Exercise could prevent childhood obesity

Parents of "healthy weight" children would do well to promote exercise so their kids can avoid the onset of obesity as researchers have found that physical activity can improve body composition.

Now, jab that could help you pee your fat out

A new slimming product on the market has claimed that it can dissolve fat cells, allowing people, who are dieting, to pass them out of their bodies with their urine.

Women who get proper sleep have low body fat

A new study has found that women who go to sleep and woke up at same time every day had lower body fat.

Obesity may increase risk of dementia

The increase in waistlines could fuel a big rise in the number of people with dementia in the future, researchers have warned.

Childhood obesity linked to 50pc higher risk of cancers in adulthood

Researchers have revealed a significant reason for children to maintain a healthy weight.

Maintain a healthy weight

Maintain a healthy weight: Extra weight increases your risk for heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. Use the Kaiser Permanente BMI (body mass index) calculator to find out what you should weigh for your height. Get to your healthy weight and stay there by eating right and keeping active. Replace sugary drinks with water—water is calorie free!

Maintain a healthy weight

Extra weight increases your risk for heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure.