overweight adults will be put on ‘soup and shakes’ diet

Diabetes is estimated to cost the NHS £10 billion a year, while almost one in 20 prescriptions written by GPs is for diabetes treatment. Obesity, and Type 2 diabetes are two of the biggest risk factors in Covid-19 deaths. Those with Type 2 diabetes have twice the risk of dying from coronavirus, NHS research shows.  […]

Processed food ages your body and increases risk of a host of diseases

Processed food ages the body as well as increasing the risk of a host of diseases, Spanish research suggests. The study of 900 men and women, with an average age of 68, examined their diets, and the sections of DNA which are a marker of biological age. Short telomeres...

Meals on wheels service dying out as councils slash spending

The slow death of meals on wheels has been revealed, as figures show half of councils no longer provide the service for pensioners. Analysis by the Telegraph reveals 77 out of 147 councils across the UK do not provide a meals on wheels service at all, as campaigners...

‘Sitting for just 90 minutes could be fatal’

Stanley Greening relives his son’s last words over and over in his head on a daily basis, “What’s happening to me dad?” and the lack of any answer amplifies his grief and makes the pain of his loss even worse. His son, Louis O’Neill, 24, died on June 3 on...