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# weight

Last year
Nutritionist: 'I'm calling BS on toxic diet culture'
Niamh Orbinski
Extract: 'I didn't see a future for myself then and never imagined I'd reach where I am today'
Jennifer Carroll
All time
'Losing weight is a lot like baking a cake'
This Spanish town is trying to shed 100,000 kilos by 2020
'He's the one that should answer questions': Woodley unfazed by Darren Till's weight cut
Almost a quarter of the world will be obese by 2045 researchers warn
Ed Sheeran spoke out about pressures he felt to lose weight early in his career
In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10
'I felt humbled': Dr Eva on what changed her mind about healthy eating
A lot more people are getting a brown bin for recycling
Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight
There may not be such thing as a "healthy obese"
Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight
Children of women who gain excess weight during pregnancy are more likely to be obese
Creche owner starts campaign to make Irish schools 'sweets free zones'
Latest research shows Ireland's obesity problem is only getting worse
Look at these microbots pulling a car all by themselves
'This is a big week for me. I've finally hit the 19 stone mark'
Alan Mullen
Poll: Do you put on weight when you go on holidays?
Your holidays can make you put on weight
'I know I still have a lot of weight to lose, but I'm mentally determined to do it for myself'
Alan Mullen
'Looking back at how much weight I've lost, it makes me realise that you really can achieve your goals'
Alan Mullen
A heavy waiter could make you order extra food
Men looking to have children should start losing weight
Here's why we need to stop fat-shaming
Maeve Halpin
Oranges could be as good for overweight people's hearts as exercise
Women in Hong Kong are staring at the sun to try and lose weight
Look at the excellent card this guy's friends got him to celebrate his massive weight loss
This 40-stone man is biking across America to lose weight and win back his wife
This woman was accused of 'faking' her weight loss photos - her response is going viral
Politician tells journalist to 'f*** off' after being asked how much she weighs
Singer Jamelia says shops shouldn't stock clothes for obese people
A pizza-loving dachshund lost 3 stone after ditching human food
Here's how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders lost
Ronaldo needs to lose ten kilos before he can play for his new American team
Dublin teen loses 3.5 stone after cyber-bullying incident, and now his story is going viral
Here's why overweight people are sharing doctor stories on Twitter
Leo Varadkar appears on Operation Transformation
You need to hear presenter Jameela Jamil's amazing speech on body confidence
Katie Hopkins is putting on three stone 'to prove she's right on fatties'