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Poll: Do you feel that your weight is healthy?

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

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FOUR OUT OF five people over the age of fifty in Ireland are overweight.

A new study says that a similar proportion has an ‘increased’ or ‘substantially increased’ waist circumference.

It points out that high levels of obesity and overweight not only place a burden on people’s health, but on the health system too.

What about you: Do you feel that your weight is healthy?

Poll Results:

Yes (4163)
No (4061)
Sometimes (1198)

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