Calories burn faster in the evening, new research shows

The number of calories people burn while at rest changes with the time of day, according to new research by…

State ‘calorie caps’? An idea that leaves a sour taste

In this era of state-enforced skinniness, scoffing dirty burgers is an act of rebellion.

21 Feb 2018

How drugs make us fat: why alcohol, caffeine and chocolate are a menace to your waistline

We know that calorie-dense, seductive foods like chips, ice cream, and cookies tend to push us to eat too much…

4 May 2017

Don’t dismiss the data: a fatter Britain really is consuming fewer calories

Three years ago, a study found that people in Britain drink considerably more than they say they do. It became…

9 Aug 2016

Slim down to save the NHS

Treating obesity-related diabetes will leave the health service bankrupt unless we all shape up soon

4 May 2016

Time to buy a smaller plate? Over-eating blamed on larger portion sizes

Researchers at Cambridge University say that people who eat too much do so because portion sizes are often too large.…

Jamie Oliver is right about the sugar crisis. Something has gone horribly wrong with our diet

In recent years there has been an astonishing trend. As obesity rates have soared so too have gym memberships, fitness…

8 Sep 2015