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#Weight Loss

# weight-loss - Monday 8 February, 2021

Two food businesses ordered to close in January, including one selling dangerous weight loss product
# Dnp
# Dnp

Two food businesses ordered to close in January, including one selling dangerous weight loss product

Feb 8th 2021, 8:33 PM 89,086 Views 12 Comments

One website ‘FatBurney.com’ was selling a “highly toxic” product and implying it could be used for weight loss.

# weight-loss - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day after all
# Weight Loss
# Weight Loss

Breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day after all

Jan 31st 2019, 9:43 AM 50,967 Views 35 Comments

New research has shown that skipping breakfast might not have an adverse effect on a person’s weight.

# weight-loss - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Poll: Do you think before-and-after weight loss pictures can be harmful?
# Transformation Tuesday
From The Daily Edge
# Transformation Tuesday

Poll: Do you think before-and-after weight loss pictures can be harmful?

Jan 8th 2019, 7:10 PM 9,720 Views 3 Comments

A debate has opened up on social media.

# weight-loss - Saturday 29 September, 2018

This Spanish town is trying to shed 100,000 kilos by 2020
# Naron
# Naron

This Spanish town is trying to shed 100,000 kilos by 2020

Sep 29th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,408 Views 16 Comments

Gone are bacon and fried calamari from the diets of thousands of residents in Naron.

# weight-loss - Friday 2 February, 2018

Klopp: I'm sure Carragher needs to lose a bit of weight, not Van Dijk
# Slim Shade
From The42
# Slim Shade

Klopp: I'm sure Carragher needs to lose a bit of weight, not Van Dijk

Feb 2nd 2018, 6:34 PM 14,937 Views 37 Comments

The Reds boss says they won’t see the best of their record signing until next season.

# weight-loss - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'I went from dad bod to six-pack in eight months because of a promise I made myself as a child'
# Column
# Column

'I went from dad bod to six-pack in eight months because of a promise I made myself as a child'

Jan 27th 2018, 7:30 PM 137,687 Views 81 Comments

‘For those interested in getting in shape and losing weight, I suggest figuring out why you want to do it’, writes Kevin O’Connor.

# weight-loss - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Ireland is carrying out less than one weight loss surgery a week
# Bariatric Surgery
# Bariatric Surgery

Ireland is carrying out less than one weight loss surgery a week

Jul 13th 2017, 6:03 AM 8,906 Views 23 Comments

“The funding for more surgery just isn’t there. But there is the need and we’ve identified the need.”

# weight-loss - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

6 key steps for dropping body fat
# Column
From The42
# Column

6 key steps for dropping body fat

Feb 14th 2017, 11:32 AM 22,940 Views 9 Comments

Follow this advice and great results won’t be far away, writes David Last.

# weight-loss - Friday 6 January, 2017

Gastric bypass surgery helps obese teens keep weight off but can lead to more surgery
# Weight Loss
# Weight Loss

Gastric bypass surgery helps obese teens keep weight off but can lead to more surgery

Jan 6th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,016 Views 18 Comments

Some suffered vitamin deficiencies.

# weight-loss - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Ad for slimming tablets banned after complaint it showed women who were too thin
# No Weigh No Weigh
# No Weigh No Weigh

Ad for slimming tablets banned after complaint it showed women who were too thin

Sep 29th 2016, 6:15 AM 24,640 Views 32 Comments

The ASAI said that the ad mustn’t be shown in its current form again.

# weight-loss - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'I didn't wake up fat. The weight just crept on over the years'
# Column
# Column

'I didn't wake up fat. The weight just crept on over the years'

Sep 10th 2016, 9:30 AM 333 Views 36 Comments

Jules Coll had gastric bypass-surgery, as shown on RTÉ’s documentary Nine Stone Lighter. She wrote her new book, Flabyrinth, about how the weight loss was just the beginning.

# weight-loss - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

This Irish blogger's 'honest' bikini selfie is inspiring loads of people on Instagram
# Every Body Is A Bikini Body
From The Daily Edge
# Every Body Is A Bikini Body

This Irish blogger's 'honest' bikini selfie is inspiring loads of people on Instagram

Jul 20th 2016, 9:58 PM 18,514 Views 28 Comments

“It may not be the ‘bikini body’ I’ve dreamed of, but it’s good enough for me.”

# weight-loss - Saturday 25 June, 2016

"I'm still falling, still hating myself, still regretting that I let it all come to this"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"I'm still falling, still hating myself, still regretting that I let it all come to this"

Jun 25th 2016, 6:00 PM 333 Views 22 Comments

Jessica Spencer talks about her struggles with her body and the pressure to be thin

# weight-loss - Thursday 12 May, 2016

PE to become Leaving Cert subject under new plan to tackle obesity in Ireland
# War On Obesity
# War On Obesity

PE to become Leaving Cert subject under new plan to tackle obesity in Ireland

May 12th 2016, 5:27 PM 33,453 Views 84 Comments

One expert said the plan could “be one of the major tipping points in Ireland’s obesity problem.”

# weight-loss - Saturday 23 April, 2016

This Irish blogger lost a whopping 17 pounds in one week
# Bootcamp
From The Daily Edge
# Bootcamp

This Irish blogger lost a whopping 17 pounds in one week

Apr 23rd 2016, 10:51 AM 21,517 Views 14 Comments

Rosemary MacCabe shared the news on Instagram this morning.

# weight-loss - Friday 4 March, 2016

'Don't give up just because Operation Transformation is over'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Don't give up just because Operation Transformation is over'

Mar 4th 2016, 5:00 PM 141 Views 4 Comments

In Alan Mullen’s last column for TheJournal.ie, he encourages everyone to keep up the hard work – it’ll be worth it.

# weight-loss - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Here’s how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders have lost
# Drumroll
# Drumroll

Here’s how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders have lost

Feb 25th 2016, 6:03 AM 25,839 Views 10 Comments

It’s a combined total of 100 pounds – the equivalent of about five car tires.

# weight-loss - Friday 19 February, 2016

I'm going to reach my 16 stone goal. Not by being lazy, but with hard work and dedication
# Column
# Column

I'm going to reach my 16 stone goal. Not by being lazy, but with hard work and dedication

Feb 19th 2016, 5:00 PM 126 Views 23 Comments

This week, Alan says he is looking forward to the Operation Transformation run in Phoenix Park this weekend.

# weight-loss - Thursday 11 February, 2016

'This is a big week for me. I've finally hit the 19 stone mark'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 11th 2016, 8:00 PM 170 Views 15 Comments

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

# weight-loss - 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 6,144 Views 216 Comments

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

# weight-loss - 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
# Opinion

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

Feb 4th 2016, 10:00 PM 725 Views 20 Comments

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

# weight-loss - 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
# Opinion

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

Jan 28th 2016, 8:35 PM 216 Views 38 Comments

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-loss - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Operation Transformation leader withdraws from the show due to health reasons
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Operation Transformation leader withdraws from the show due to health reasons

Jan 26th 2016, 4:30 PM 41,594 Views 22 Comments

Dan Kennedy underwent tests at St Michael’s Hospital in Dun Laoghaire, where he was diagnosed with severe colitis.

# weight-loss - Saturday 23 January, 2016

What a transformation - this 29-year-old has lost almost nine stone in 10 months
# Weight Loss
From The42
# Weight Loss

What a transformation - this 29-year-old has lost almost nine stone in 10 months

Jan 23rd 2016, 8:19 PM 73,390 Views 46 Comments

Ciarán Burns opens up to The42 about his weight struggles and the remarkable, life-changing journey he’s been on since last March.

# weight-loss - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

'After training and a strict diet this week, I am three pounds off the two stone mark'
# Column
# Column

'After training and a strict diet this week, I am three pounds off the two stone mark'

Jan 20th 2016, 8:00 PM 111 Views 22 Comments

Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. He’ll be keeping us up to date on how he’s getting on over the coming weeks.

# weight-loss - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

'I weighed a colossal 27 stone aged 21. I was one of the fattest people ever on RTE's Operation Transformation'
# Column
# Column

'I weighed a colossal 27 stone aged 21. I was one of the fattest people ever on RTE's Operation Transformation'

Jan 13th 2016, 8:14 PM 2,552 Views 36 Comments

Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. He’ll be keeping us up to date on how he’s getting on over the coming weeks.

# weight-loss - Friday 1 January, 2016

You can go 'on the dry' this January and help more than just your health

You can go 'on the dry' this January and help more than just your health

Jan 1st 2016, 7:00 AM 12,396 Views 14 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation wants you to give up the booze this January and help raise money for charity.

# weight-loss - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Operation Transformation picks its first leaders for new series
# Healthy Living
# Healthy Living

Operation Transformation picks its first leaders for new series

Nov 17th 2015, 6:00 PM 26,295 Views 17 Comments

The show will get underway again in the new year.

# weight-loss - Friday 30 October, 2015

Sick of dieting? New study finds low-fat food might not actually help you lose weight
# Yay
# Yay

Sick of dieting? New study finds low-fat food might not actually help you lose weight

Oct 30th 2015, 6:07 AM 15,706 Views 66 Comments

Reduced-fat diets are no more effective than higher-fat diets in reducing weight, a new study has found.

# weight-loss - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

'World's fattest woman' loses 32 stone, buys her first bikini
# Transformation
# Transformation

'World's fattest woman' loses 32 stone, buys her first bikini

Oct 20th 2015, 10:40 AM 46,624 Views 26 Comments

Catrina Raiford once weighed half a tonne.

# weight-loss - Friday 16 October, 2015

Everyone's talking about how 'teatox' makes you poo like crazy
# Out Of Me Like Lava
From The Daily Edge
# Out Of Me Like Lava

Everyone's talking about how 'teatox' makes you poo like crazy

Oct 16th 2015, 10:14 AM 21,014 Views 6 Comments

“I’ve never farted so much in my life.”

# weight-loss - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

This guy’s touching guide to losing weight has gone ridiculously viral
# No Beer
From The Daily Edge
# No Beer

This guy’s touching guide to losing weight has gone ridiculously viral

Sep 22nd 2015, 4:40 PM 5,199 Views 0 Comments

People asked for specifics, and they GOT THEM.

# weight-loss - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

These women are staring at the sun as an aid to weight loss
# You're Not The Only One
# You're Not The Only One

These women are staring at the sun as an aid to weight loss

Sep 8th 2015, 7:38 PM 18,507 Views 22 Comments

It’s all the rage in Hong Kong.

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

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

Sep 8th 2015, 6:50 PM 4,003 Views 3 Comments

Well, we’ve heard it all now.

# weight-loss - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

This woman was accused of 'faking' her weight loss photos - her response is going viral
# Simone Anderson
From The Daily Edge
# Simone Anderson

This woman was accused of 'faking' her weight loss photos - her response is going viral

Jul 21st 2015, 7:20 PM 13,284 Views 7 Comments

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

# weight-loss - Monday 22 June, 2015

Do you suffer with polycystic ovary syndrome? New research hopes to help you
# Pcos
# Pcos

Do you suffer with polycystic ovary syndrome? New research hopes to help you

Jun 22nd 2015, 6:05 AM 21,088 Views 4 Comments

Up to one in five women are estimated to be affected by the condition.

# weight-loss - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

A study which claimed eating chocolate helps you lose weight was an elaborate hoax
# Gotcha
# Gotcha

A study which claimed eating chocolate helps you lose weight was an elaborate hoax

Jun 2nd 2015, 8:30 PM 12,808 Views 10 Comments

Journalist John Bohannon wanted to make a point about studies with little scientific merit making headlines and driving fad diets.

# weight-loss - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Do you need to shed a few kilos before the holidays? Then step this way
# Weight Loss
From The42
# Weight Loss

Do you need to shed a few kilos before the holidays? Then step this way

May 10th 2015, 7:30 AM 8,979 Views 3 Comments

There are a couple of simple lifestyle changes that can help you achieve your goals.

# weight-loss - Friday 20 March, 2015

"I'm really scared": The side to weight loss you rarely see
# No Shame
# No Shame

"I'm really scared": The side to weight loss you rarely see

Mar 20th 2015, 12:00 PM 31,833 Views 9 Comments

Matt Diaz has lost 270lbs.

# weight-loss - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland cut welfare benefits for obese people?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland cut welfare benefits for obese people?

Mar 19th 2015, 8:20 AM 26,425 Views 179 Comments

David Cameron wants to do it – should we do it here?

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