Adolescents are recommended to do an hour’s moderate to vigorous physical activity a day.
The call to ban packed lunches comes amid claims they are contributing to childhood obesity.
By the time they leave primary school children are doing more than an hour less physical activity per week.
Weight is more influenced by a mixture of genes and socio-economic background, says a new report.
The 'Good Morning Britain' host said the controversial US comedian Bill Maher was in the right.
Many of our favourite drinks surpass the NHS guidelines in one bottle.
Plus, what to do if you think you are genetically predisposed to be overweight.
The move will see Cadbury’s reduce the size of its individual snacks.
Half of UK parents are worried about how they’ll keep up with the children over the six-week holidays.
Two McVitie’s milk chocolate digestive biscuits contain 166 calories.
The size of the waist is also an important indicator of overall health.
Lack of sleep increases risk of obesity, depression and anxiety.
In cases of bowel, kidney, ovarian and liver cancer, obesity is a bigger risk factor.