Active Swedes walk more than Brits and Americans, study shows

Active Swedes walk more than Brits and Americans, study shows

A new study of smartphone data by Stanford University researchers shows that Swedes take more steps each day than Brits and Americans, and the Nordic nation has a corresponding lower obesity rate.

Half of Sweden’s population overweight or obese: study

Half of Sweden’s population overweight or obese: study

Obesity during pregnancy linked to epilepsy in children: Swedish study

Obesity during pregnancy linked to epilepsy in children: Swedish study

Why there won’t be a sugar tax in Sweden

Why there won’t be a sugar tax in Sweden

Half of all Swedes now classed as overweight

Half of all Swedes now classed as overweight

Obesity set to balloon across Sweden by 2030

Obesity set to balloon across Sweden by 2030

Comfort eating craze in Sweden’s capital

Comfort eating craze in Sweden’s capital

Tedious TV can lead to obesity: Swedish study

Tedious TV can lead to obesity: Swedish study

Swedes find best answer to diabetes in the obese

Swedes find best answer to diabetes in the obese

Obesity ops ‘no help’ for diabetes: Swedish study

Obesity ops ‘no help’ for diabetes: Swedish study

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Obesity tests for all Swedish kids

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Swedish McDonalds healthier than US and UK

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Miracle fat patch prompts record complaints

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‘Ban fat seamen’ says shipping line

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Over half of Swedish men ‘are too fat’

More school sports needed ‘to combat child obesity’

More school sports needed ‘to combat child obesity’

Swedish women put on weight

Swedish women put on weight

Male obesity to weigh heavy on healthcare system

Male obesity to weigh heavy on healthcare system

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More Swedes choose surgery as path to slimmer waistlines

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Swedish team discovers protein that could fight obesity

Nuke test residue aids Swedish fat cell research

Nuke test residue aids Swedish fat cell research

Obesity threatens man’s best friend

Obesity threatens man’s best friend

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Sweden rejects fat child data registry

Overweight people die younger: Swedish study

Overweight people die younger: Swedish study

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Swedish study links stress to childhood obesity

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No insurance for new mother who ‘didn’t lose weight fast enough’

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Sweden’s ‘obesity epidemic’ shows signs of slowing: study

Fewer obese children in Sweden: report

Fewer obese children in Sweden: report

Sweden to prescribe exercise to battle youth obesity

Sweden to prescribe exercise to battle youth obesity

Computer use doesn’t make kids fat: report

Computer use doesn’t make kids fat: report

Obesity risk for women who sleep less: study

Obesity risk for women who sleep less: study

Health experts warn against obesity drugs

Health experts warn against obesity drugs

Centre Party councillor backtracks on obesity tax

Centre Party councillor backtracks on obesity tax

Swedes: older, fatter and drinking more

Swedes: older, fatter and drinking more

Obesity gene linked to dementia: Swedish study

Obesity gene linked to dementia: Swedish study

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Uproar over ‘obese’ girl’s insurance snub

‘Skinny ideal’ worries Swedish 7-year-olds

‘Skinny ideal’ worries Swedish 7-year-olds

Obesity op hikes risk of alcohol abuse: study

Obesity op hikes risk of alcohol abuse: study

Sweden needs a fat tax to tackle obesity: expert

Sweden needs a fat tax to tackle obesity: expert

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Stressed mothers have obese kids: study

Number of fat Swedes expanding: study

Number of fat Swedes expanding: study

Average Swede likes sweets, booze, and TV

Average Swede likes sweets, booze, and TV

Hip fat indicates lower health risk: study

Hip fat indicates lower health risk: study

Big baby girls become fat mums: Swedish study

Big baby girls become fat mums: Swedish study

Diabetes numbers rise among young Swedes

Diabetes numbers rise among young Swedes

Swedish firms prefer not to hire fat people: study

Swedish firms prefer not to hire fat people: study

Swedish study: exercise helps people live longer

Swedish study: exercise helps people live longer

‘Big Mac’ helps nurses lift overweight patients

‘Big Mac’ helps nurses lift overweight patients

Swedish scientists find new obesity genes

Swedish scientists find new obesity genes

‘Too many potatoes on Swedes’ plates’: expert

‘Too many potatoes on Swedes’ plates’: expert

73 Percent Fat – a photo diary on battling obesity

73 Percent Fat – a photo diary on battling obesity

Young Swedes eating too much junk food: study

Young Swedes eating too much junk food: study

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Company bans candy for fat workers