Poor eating habits killing millions globally, study says

One in five people across the world dies of causes linked to poor diet, a new study shows. Overconsumption of meat, salt and sugar are the main culprits, the experts behind the study say.

Obesity, climate change and hunger must be fought as one

Made up of 43 public health experts from 14 countries, the Lancet Commission, UK, states that the problems of obesity, malnutrition and climate change are linked by factors such as overconsumption, unchecked marketing and government failures.

World faces 'staggering' obesity challenge: study

In 27 years from now, almost a quarter of the global population will be obese, researchers said Wednesday, warning of the mounting medical bill.

Junk Food Ads to Be Banned on London’s Public Transport

Transport for London will no longer accept adverts that promote food and drink high in fat, salt, or sugar. Globally, there are 2 billion overweight adults, according to the Global Nutrition Report 2017.

Obesity rates among children see tenfold increase in past 40 years

Canadian experts say new research on ‘grim’ health crisis highlights need for action, including ad restrictions and better food access

Physical activity inequality can explain obesity differences

Unwalkable cities, activity inequality, and obesity are a tricky blend.

New study finds more than 2 billion people overweight or obese

Globally, more than 2 billion children and adults suffer from health problems related to being overweight or obese, and an increasing percentage of people die from these health conditions, according to a new study.

Fifth of world's food lost to over-eating and waste, study finds

Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers is lost through over-eating or waste, a study suggests. The world population consumes around 10 per cent more food than it needs, while almost nine per cent is thrown away or left to spoil, researchers say.

Health Studies Funded By Beverage Companies Are Dangerously Misleading

An analysis of 15 years' worth of experimental research into the health risks posed by sweetened beverages is raising questions about the impartiality and credibility of studies funded by the soda industry.

Poor food 'risks health of half the world'

As the population grows over the next 20 years half the world will be left malnourished, an independent panel of experts on food and agriculture warns.