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Women with a body mass index above 30 may need to take doses of higher vitamin D during pregnancy than their healthy weight peers.

That is because a new Northwestern Medicine study has found that infants born to obese women have lower …

The best way to better wellbeing is through a balanced diet and regular exercise - that is the sort of logic that cannot be argued with.

To help target the 60 per cent of overweight or obese adults in England, the government is launching …

As we head into the New Year, many of us will have resolved to shed pounds to enjoy a trimmer figure by the time the summer holiday period kicks off.

We envisage ourselves lying on loungers under the Mediterranean sun, soaking up rays that …

Healthy New Year's weight loss is a top priority for many of us heading into 2013 but it seems there is a lot more we could doing to aid our efforts for better wellbeing.

A quiz launched on social networking site Facebook has revealed …

It may very well be that enjoying a rice-based dish may be more beneficial for New Year's weight loss than chowing down on fruit.

That is because grains are filled with the sugar glucose, while fruit and vegetables are more closely …

With the New Year on the horizon, many of us will be making resolutions to get 2013 off to a healthy start.

In fact, research from Thinkmoney.co.uk has found that 34 per cent of women will make weight loss their New Year's resolution, …

Scientists believe taste receptors in the gut may be part of the reason why obesity rates are spiraling across the globe.

Obesity is measured through body mass index (BMI), which takes height and weight into account to determine whether an …

A number of women have underestimated the size of their waistbands in the latest governmental health study.

The Health Survey for England 2011 showed that women typically view themselves as five pounds lighter than they really …

Losing pounds will be top of the pile of many people's resolutions heading into the New Year but this can be hard to keep.

In fact, research from the University of Hertfordshire has shown that 78 per cent of people who take on New …

The key to getting in shape in the New Year may very well lie in making a few dietary changes throughout January.

A study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research has demonstrated how small changes in eating habits can lead to …

This New Year you might like to adopt a resolution that will help you to get in shape and stay trim throughout 2013.

You could follow the banal "weight loss" vow that tends to leave you less than motivated after the first …