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# weight - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Fast-food outlets could be banned near schools
# Obesity
# Obesity

Fast-food outlets could be banned near schools

Nov 10th 2011, 11:52 AM 1,771 Views 99 Comments

The Government is considering restrictions on takeaways, after a report revealed one in four Irish children is overweight.

# weight - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Singer Jennifer Hudson to open weight loss centre
# Weight Loss
From The Daily Edge
# Weight Loss

Singer Jennifer Hudson to open weight loss centre

Sep 27th 2011, 4:27 PM 369 Views 7 Comments

The Dreamgirls star lost 80lbs with Weight Watchers and will open her own centre today in Chicago.

# weight - Monday 26 September, 2011

Babies of overweight mothers 'get fatter in the womb' - study
# Fat Foetus?
From The Daily Edge
# Fat Foetus?

Babies of overweight mothers 'get fatter in the womb' - study

Sep 26th 2011, 11:23 AM 440 Views 0 Comments

A study by a maternity hospital in London finds that a mother’s weight tends to be passed on to their child, even before birth.

# weight - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Weight management chain opening four new clinics as obesity 'spirals'
# Weight Management
# Weight Management

Weight management chain opening four new clinics as obesity 'spirals'

Aug 21st 2011, 2:38 PM 1,492 Views 18 Comments

Motivation Weight Management will add another four clinics to the 25 it already operates, as millions carry ‘excess weight’.

# weight - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Free tape measures to identify those "in denial" about their weight
# Health
# Health

Free tape measures to identify those "in denial" about their weight

May 10th 2011, 11:41 AM 2,948 Views 0 Comments

Safefood says a large number of Irish people are in denial about being overweight. It’s hoped that making the public aware of the dangers of a few extra pounds will act as a wake-up call.

# weight - Monday 9 May, 2011

New study says three-quarters of older Irish adults are overweight
# Ageing
# Ageing

New study says three-quarters of older Irish adults are overweight

May 9th 2011, 4:48 PM 753 Views 0 Comments

Poorer and less-educated over-50s have the highest levels of obesity, according to the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing.

# weight - Friday 1 April, 2011

Obesity on the rise in Ireland, survey shows
# Obesity
# Obesity

Obesity on the rise in Ireland, survey shows

Apr 1st 2011, 4:29 PM 1,370 Views 1 Comment

Many adults aren’t eating enough fruit or vegetables and almost two-thirds of men and women are eating more fat than the daily recommended intake.