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# Overweight

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WHO warns of obesity 'epidemic' in Europe, links problem to Covid lockdowns
Three in every five Irish adults are overweight or obese
Energy drinks contain up to 17 spoons of sugar and twice as much caffeine as an espresso
Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories
Being overweight or obese is 'major health problem', particularly among children from low-income families
This surgery could help solve Ireland's obesity crisis and save the country billions
Ireland fares poorly on alcohol use, child sex abuse and suicide rate
Children with TVs in their bedroom far more likely to be overweight, study finds
'It's not an easy way out': Is surgery the way to help solve Ireland's obesity crisis?
Ireland still 'on course to become the most obese nation in Europe'
Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight
A snapshot of Irish health: Over half of us are overweight (and a lot of us binge drink)
Your immune system might be making you fat, major new Irish research suggests
There may not be such thing as a "healthy obese"
Blind woman 'heartbroken' after guide dog was taken away for being overweight
Latest research shows Ireland's obesity problem is only getting worse
'We need to educate children about food that doesn’t come from a packet'
Ross Golden-Bannon
Overweight people should pay more tax. Others can't pay for our folly
Aaron McKenna
Malaysia has stopped promoting overweight police officers
'Overweight bellies are an easy landing pad for people like Katie Hopkins and unthinking politicians'
Lorraine Courtney
Weight gain between pregnancies linked to increased risk of stillbirth and infant death
'World's fattest woman' loses 32 stone, buys her first bikini
There are just two weight management clinics in Ireland. This is a problem, say doctors
Scottish people are getting too big to be cremated
Should we ban giving away free toys with fast food?
The food sector wants to sell us more for greater profits – but we need to consume less
Ross Golden-Bannon
Police chief tells overweight officers: You shouldn't be 'waddling down the road'
Our kids are being kept awake by smartphones and tablets - and it's making them fat
Obese people less likely to develop dementia
Opinion: Advice for overweight people to slim down is valid – it's about health, not body image
Aaron McKenna
Here's why overweight people are sharing doctor stories on Twitter
'Laughed at by shop assistants': 40% of overweight people abused on a weekly basis
Opinion: 'Poor people can't cook' remark caused outrage – but consider the facts behind the headlines
Aaron McKenna
7 in 10 Irish men are overweight or obese but they're less likely to diet than women
Opinion: Are we addicted to certain foods?
Mary Flynn
Ireland's child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall
Junk in that trunk: The weight problem facing elephants
Should daily exercise be mandatory in schools?
Some obese people may not be obese at all - here's how
How to tackle male obesity? Laughter, diet and being around other men