Can Your Exercise Class Wait Until The Weekend?

If you find it a struggle to keep to your exercise routine whilst completing a busy week at work, there may be no need to feel guilty about skipping a session. A recent study suggests that cramming all your recommended weekly exercise into one or two weekend sessions is enough to produce important health benefits. It … More Can Your Exercise Class Wait Until The Weekend?

Children Consuming Twice The Amount of Recommended Sugar

Children aged four to ten are consuming twice as much sugar as they should be and teenagers three times as much, a national survey of diets has found. It also found that adults are still eating too much saturated fat and not enough fruit, vegetables and fibre. This has been reported as “extremely worrying’ but … More Children Consuming Twice The Amount of Recommended Sugar

Public Health Cuts Could Hamper Anti-Obesity Efforts

Local councils in England are warning that government cuts to public health funding could hamper their efforts to tackle obesity. Local Government Association figures show that councils will have spent £505m by 2017 on fighting obesity. Councils use the money to measure children’s weight at primary school, help people lose weight and offer free or … More Public Health Cuts Could Hamper Anti-Obesity Efforts