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#Fat

# fat - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Myth debunked: Neither the low-carb nor the low-fat diet is superior

Cutting either carbs or fats shaves off excess weight in about the same proportion.

# fat - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Mixed reactions over new voluntary codes to restrict advertising of 'high fat sugar salt' foods

Sinn Féin’s Lynn Boylan hit out at the voluntary nature of the Codes, saying Ireland needs “mandatory legislation”.

# fat - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

54% of people in Ireland want to see the tax introduced.

# fat - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Government to target sugar, salt, fat and big portion sizes in fight against obesity

Advertising to children will also be targeted as part of the plan.

# fat - Monday 23 May, 2016

Report recommending people to eat fat sparks row among health experts

The report by the National Obesity Forum and the Public Health Collaboration calls for a “major overhaul” of current dietary guidelines.

# fat - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Overweight people should pay more tax. Others can't pay for our folly

Operation Transformation is not fat-shaming. We can’t mollycoddle to spare people’s feelings, writes Aaron McKenna.

# fat - Monday 25 January, 2016

From The42 James Rodriguez: Calling me fat p****s me off! Insult

James Rodriguez: Calling me fat p****s me off!

The midfielder has been the subject of persistent negative rumours in recent weeks.

# fat - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Scientists got students to eat nothing but fatty food to find out the effect it had on their bodies (it wasn't great)

The students were fed a diet of sausage, biscuits, and macaroni and cheese for five days.

# fat - Monday 16 November, 2015

Your Indian takeaway dinner has a LOT more food in it than one person should be eating

And you might want to check how much fat, salt, and calories is in it.

# fat - Monday 12 October, 2015

There are just two weight management clinics in Ireland. This is a problem, say doctors

Currently there are just two such clinics – at St Colmcille’s in Loughlinstown and at University Hospital Galway.

# fat - Monday 27 July, 2015

'I know it's not healthy to be fat. You really, really don’t have to tell me that'

Reacting to journalist Lindy West’s article about being a “fat” bride, a contributor who wishes to remain anonymous says it gave her hope that even if she doesn’t lose weight, she has a future.

# fat - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This fat bride wrote about being a fat bride and lit up the internet Lindy West

This fat bride wrote about being a fat bride and lit up the internet

“This life of yours, fat girls. Eat it up”.

# fat - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

'We're fat and getting fatter - and it's a life and death issue'

Don’t like the word ‘fat’? There’s no respect in cosseting people – and the food and drink industry – about this, writes Vincent McCarthy

# fat - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Why is Ireland so fat? Here's what an expert thinks

A WHO report published today said most Irish adults are likely to be overweight in 15 years’ time.

# fat - Monday 20 April, 2015

Our kids are being kept awake by smartphones and tablets – and it’s making them fat

Parents are being urged to make kids’ bedrooms ‘screen-free zones’.

# fat - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Telling a fat person to diet is 'like asking a person who's bleeding to avoid sharp objects'

Experts have said obesity can not be cured with dieting and exercise alone.

# fat - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Love your weekend lie-in? It could make you fat

‘Social jetlag’ is also linked to metabolic disorders, inflammation and diabetes.

# fat - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s why overweight people are sharing doctor stories on Twitter Weighty Issue

Here’s why overweight people are sharing doctor stories on Twitter

An article in the British Medical Journal has kicked off a massive discussion on the way doctors treat fat people.

# fat - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Eat whatever you want and lose weight*

*As long as you eat it in a 9 to 12 hour window and you’re a mouse.

# fat - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Ireland's child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall

Researchers say the plateau in childhood obesity is still unacceptably high.

# fat - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This 'social experiment' sent people on Tinder dates wearing fat suits Big Fat Liar

This 'social experiment' sent people on Tinder dates wearing fat suits

The results were somewhat unsurprising.

# fat - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 people who thought Katie Hopkins was dead right on The Late Late Fat And Happy

9 people who thought Katie Hopkins was dead right on The Late Late

Hopkins said you can’t be “fat and happy”.

# fat - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

People who eat high-fat dairy foods less likely to develop type 2 diabetes

Researchers found there is no association between low-fat dairy products and the risk of T2D.

# fat - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Louis CK's brutally honest 'fat girls' speech is a must-watch Louie Louie

Louis CK's brutally honest 'fat girls' speech is a must-watch

Whatever you think of it.

# fat - Monday 3 February, 2014

Ireland is eating more fast food as waistlines continue to grow...and grow

The ‘invisible hand of the market’ promotes obesity worldwide, according to the Irish and American authors of a new global study.

# fat - Monday 23 September, 2013

Is your cat or dog obese? It could be guilty of 'emotional eating'

Just like humans, animals can feel stressed out too sometimes, which could be making them emotional eaters, a study finds.

# fat - Saturday 24 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge How many of these unconventional burgers do you want to try? DELISH

How many of these unconventional burgers do you want to try?

There’s a lot going on in burger land, people.

# fat - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 14-tonne 'fatberg' discovered in London sewers Down The Drain This post contains videos

14-tonne 'fatberg' discovered in London sewers

It’s a giant blob of congealed fat and wet wipes.

# fat - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Police in Japan bust overweight prostitution service

There’s a market for everything.

# fat - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Column: Why do we comfort eat?

Increasing numbers of people are reaching for chocolate and crisps in response to stress, sadness or boredom – but what is making us become emotional eaters? asks Roisin Finnegan.

# fat - Monday 3 June, 2013

McDonald's CEO said he lost weight by being more active

But he said he hasn’t changed his habit of eating at McDonald’s “every, single day”.

# fat - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore

Suffering from anorexia as a teenager, Jenny Conlon’s weight dropped to just 6 stone before. While speaking about her experience for the first time is difficult, she says if it helps one person, it will be worth it.

# fat - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Column: Ireland needs to reduce childhood obesity, so why are schools cutting PE hours?

Our society has epidemic levels of obesity – so why is the Department of Education reducing the importance of PE in our schools? asks Fergal Lyons.

# fat - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Study reveals every single junk food meal damages your arteries

Don’t worry though, you can scoff as much Mediterranean food as you like.

# fat - Monday 1 October, 2012

How many people does one Chinese takeaway meal feed? Nom

How many people does one Chinese takeaway meal feed?

A new report from safefood reveals that an average portion of prawn crackers contains 608 calories – and that’s (literally) just for starters.

# fat - Sunday 1 April, 2012

There's another reason not to eat fast food...

…It can bring you down, man.

# fat - Monday 26 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Babies of overweight mothers 'get fatter in the womb' - study Fat Foetus?

Babies of overweight mothers 'get fatter in the womb' - study

A study by a maternity hospital in London finds that a mother’s weight tends to be passed on to their child, even before birth.

# fat - Monday 15 August, 2011

Skinny children have more 'good fat', study shows

Thinner kids are more likely to carry ‘brown fat’ – which helps burn energy instead of storing it.

# fat - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Developing world facing ‘obesity epidemic’, says major report

The OECD warns that developing countries are getting fatter – and that we should act now to stop a major health crisis.

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