The NHS in England is staging a consultation for a levy or even an outright ban on sugary drinks sold in hospitals.
Recent findings from market research company Euromonitor reveal that adults from around the world take in more calories from alcohol than sugary drinks.
A new report from WHO says that taxing sugary drinks by at least 20 percent would proportionally reduce consumption and obesity-related diseases like diabetes and cancer.
In a bid to tackle the nation’s obesity problem, the UK Government is planning to “name and shame” restaurants, cafes, and pubs that won't make their dessert portions smaller or reduce sugar levels.
A report from the University of California, San Francisco suggests that researchers were lobbied by the sugar industry in the 1960s, allegedly to whitewash the link between sugar and heart disease.
Published this morning, the report sets out plans for a tax on soft drinks and the reduction of sugar in children’s products by 20 percent. But health campaigners say this isn’t enough.
According to a leaked draft of the UK Government’s long-awaited childhood obesity strategy, plans to restrict junk food advertising and introduce sugar limits have been dropped.
The Food and Drink Federation has called for the levy on sugary drinks due to come into effect in 2018 to be put on hold to avoid “unwelcome additional burdens” on Britain’s food and drink industry.
Scientists at Cancer Research UK are developing a drink filled with oxygen bubbles that could make tumors more receptive to radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
One half of Jamie Oliver is a grown man who thinks beaded necklaces are alright; another is a wholesome celebrity chef who cares truly about the health of your family.
Little Charlotte hit veteran BBC broadcaster Andrew Neil with a sick burn, telling him, “Well, maybe you weren’t educated properly enough about health and wellbeing.”
We asked jail-birds if they're annoyed at the thought of paying more for fizzy drinks when they get out.