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# weight - Monday 7 July, 2014

This woman was Photoshopped to hide her stomach - and Twitter responded beautifully
# Body Check
From The Daily Edge
# Body Check

This woman was Photoshopped to hide her stomach - and Twitter responded beautifully

Jul 7th 2014, 10:00 PM 14,683 Views 0 Comments

#mybeautifulbody

# weight - Monday 23 June, 2014

Bad heartburn? You might have Barrett's Oesophagus
# Rare Disease
# Rare Disease

Bad heartburn? You might have Barrett's Oesophagus

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 22,822 Views 16 Comments

The condition can lead to cancer, so it’s important to get it checked out.

# weight - Friday 13 June, 2014

How to tackle male obesity? Laughter, diet and being around other men
# Man Up
# Man Up

How to tackle male obesity? Laughter, diet and being around other men

Jun 13th 2014, 6:45 AM 10,869 Views 33 Comments

The research found that changing diet alone can lose more weight than doing more exercise.

# weight - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Half-ton Mexican man, once the world's heaviest, dies aged 48
# Mexico
# Mexico

Half-ton Mexican man, once the world's heaviest, dies aged 48

May 27th 2014, 2:09 PM 30,510 Views 65 Comments

Manuel Uribe had slimmed down to about 867 pounds from over 1,200.

# weight - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Louis CK's brutally honest 'fat girls' speech is a must-watch
# Louie Louie
From The Daily Edge
# Louie Louie

Louis CK's brutally honest 'fat girls' speech is a must-watch

May 14th 2014, 2:15 PM 6,920 Views 10 Comments

Whatever you think of it.

# weight - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

O'Brien: 'I'd have been hoping to play against Toulon if I was pushing it!'
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

O'Brien: 'I'd have been hoping to play against Toulon if I was pushing it!'

May 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,005 Views 1 Comment

The Leinster back row admits to some trepidation on his comeback last weekend, but is nonetheless raring for action.

# weight - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable
# OMG
From The Daily Edge
# OMG

This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable

Mar 26th 2014, 10:19 AM 57,711 Views 44 Comments

Cannot be unseen.

# weight - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Column: Fat isn’t funny anymore – not when it’s costing the country almost €4bn a year
# Fat Of The Land
# Fat Of The Land

Column: Fat isn’t funny anymore – not when it’s costing the country almost €4bn a year

Feb 27th 2014, 7:30 PM 123 Views 116 Comments

There’s a strong correlation between weight and income. John Verling asks whether we’re in danger of criminalising being fat while missing the nub of the problem …

# weight - Monday 10 February, 2014

TVs, cars, computers all linked to obesity in poor nations
# Modern Luxuries
# Modern Luxuries

TVs, cars, computers all linked to obesity in poor nations

Feb 10th 2014, 7:35 PM 7,732 Views 15 Comments

People with ‘modern luxuries’ could be putting themselves at risk for diabetes.

# weight - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

UK city sending 'motivational' texts to obese citizens
# You Can Do It
From The Daily Edge
# You Can Do It

UK city sending 'motivational' texts to obese citizens

Feb 4th 2014, 5:08 PM 1,911 Views 3 Comments

The council say the messages will give them a “effective nudge” to lose weight.

# weight - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

How football clubs helped male footie fans lose weight
# Witness The Fitness
# Witness The Fitness

How football clubs helped male footie fans lose weight

Jan 21st 2014, 7:05 AM 12,417 Views 14 Comments

Scottish football fans were able to lose weight and stay fit thanks to the Football Fans in Training programme.

# weight - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Here's how Ireland reacted to the hoax bikini bridge trend
# Bikinibridge
From The Daily Edge
# Bikinibridge

Here's how Ireland reacted to the hoax bikini bridge trend

Jan 9th 2014, 11:57 AM 11,121 Views 3 Comments

We’re not bothered, really.

# weight - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Poll: Should the government do more to tackle Ireland's 'obesity crisis'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government do more to tackle Ireland's 'obesity crisis'?

Nov 23rd 2013, 9:39 AM 9,193 Views 108 Comments

A new study says that by 2030, 90 per cent of Irish adults will be overweight. But is enough being done to tackle this?

# weight - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Apple unveils new Macs and thinner iPad Air
# Apple
# Apple

Apple unveils new Macs and thinner iPad Air

Oct 22nd 2013, 8:02 PM 22,016 Views 129 Comments

The company showed off the new products at an event in San Francisco.

Poll: Does the Minister for Health's weight matter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does the Minister for Health's weight matter?

Oct 22nd 2013, 10:22 AM 19,603 Views 133 Comments

James Reilly has had to face questions about his weight – but is it a personal matter? Or does it have any bearing on his job?

# weight - Monday 21 October, 2013

Concern Ireland is 'not far behind the US' for obesity
# Weight
# Weight

Concern Ireland is 'not far behind the US' for obesity

Oct 21st 2013, 2:03 PM 9,229 Views 76 Comments

The news comes as Safefood launched a campaign specifically aimed at tackling childhood obesity.

# weight - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Exposure to air pollution increases risk of having low birthweight baby
# Pollution
# Pollution

Exposure to air pollution increases risk of having low birthweight baby

Oct 15th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,233 Views 2 Comments

A new study has found this risk is present even at levels of pollution well below EU air-quality guidelines.

# weight - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Here's what the average American man looks like, says artist
# Vital Statistics
# Vital Statistics

Here's what the average American man looks like, says artist

Sep 29th 2013, 5:00 PM 34,235 Views 44 Comments

Nickolay Lamm created constrasting illustrations of men from four countries, using national average measurements.

# weight - Monday 23 September, 2013

16-stone burglar arrested after falling through roof
# Sinking Feeling
From The Daily Edge
# Sinking Feeling

16-stone burglar arrested after falling through roof

Sep 23rd 2013, 9:54 AM 2,054 Views 1 Comment

He plunged through the ceiling into an an apartment below.

# weight - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Pics: Owls and tigers and frogs get weighed... oh my!
# London Zoo
# London Zoo

Pics: Owls and tigers and frogs get weighed... oh my!

Aug 21st 2013, 3:46 PM 6,490 Views 11 Comments

Tammy the anteater was also among the animals that had their weights checked during the annual weigh-in at London Zoo today.

# weight - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Children of obese mothers 35 per cent more like to die early - study
# Health
# Health

Children of obese mothers 35 per cent more like to die early - study

Aug 14th 2013, 9:21 AM 4,738 Views 55 Comments

A joint study by the University of Edinburgh and Columbia University in New York has found that children of overweight mothers are more likely to suffer from heart disease.

# weight - Monday 22 July, 2013

The Dubai diet: Lose weight, get paid gold. Simple.
# Weight In Gold
# Weight In Gold

The Dubai diet: Lose weight, get paid gold. Simple.

Jul 22nd 2013, 2:30 PM 14,565 Views 40 Comments

Where can we sign up?

# weight - Monday 3 June, 2013

McDonald's CEO said he lost weight by being more active
# Mcdiet
# Mcdiet

McDonald's CEO said he lost weight by being more active

Jun 3rd 2013, 6:30 PM 22,473 Views 44 Comments

But he said he hasn’t changed his habit of eating at McDonald’s “every, single day”.

# weight - Saturday 1 June, 2013

How poor countries are now facing obesity epidemics
# Loosen That Belt
# Loosen That Belt

How poor countries are now facing obesity epidemics

Jun 1st 2013, 8:45 AM 10,275 Views 93 Comments

The World Health Organisation has warned that unhealthy food needs to be taxed to divert people from buying it.

# weight - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Sinéad O'Connor puppet
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Sinéad O'Connor puppet

Apr 2nd 2013, 7:48 PM 9,838 Views 11 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

'Pay as you weigh': Airline to charge passengers based on body weight
# Pay Per Pound
# Pay Per Pound

'Pay as you weigh': Airline to charge passengers based on body weight

Apr 2nd 2013, 1:09 PM 29,942 Views 129 Comments

Samoa Air, which operates only two small aircraft, will ask passengers to pay fares based on their weight.

# weight - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Parents misjudging their children's weight, report shows
# Overweight
# Overweight

Parents misjudging their children's weight, report shows

Feb 12th 2013, 2:51 PM 8,396 Views 24 Comments

An expert from safefood said that assessing children’s body weight should be viewed in the same way as hearing or sight test.

# weight - Saturday 9 February, 2013

So, what is the Fast Diet? (And here's 5 other diets we once loved)
# Fast Diet
# Fast Diet

So, what is the Fast Diet? (And here's 5 other diets we once loved)

Feb 9th 2013, 9:15 AM 15,273 Views 30 Comments

The Fast Diet is the latest popular diet on the scene, but what is it exactly?

# weight - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Forget the New Year's diet? Being slightly 'overweight' extends your life
# Health
# Health

Forget the New Year's diet? Being slightly 'overweight' extends your life

Jan 2nd 2013, 9:56 AM 12,677 Views 19 Comments

A study of three million people has found that those with a BMI classing them as ‘overweight’ actually live for longer.

# weight - Monday 12 November, 2012

Obesity time bomb? It has already exploded, says expert
# Obesity
# Obesity

Obesity time bomb? It has already exploded, says expert

Nov 12th 2012, 3:48 PM 11,186 Views 35 Comments

The Obesity Clinic, a new two-part documentary tracking the lives of eight obese patients at a weight management clinic, starts on RTÉ tonight.

# weight - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Key to healthy pregnancy weight gain? Low-GI foods
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Key to healthy pregnancy weight gain? Low-GI foods

Sep 11th 2012, 3:13 PM 6,402 Views 17 Comments

According to a study done by Dublin scientists and the National Maternity Hospital, women who changed to a low-GI diet gained less weight while pregnant.

# weight - Thursday 16 August, 2012

'Fatman and Robin (van Persie)' - Dutch media reacts to RVP transfer
# Dynamic Duo
From The42
# Dynamic Duo

'Fatman and Robin (van Persie)' - Dutch media reacts to RVP transfer

Aug 16th 2012, 1:44 PM 3,376 Views 3 Comments

De Telegraaf laid the blame/credit for this headline at the door of Arsenal supporters

# weight - Sunday 15 July, 2012

These are the surprising things that can help you live longer
# Longevity
# Longevity

These are the surprising things that can help you live longer

Jul 15th 2012, 8:00 AM 11,793 Views 45 Comments

Here’s what the scientists say…

# weight - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Teen girls on pill at risk of high blood pressure
# Contraceptives
# Contraceptives

Teen girls on pill at risk of high blood pressure

Jul 12th 2012, 5:58 PM 4,680 Views 21 Comments

A new study also showed alcohol consumption in teenage boys increased the risk of high blood pressure later in life.

# weight - Monday 2 July, 2012

Column: Why are we so pass-remarkable on weight issues?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why are we so pass-remarkable on weight issues?

Jul 2nd 2012, 7:00 AM 129 Views 31 Comments

We are all aware that discrimination on the basis of race, creed or sexual preference is unacceptable, writes Lisa McInerney, so why is someone’s BMI fair game?

# weight - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Clinics told to stop advertising 'weight loss' fertility drug
# Diet Pills
# Diet Pills

Clinics told to stop advertising 'weight loss' fertility drug

Jun 12th 2012, 3:31 PM 6,005 Views 2 Comments

The drug, human chorionic gonadotropin, is licensed for use in fertility treatment, and the Irish Medicines Board said it “advises strongly” against its use for weight loss.

# weight - Friday 20 April, 2012

Business advice from Bill Cullen: lose weight
# Positivity
# Positivity

Business advice from Bill Cullen: lose weight

Apr 20th 2012, 2:22 PM 10,423 Views 52 Comments

Lose a couple of stone and you might make money.

# weight - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Plans to weigh children as they start school
# Weigh-ins
# Weigh-ins

Plans to weigh children as they start school

Apr 14th 2012, 10:34 AM 4,604 Views 54 Comments

Obesity is a problem that is only getting bigger, according to a specialist who addressed the Irish Medical Organisation yesterday.

# weight - Sunday 18 December, 2011

New more palatable diet pill could be on the way
# Diet Pill
# Diet Pill

New more palatable diet pill could be on the way

Dec 18th 2011, 4:21 PM 3,798 Views 19 Comments

The drug, which has the codename OAP-189, is said to have no side-effects and could be on the market in the next three years.

# weight - Friday 2 December, 2011

One in four three-year-olds are overweight, study shows
# Obesity
# Obesity

One in four three-year-olds are overweight, study shows

Dec 2nd 2011, 8:55 AM 1,933 Views 20 Comments

Latest figures showed children from disadvantaged backgrounds were more likely to have weight problems.