Lidl Malta to make changes to popular products in 2020

Lidl has announced it will make major changes to some of its most popular products in a bid to encourage healthier lifestyle choices – and tackle childhood obesity. The supermarket giant, which has eight stores in Malta and Gozo, will remove cartoon characters from all its own-brand cereal packaging by the spring. The move is […]

Tell your Maltese nanna to lay off pastizzi for a while

Your Maltese nanna might need to lay off the pastizzi for a while. Nearly one in every three people over 65 in Malta is obese, shocking new figures have revealed. The island’s spiralling obesity crisis – fuelled by junk food, poor diets and sedentary lifestyles – means that Malta’s older generation is among the fattest […]

Why is Malta the second fattest nation in Europe?

People in Malta should walk for 10 minutes a day to improve their health, according to doctors. They said brisk walking every day was the easiest way to get active, while joining a gym brought ‘huge health benefits’. The World Health Organisation ranked Malta as the second-fattest country in Europe behind Turkey. It said found […]