Novak Djokovic puts his good health and swift injury recovery times down to his plant-based diet – just don’t call him a vegan.
Obesity kills more people than smoking for certain types of cancer.
Some snacks aimed at children and marketed as healthy are as bad as sweets, experts have warned.
Parents are being urged to expose their young children to a wide range of vegetables amid concerns too many are filling up on sugary fruit pouches.
Two Perthshire sisters are celebrating an incredible weight loss journey after losing 11 stone between them.
An Aberdeen scientist has invented a health drink which could be used to prevent people from developing diabetes.
Dieting and exercise regimes can deliver success, but surgery remains the most effective weight loss treatment for severely obese adults, according to a study by Aberdeen University.
If you are looking down and can't see the bathroom scales - even although you have both feet planted firmly on them - your body mass index has obviously been compromised by your weight divided by the square of your height.
View from the midden – rural affairs with MTV (Meikle Wartle Television) presenter Jock Alexander.
How about this for a menu of the day?
A hedgehog believed to be the country’s fattest ever has been put on a fitness regime at an Aberdeenshire animal clinic.
Having a healthy diet does not offset the effects of eating larger amounts of salt, research has found.
A mother-of-three who was told by doctors she would not live to see her youngest daughter turn 21 if she didn't change her ways has shed 12 stone in just one year.
There’s a growing focus on preventative health right now - which basically means taking steps to prevent things becoming a problem, rather than waiting until disaster strikes before taking action.
Not having lunch at your desk and switching off the TV while eating could be the key to losing weight – according to scientists.
Across the north of Scotland, Scottish Slimmers has classes stretching from Sutherland to Oban, Fort William, Inverness, Buckie and Elgin run by managers who are an inspiration to those who have plucked up the courage to come along.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll be fully aware of Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt’s amazing transformation.
A north-east slimming organisation is hoping to build on its success with the launch of a second group.
Singer, Loose Women star and single parent Jamelia has had a life of contrasts - career success but personal heartache including domestic abuse in a teenage relationship. She tells Gabrielle Fagan her daughter gave her a sign that she should look for love again While she’s won success as a singer-songwriter, model and outspoken panel member on Loose Women, romance has only ever seemed to bring pain and unhappiness for Jamelia.
Still struggling to achieve that bikini body, ladies? Maybe it’s time to follow men’s lead for successful weight loss.
Desperate to shift some pounds?
Some people can’t lose weight - because they don’t really want to, an expert claimed this week.
"Don't waste the best bit"; something many of us recognise from childhood. But are you aware of the parts of fruit and vegetables which we commonly discard but contain huge health benefits?