Greater Manchester primary school kids will make up nearly 100 of the 90,000 sold out NFL Wembley crowd this Sunday, courtesy of the partnership between the Jacksonville Jaguars and EdStart.
Manchester is a special place for Andrew Clayton.
A Manchester nutrition expert has said that education is the key to helping people with bad diets, after a global report has shown there are now more adults who are obese than under-weight.
Check-in and a weigh-in? Manchester the UK city most against airline price hike for heavy holidaymakers
Holidaymakers across Manchester have lent their voice to the debate on weight-based flight charges, proving to be the UK region most against airlines weighing their passengers.
Bury was sixth and Tameside ninth in the league table of areas of the UK ranked by the number of takeaway restaurants they have per 100,000 residents.
Minister for Life Sciences George Freeman has suggested that people should be forced to pay extra for their unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks in order to tackle obesity. MM takes to the streets to find out Manchester’s opinion of a potential sugar tax.
New statistics from the Health and Social Care Information Centre reveal obesity hospital admissions were higher in the North West than anywhere else in the country last year.
Schools are being urged to combat high levels of physical and mental illness in young people and teachers by nominating themselves for a new national health and wellbeing initiative.
Senior lecturer in nutritional sciences at Manchester Metropolitan University Haleh Moravej believes that eating in moderation, like wartime rationing, is the best way to avoid health problems such as cardiovascular disease.
A staggering 40% of year 6 pupils in Manchester are overweight or obese figures have revealed.
The campaign group Action on Sugar have found that 14 out of 50 cereals were a third sugar, suggesting that the government is failing to keep the industry in check.