obesity-crisis

Don’t believe the outrage. Anti-sugar activists have scored a colossal triumph

In any negotiation, one side will go in with extreme demands hoping for a compromise solution that gives them what…

18 Aug 2016

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

What the media doesn’t tell you: obesity rates aren’t soaring

Here we go again. How many prophecies have to fail before we build up a resistance to them? I have…

1 Apr 2016

Junk food ‘not to blame for the obesity crisis’

According to research published in the journal Obesity Science & Practice, consumption of junk food is not related to body…

To tackle obesity we need to know who gets fat and why. Here is the evidence so far

You can hear Julia Manning talk about the obesity crisis with Dr Max Pemberton, Spectator Health editor, Dr Sarah Jarvis,…

6 Oct 2015