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# fat - Sunday 17 June, 2018

The brain 'rewards' foods high in fats and carbohydrates
# Fast Food
# Fast Food

The brain 'rewards' foods high in fats and carbohydrates

Jun 17th 2018, 8:30 AM 16,199 Views 14 Comments

This combination of food lights up neural circuits in the reward centre of the brain.

# fat - Friday 15 June, 2018

Theatre guide apologises over review that mentioned Derry Girls actress's weight
# Nicola Coughlan
# Nicola Coughlan

Theatre guide apologises over review that mentioned Derry Girls actress's weight

Jun 15th 2018, 11:47 AM 51,947 Views 31 Comments

Nicola Coughlan told the British Theatre Guide that the writer was not welcome to review any of her performances again.

# fat - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 21st 2018, 6:05 AM 15,063 Views 15 Comments

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
# Codes Of Practice
# Codes Of Practice

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

Feb 14th 2018, 5:35 PM 9,444 Views 20 Comments

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
# Obesity
# Obesity

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

Oct 9th 2016, 6:45 AM 7,877 Views 70 Comments

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
# Obesity
# Obesity

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

Sep 22nd 2016, 5:38 PM 14,100 Views 83 Comments

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
# What To Eat
# What To Eat

Report recommending people to eat fat sparks row among health experts

May 23rd 2016, 5:02 PM 20,788 Views 39 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Feb 6th 2016, 8:00 AM 6,576 Views 216 Comments

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

# fat - Monday 25 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 25th 2016, 9:32 AM 11,639 Views 12 Comments

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)
# Be Careful This Christmas
# Be Careful This Christmas

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

Dec 6th 2015, 9:00 PM 39,390 Views 31 Comments

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
# Friday Treat
# Friday Treat

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

Nov 16th 2015, 8:27 AM 23,572 Views 43 Comments

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
# Obesity
# Obesity

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

Oct 12th 2015, 10:47 AM 11,829 Views 19 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jul 27th 2015, 5:00 PM 1,766 Views 86 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 22nd 2015, 9:30 AM 9,117 Views 10 Comments

“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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 3rd 2015, 8:00 AM 408 Views 68 Comments

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
# Obesity
# Obesity

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

May 6th 2015, 7:49 PM 39,864 Views 99 Comments

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
# Modern Life
# Modern Life

Our kids are being kept awake by smartphones and tablets - and it's making them fat

Apr 20th 2015, 10:13 AM 11,515 Views 21 Comments

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'
# Obesity
# Obesity

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

Feb 12th 2015, 6:30 AM 24,498 Views 87 Comments

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
# Snooze Button
# Snooze Button

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

Jan 22nd 2015, 3:00 PM 22,910 Views 21 Comments

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

# fat - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 21st 2015, 1:00 PM 21,296 Views 70 Comments

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*
# The Time Diet
# The Time Diet

Eat whatever you want and lose weight*

Dec 23rd 2014, 10:00 AM 19,512 Views 19 Comments

*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
# Overweight
# Overweight

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

Oct 14th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,136 Views 12 Comments

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

# fat - Thursday 25 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 25th 2014, 7:32 AM 7,354 Views 22 Comments

The results were somewhat unsurprising.

# fat - Saturday 20 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 20th 2014, 9:43 AM 20,194 Views 26 Comments

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
# Pass The Cheese
# Pass The Cheese

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

Sep 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,920 Views 46 Comments

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

# fat - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

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

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

May 14th 2014, 2:15 PM 6,947 Views 10 Comments

Whatever you think of it.

# fat - Monday 3 February, 2014

Ireland is eating more fast food as waistlines continue to grow...and grow
# Meat And Two Veg No More
# Meat And Two Veg No More

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

Feb 3rd 2014, 7:15 AM 16,491 Views 114 Comments

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'
# Food Is Not Love
# Food Is Not Love

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

Sep 23rd 2013, 12:13 PM 6,568 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 24th 2013, 1:00 PM 20,321 Views 45 Comments

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

# fat - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

14-tonne 'fatberg' discovered in London sewers
# Down The Drain
From The Daily Edge
# Down The Drain

14-tonne 'fatberg' discovered in London sewers

Aug 6th 2013, 7:00 PM 32,978 Views 56 Comments

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

# fat - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Police in Japan bust overweight prostitution service
# Heavy Work
# Heavy Work

Police in Japan bust overweight prostitution service

Jul 16th 2013, 12:22 PM 20,368 Views 51 Comments

There’s a market for everything.

# fat - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Column: Why do we comfort eat?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Why do we comfort eat?

Jul 6th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,486 Views 21 Comments

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
# Mcdiet
# Mcdiet

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

Jun 3rd 2013, 6:30 PM 22,475 Views 44 Comments

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
# Read Me
# Read Me

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

May 26th 2013, 1:30 PM 611 Views 17 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 5th 2013, 7:00 AM 322 Views 51 Comments

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
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Study reveals every single junk food meal damages your arteries

Oct 30th 2012, 3:36 PM 20,941 Views 77 Comments

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
# Nom

How many people does one Chinese takeaway meal feed?

Oct 1st 2012, 10:45 AM 22,473 Views 47 Comments

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...
# Yikes!
# Yikes!

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

Apr 1st 2012, 7:30 PM 19,771 Views 57 Comments

…It can bring you down, man.

# fat - Monday 26 September, 2011

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

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

Sep 26th 2011, 11:23 AM 440 Views 0 Comments

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
# Good Fat
# Good Fat

Skinny children have more 'good fat', study shows

Aug 15th 2011, 10:43 AM 583 Views 5 Comments

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

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