Obesity: a complex problem

4th November 2015

Nadiya Hussain was recently crowned queen of a relatively new British institution: the Great British Bake-off – and a few weeks later was a star guest at the Women of the Year lunch on Park Lane. Yet in the same week on the other side of Green Park, a key ingredient of her success was

Who exactly becomes obese?

6th October 2015

  Those of you who read my blog yesterday will have heard of the research 2020health is carrying out in order to address one crucial question: ‘Who exactly becomes obese?’  Our research looks across many factors – from age to gender and ethnicity and crime rates and more so we can so we can undertand

Exploring Obesity

5th October 2015

Another day and another report on obesity. Or so it would seem.  National bodies, NGO’s, charities, consultancies and the World Health Organization have all been producing reports for the past couple of decades showing the alarming growth in obesity and saying something must be done. So why are we undertaking more research? Surely the case