Obesity
Obesity

Obesity

Choking on the facts

The death of an obese toddler in a London hospital has been discussed as an open-and-shut case of death by gluttony. It was nothing of the sort, say experts.

3 June 2004

Obesity and gross insults

British politicians think that we are powerless to resist the temptations of convenience food.

28 May 2004

A diet of hysteria

A new book suggests that the panic about obesity has been super-sized.

24 May 2004

A ticking timebomb in us all?

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on the scare tactics of the health promotion industry.

12 March 2004

A really bad habit

Where do UK public health campaigns get off, telling us how disgusting we are?

25 June 2003

Weight watchers

Greg Critser's Fat Land blows the obesity issue out of proportion.