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# weight - Friday 20 January, 2017

Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight

A study carried out over 11 years found patients with a healthy weight were almost twice as likely to die in hospital compared to people who were obese or overweight.

# weight - Sunday 21 August, 2016

There may not be such thing as a "healthy obese"

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, affecting approximately 600 million people worldwide.

# weight - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight

The women have been told they “can work in production during the period they need to lose weight”.

# weight - Saturday 7 May, 2016

# weight - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Creche owner starts campaign to make Irish schools 'sweets free zones'

Kate Guerin said she is concerned that children are given too many treats in school.

# weight - Friday 1 April, 2016

Latest research shows Ireland’s obesity problem is only getting worse

A new study from The Lancet said that this will occur by 2025. Men in Ireland have the highest BMI in Europe.

# weight - Monday 14 March, 2016

Look at these microbots pulling a car all by themselves

Each one weighs 100 grams and can pull objects over 2,000 times its own weight.

# weight - Thursday 11 February, 2016

‘This is a big week for me. I’ve finally hit the 19 stone mark’ Opinion This post contains images

‘This is a big week for me. I’ve finally hit the 19 stone mark’

Last year’s Operation Transformation leader, Alan Mullen, explains why this week was a milestone for him.

# weight - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Poll: Do you put on weight when you go on holidays? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you put on weight when you go on holidays?

Let’s be honest now.

Your holidays can make you put on weight

Because you eat and drink more. Obviously.

# weight - Thursday 4 February, 2016

'I know I still have a lot of weight to lose, but I'm mentally determined to do it for myself' Opinion This post contains images

'I know I still have a lot of weight to lose, but I'm mentally determined to do it for myself'

When I applied for Operation Transformation I knew what I was getting myself into, writes Alan Mullen.

# weight - Thursday 28 January, 2016

‘Looking back at how much weight I’ve lost, it makes me realise that you really can achieve your goals’ Opinion This post contains images

‘Looking back at how much weight I’ve lost, it makes me realise that you really can achieve your goals’

Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. In week three he tells us how he is staying on track.

# weight - Friday 8 January, 2016

A heavy waiter could make you order extra food

A new study suggests that diners take social cues from their servers.

# weight - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Men looking to have children should start losing weight

Sperm carries information about a father’s weight.

# weight - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Here’s why we need to stop fat-shaming

Making individuals feel guilty and inadequate for their inability to control their weight will only make matters worse, writes Maeve Halpin.

# weight - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Oranges could be as good for overweight people’s hearts as exercise

According to new research, anyway.

# weight - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Women in Hong Kong are staring at the sun to try and lose weight

Women in Hong Kong are staring at the sun to try and lose weight

Well, we’ve heard it all now.

# weight - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Look at the excellent card this guy’s friends got him to celebrate his massive weight loss Sorry For Your Loss

Look at the excellent card this guy’s friends got him to celebrate his massive weight loss

Redefining the meaning of “sorry for your loss”.

# weight - Friday 24 July, 2015

This 40-stone man is biking across America to lose weight and win back his wife

Eric Hites says he “has to show her and the world” what he can do.

# weight - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This woman was accused of ‘faking’ her weight loss photos – her response is going viral Simone Anderson

This woman was accused of ‘faking’ her weight loss photos – her response is going viral

“Every 5am start, every single workout, tear, crying fit – it’s all been worth it.”

# weight - Monday 20 July, 2015

Politician tells journalist to ‘f*** off’ after being asked how much she weighs

Liz Kendall has described the question as ‘unbelievable’.

# weight - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Singer Jamelia says shops shouldn’t stock clothes for obese people

Singer Jamelia says shops shouldn’t stock clothes for obese people

She has made some people very upset with her comments.

# weight - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge A pizza-loving dachshund lost 3 stone after ditching human food Dennis The Menace

# weight - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Here’s how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders lost Exercise This post contains images

Here’s how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders lost

It’s a combined total of almost 10 stone.

# weight - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The42 Ronaldo needs to lose ten kilos before he can play for his new American team Spring Training

Ronaldo needs to lose ten kilos before he can play for his new American team

The 38-year-old striker wants to make a comeback with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

# weight - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dublin teen loses 3.5 stone after cyber-bullying incident, and now his story is going viral W82go

# weight - 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.

# weight - Friday 2 January, 2015

Leo Varadkar appears on Operation Transformation

The health minister is a keen runner.

# weight - Friday 17 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge You need to hear presenter Jameela Jamil’s amazing speech on body confidence Body Confidence

You need to hear presenter Jameela Jamil’s amazing speech on body confidence

“I cannot or will not be pressured to believe that I owe it to anybody to be a particular shape or size.”

# weight - Friday 22 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Katie Hopkins is putting on three stone 'to prove she's right on fatties' Her Again

Katie Hopkins is putting on three stone 'to prove she's right on fatties'

Inevitably, it’s all for a new TV show.

# weight - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers

Plus: At what age do people begin to feel most confident about their looks?

# weight - Friday 18 July, 2014

Poll: Do you feel that your weight is healthy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel that your weight is healthy?

A new study shows that 80% of Ireland’s over-50s are overweight.

80% of Irish over 50s are overweight

The study, led by Trinity College, found that Irish men are on par with Americans when it comes to obesity.

# weight - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This woman was Photoshopped to hide her stomach – and Twitter responded beautifully Body Check

# weight - Monday 23 June, 2014

Bad heartburn? You might have Barrett’s Oesophagus

The condition can lead to cancer, so it’s important to get it checked out.

# weight - Friday 13 June, 2014

How to tackle male obesity? Laughter, diet and being around other men

The research found that changing diet alone can lose more weight than doing more exercise.

# weight - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Half-ton Mexican man, once the world’s heaviest, dies aged 48

Manuel Uribe had slimmed down to about 867 pounds from over 1,200.

# weight - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

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

# weight - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From The42 O’Brien: ‘I’d have been hoping to play against Toulon if I was pushing it!’ Tullow Tank

O’Brien: ‘I’d have been hoping to play against Toulon if I was pushing it!’

The Leinster back row admits to some trepidation on his comeback last weekend, but is nonetheless raring for action.

# weight - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable OMG This post contains a poll
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