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A new you in 2022? Government launches NHS-backed Better Health initiative to tackle UK obesity
A new you in 2022? Government launches NHS-backed Better Health initiative to tackle UK obesity

A new you in 2022? Government launches NHS-backed Better Health initiative to tackle UK obesity

People are being encouraged to use the new year to adapt healthier eating and exercise habits by Government health officials. More than 60 per cent of people in the UK are considered overweight, with 28 per cent of adults defined…

Mediterranean diet and mindfulness during pregnancy could see babies less likely to be born small, says Spanish study
Mediterranean diet and mindfulness during pregnancy could see babies less likely to be born small, says Spanish study

Mediterranean diet and mindfulness during pregnancy could see babies less likely to be born small, says Spanish study

A new study suggests that eating a Mediterranean diet and meditating when pregnant could help those at risk of having a small baby deliver a child at a healthy weight. The study, carried out by scientists at a hospital in…

Two doctors changed the way we treat stomach ulcers – so, could adopting a similar approach to Type 2 Diabetes be just as effective?
Two doctors changed the way we treat stomach ulcers – so, could adopting a similar approach to Type 2 Diabetes be just as effective?

Two doctors changed the way we treat stomach ulcers – so, could adopting a similar approach to Type 2 Diabetes be just as effective?

In the latest installment of his regular column for the Daily Mail, Dr Michael Mosley offers a fascinating insight into how two doctors discovered a cheaper, more effective way of treating stomach ulcers – but found it took winning a…

Doctors should take cookery lessons to offer patients better advice on nutrition
Doctors should take cookery lessons to offer patients better advice on nutrition

Doctors should take cookery lessons to offer patients better advice on nutrition

GPs should consider taking cookery courses so they’re better placed to advise patients on healthy eating, which in turn could reduce the country’s Type 2 diabetes rate. Britain’s obesity problem is currently the worst in Europe, with around two thirds…