Children aged two to 18 should be doing 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity every day. Photograph: iStock

As children approach their teen years, socioeconomic differences in their health begin to take hold and become “entrenched at 13”, Dr Cathal McCrory, (...)

Those who travel 20 or more nights per month typically have higher blood pressure, BMI and HDL cholesterol than those who travel no more than six nights a month, studies have shown. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

The reality for those who travel extensively for work in planes, trains and automobiles is that it can be exhausting and highly disruptive to social (...)

A high fat lunch  makes the digestive system work hard.  As a result, we find it hard to stay awake during the afternoon. Photograph: iStock

One of the main reasons people come to see nutritionist and health coach Alva O’Sullivan is because they’re constantly tired. The stresses of modern l(...)