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# weight - 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 - Thursday 6 September, 2018

'He's the one that should answer questions': Woodley unfazed by Darren Till's weight cut
# UFC 228
From The42
# UFC 228

'He's the one that should answer questions': Woodley unfazed by Darren Till's weight cut

Sep 6th 2018, 6:38 PM 6,690 Views 6 Comments

Woodley puts his UFC title on the line again on Saturday night.

# weight - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Almost a quarter of the world will be obese by 2045 researchers warn
# Heavy Warning
# Heavy Warning

Almost a quarter of the world will be obese by 2045 researchers warn

May 23rd 2018, 9:42 PM 10,332 Views 56 Comments

One in eight people, up from one in 11, will have type 2 diabetes.

# weight - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Ed Sheeran spoke out about pressures he felt to lose weight early in his career
# Ed Sheeran
From The Daily Edge
# Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran spoke out about pressures he felt to lose weight early in his career

Feb 13th 2018, 3:19 PM 3,823 Views 0 Comments

He said being in the public eye was tricky.

# weight - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10
# Global Problem
# Global Problem

In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10

Oct 11th 2017, 7:56 AM 32,587 Views 93 Comments

Rates of child and adolescent obesity are highest (over 30%) in some islands in Polynesia.

# weight - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'I felt humbled': Dr Eva on what changed her mind about healthy eating
# Health Divide
# Health Divide

'I felt humbled': Dr Eva on what changed her mind about healthy eating

Sep 9th 2017, 10:00 PM 56,291 Views 93 Comments

The doctor and weight management specialist discovered the health divide in Ireland while filming a new documentary.

# weight - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

A lot more people are getting a brown bin for recycling
# Recycling Ramp Up
# Recycling Ramp Up

A lot more people are getting a brown bin for recycling

Jun 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 19,013 Views 41 Comments

The mandatory pay-by-weight scheme is to be scrapped.

# weight - Friday 20 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 20th 2017, 3:13 PM 9,962 Views 24 Comments

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"
# Research
# Research

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

Aug 21st 2016, 12:30 PM 23,957 Views 26 Comments

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
# Suspended
# Suspended

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

Aug 18th 2016, 3:54 PM 26,363 Views 93 Comments

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

# weight - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Children of women who gain excess weight during pregnancy are more likely to be obese
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Children of women who gain excess weight during pregnancy are more likely to be obese

May 7th 2016, 8:30 PM 16,642 Views 38 Comments

The study followed 24,000 women.

# weight - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Creche owner starts campaign to make Irish schools 'sweets free zones'
# Sweets Out For School
# Sweets Out For School

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

Apr 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 25,637 Views 64 Comments

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
# Weighty Issue
# Weighty Issue

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

Apr 1st 2016, 7:39 AM 24,653 Views 120 Comments

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
# Tug Of War
# Tug Of War

Look at these microbots pulling a car all by themselves

Mar 14th 2016, 2:44 PM 21,016 Views 10 Comments

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
# Opinion

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

Feb 11th 2016, 8:00 PM 162 Views 15 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Feb 7th 2016, 12:05 PM 18,163 Views 34 Comments

Let’s be honest now.

Your holidays can make you put on weight
# Holiday Weight
# Holiday Weight

Your holidays can make you put on weight

Feb 7th 2016, 9:15 AM 13,890 Views 22 Comments

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
# 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 708 Views 18 Comments

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
# 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 212 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 - Friday 8 January, 2016

A heavy waiter could make you order extra food
# Weight-er
# Weight-er

A heavy waiter could make you order extra food

Jan 8th 2016, 6:02 AM 8,885 Views 12 Comments

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
# Eating For Two
# Eating For Two

Men looking to have children should start losing weight

Dec 26th 2015, 7:00 AM 11,947 Views 6 Comments

Sperm carries information about a father’s weight.

# weight - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Here's why we need to stop fat-shaming
# Opinion
# Opinion

Here's why we need to stop fat-shaming

Dec 24th 2015, 9:00 AM 973 Views 72 Comments

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
# Orange You Surprised
# Orange You Surprised

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

Sep 12th 2015, 2:00 PM 19,130 Views 17 Comments

According to new research, anyway.

# weight - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

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 4,001 Views 3 Comments

Well, we’ve heard it all now.

# weight - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 28th 2015, 8:26 PM 9,410 Views 0 Comments

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
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

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

Jul 24th 2015, 10:18 PM 29,252 Views 47 Comments

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

# weight - 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 13,279 Views 7 Comments

“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
# Not Impressed
# Not Impressed

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

Jul 20th 2015, 10:46 AM 58,909 Views 70 Comments

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

Apr 21st 2015, 9:07 PM 29,370 Views 83 Comments

She has made some people very upset with her comments.

# weight - Thursday 12 March, 2015

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

A pizza-loving dachshund lost 3 stone after ditching human food

Mar 12th 2015, 7:30 PM 5,756 Views 6 Comments

Just look at him now.

# weight - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Here's how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders lost
# Exercise
# Exercise

Here's how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders lost

Feb 26th 2015, 10:55 PM 51,563 Views 26 Comments

It’s a combined total of almost 10 stone.

# weight - Monday 16 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 16th 2015, 8:03 PM 8,555 Views 5 Comments

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

# weight - Sunday 25 January, 2015

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

Dublin teen loses 3.5 stone after cyber-bullying incident, and now his story is going viral

Jan 25th 2015, 7:00 PM 12,411 Views 3 Comments

Listen to Conor’s inspirational story.

# weight - 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 21,275 Views 70 Comments

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
# Weight Loss
# Weight Loss

Leo Varadkar appears on Operation Transformation

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:06 PM 22,388 Views 62 Comments

The health minister is a keen runner.

# weight - Friday 17 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 17th 2014, 10:57 AM 3,625 Views 2 Comments

“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

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

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

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:45 PM 8,801 Views 11 Comments

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

# weight - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers

Jul 19th 2014, 7:30 PM 7,486 Views 10 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel that your weight is healthy?

Jul 18th 2014, 9:30 AM 23,286 Views 68 Comments

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

80% of Irish over 50s are overweight
# Obesity
# Obesity

80% of Irish over 50s are overweight

Jul 18th 2014, 8:39 AM 8,475 Views 49 Comments

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

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