How dieters are in denial: People underestimate how much they eat by up to 50%

Many a dieter 'forgets' about a chocolate bar they've eaten in the hope the calories didn't count. Now, a study reveals the practice of living in denial may be more widespread than ever. People are under-reporting how many calories they consume by up to 50 per cent, a new study suggests. Many national surveys conclude [...]

Rise in serious incidents at English mental health trusts

Source: BBC Source: SPL More than 8,000 serious incidents were reported by mental health trusts in England last year - an increase of more than a third over a two-year period. The figures, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the Liberal Democrats, include a rise in unexpected deaths and suicides. The NHS [...]

Mental health: ‘One in four adults in England has a condition’

Source: BBC Source: Thinkstock One in four adults has been diagnosed with a mental illness at some stage during their lifetime, the annual health survey for England suggests. The survey asked 5,000 adults and found 26% said they had received a mental health illness diagnosis. Depression was the most frequently reported mental illness, with [...]