill. Which politician is going to advocate a tax on bread?
It's not just about being worthy. It's also about not becoming a 28-stone human flesh mountain
Brighton Students Against Sugar Tax campaign launches to delay the move amid calls for a referendum
Protein, not the fat in meat contributes to obesity, scientists say
Obesity 'will bankrupt the NHS unless something radical is done', charity Action on Sugar says
Nutritionists warn of more pre-school children at risk of obesity than ever before
‘As we know, sugar has a particularly negative effect if it's eaten outside of meal time’
'Our childhood obesity rates are disappointing, and tackling this must be a priority for government,' healthy eating chief says
Less ‘you are what you eat’, and more ‘you are when you eat’
Experts blame the affects of a western diet
'Weight loss is very difficult and a significant number of people are not successful in achieving their weight loss goals with diet changes and exercise'
A quarter of primary school age children are overweight or obese
Researchers believe gut bacteria, which influences two per cent of a person's body weight, could lie dormant and survive outside the body, before transferring to other people