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Calories on menus 'make people order and eat less food'
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Calories on menus 'make people order and eat less food'

Sep 20th 2019, 6:05 AM 9,246 Views 20 Comments

Calorie counters on menus caused a 37% drop in calories consumed, according to an ESRI study.

The average commuter adds 800 calories a week to their diet, a new report has found
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The average commuter adds 800 calories a week to their diet, a new report has found

Aug 24th 2016, 10:39 PM 24,196 Views 36 Comments

Research from the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) suggests that people who commute for long periods of time are potentially “shortening their lives”.

Restaurants are going to be made put calorie counts on menus
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Restaurants are going to be made put calorie counts on menus

Dec 7th 2015, 2:26 PM 10,896 Views 82 Comments

Leo’s getting tough.

Your Indian takeaway dinner has a LOT more food in it than one person should be eating
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Your Indian takeaway dinner has a LOT more food in it than one person should be eating

Nov 16th 2015, 8:27 AM 23,513 Views 43 Comments

And you might want to check how much fat, salt, and calories is in it.

So, just how many calories are in Starbucks' new Christmas drinks?
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# Calories

So, just how many calories are in Starbucks' new Christmas drinks?

Nov 10th 2015, 5:08 PM 8,059 Views 0 Comments

You might think twice before asking for a grande hot chocolate…

Calorie counts on menus: "It's the Irish Water of the food industry"
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Calorie counts on menus: "It's the Irish Water of the food industry"

Oct 10th 2015, 8:15 AM 18,895 Views 76 Comments

Not everyone is happy about the introduction of mandatory calories on menus.

The food sector wants to sell us more for greater profits – but we need to consume less
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The food sector wants to sell us more for greater profits – but we need to consume less

Jun 30th 2015, 4:20 PM 67 Views 21 Comments

For the first time in human history our biggest killers are not pathogens, at least in the Western world, but illnesses created by poor diet and the drive to consume more calories.

Here's why nutritional information on children's sweets is actually for adults
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Here's why nutritional information on children's sweets is actually for adults

Jun 5th 2015, 8:15 PM 14,201 Views 16 Comments

And it’s going to stay that way.

The EU wants you to know there's the same calories in a glass of wine as a slice of cake
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# Make Mine A Single

The EU wants you to know there's the same calories in a glass of wine as a slice of cake

Apr 18th 2015, 10:15 AM 11,445 Views 40 Comments

Some companies have said they will voluntarily list the calorie count on their beers.

Can You Guess Which Food Has The Most Calories?
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# Quiz

Can You Guess Which Food Has The Most Calories?

Apr 12th 2015, 8:15 PM 17,240 Views 14 Comments

There may be some surprises in here.

These are America's most unhealthy restaurant foods
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# American Girths

These are America's most unhealthy restaurant foods

Apr 11th 2015, 6:00 PM 46,617 Views 55 Comments

Heading Stateside and want to avoid weight gain? Steer clear of these.

Here's how long it will take you to burn off those pancakes...
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# Feel The Burn

Here's how long it will take you to burn off those pancakes...

Feb 17th 2015, 3:45 PM 16,216 Views 5 Comments

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

Telling a fat person to diet is 'like asking a person who's bleeding to avoid sharp objects'
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Telling a fat person to diet is 'like asking a person who's bleeding to avoid sharp objects'

Feb 12th 2015, 6:30 AM 24,178 Views 87 Comments

Experts have said obesity can not be cured with dieting and exercise alone.

Turns out that health advice about cutting fats from your diet is flawed
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# Lack Of Evidence

Turns out that health advice about cutting fats from your diet is flawed

Feb 10th 2015, 6:30 AM 16,654 Views 69 Comments

New research has found that the past advice lacked any solid trial evidence.

8 glorious foods that are deceptively high in calories
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# Calories

8 glorious foods that are deceptively high in calories

Feb 6th 2015, 9:31 PM 22,559 Views 11 Comments

Take a deep breath.

It's happening: calories will be printed on all menus in restaurants and takeaways
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# Magic Number

It's happening: calories will be printed on all menus in restaurants and takeaways

Feb 5th 2015, 11:15 PM 38,020 Views 139 Comments

The Health Minister says some salads contain more calories than a burger meal.

Calorie labelling on alcohol could soon be mandatory
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# Make Mine A Single

Calorie labelling on alcohol could soon be mandatory

Nov 4th 2014, 8:38 PM 10,174 Views 30 Comments

Is it a good or bad idea?

How to put on five kilos of muscle
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How to put on five kilos of muscle

Oct 22nd 2014, 11:27 AM 7,689 Views 3 Comments

Devour the carbs after training and more useful nuggets of information.

Passing your drinking 'tipping point' can result in taking in a whopping 6,300 extra calories
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Passing your drinking 'tipping point' can result in taking in a whopping 6,300 extra calories

Apr 25th 2014, 7:45 AM 17,718 Views 24 Comments

Around half of drinkers surveyed said that passing their tipping point of units caused them to make unhealthy choices with food and to drink more than planned.

Website for restaurants to calculate calories launched by Food Safety Authority
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Website for restaurants to calculate calories launched by Food Safety Authority

Apr 9th 2014, 10:52 AM 8,260 Views 25 Comments

This information could appear on menus in all food outlets.

This burger joint claims that it can give customers a heart attack
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# Ribsticker

This burger joint claims that it can give customers a heart attack

Mar 17th 2014, 7:00 PM 32,449 Views 51 Comments

Here’s what it’s like to eat at the Heart Attack Grill. Yes, it’s in Las Vegas.

TDs and Senators will be able to count their calories when they return tomorrow
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TDs and Senators will be able to count their calories when they return tomorrow

Sep 17th 2013, 3:46 PM 4,951 Views 39 Comments

As TDs and Senators return to Leinster House tomorrow they’ll be looking at just how many calories they’re consuming.

How to burn 200 calories... without exercising
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# Work It

How to burn 200 calories... without exercising

Jul 12th 2013, 4:30 PM 2,450 Views 1 Comment

Did you know you can burn calories by gettin’ the shift? And here are loads more ways.

Column: US alcohol companies are proposing nutrition labels for booze, should we follow suit?
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Column: US alcohol companies are proposing nutrition labels for booze, should we follow suit?

Jun 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 3 Views 24 Comments

US alcohol manufacturers might soon reveal calorie content and other nutritional information on bottles and cans, should Ireland do likewise? asks Molly Garboden.

McDonald's creates its highest calorie menu item ever
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# Mega Potato

McDonald's creates its highest calorie menu item ever

May 25th 2013, 5:00 PM 48,834 Views 81 Comments

It’s called the Mega Potato and it’s only available in Japan. Soz.

Here’s how ‘healthy’ foods could make you put on more weight
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Here’s how ‘healthy’ foods could make you put on more weight

May 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 23,304 Views 63 Comments

SafeFood says many people eat larger portions than recommended if a meal is advertised as having low or reduced fat.

Calorie counts coming to Leinster House
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# Calorie Counting

Calorie counts coming to Leinster House

Apr 4th 2013, 5:10 PM 7,367 Views 38 Comments

The coming months will see the calorie content of menu items being listed in the Leinster House complex.

Average man will eat 6,000 calories on Christmas day
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Average man will eat 6,000 calories on Christmas day

Dec 17th 2012, 1:30 PM 10,766 Views 31 Comments

Dustin the Turkey is warning of the toll this can have on men’s health, as 88 per cent of men say they will over-eat, while 41 per cent will suffer from heartburn and indigestion.

How many people does one Chinese takeaway meal feed?
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How many people does one Chinese takeaway meal feed?

Oct 1st 2012, 10:45 AM 22,370 Views 47 Comments

A new report from safefood reveals that an average portion of prawn crackers contains 608 calories – and that’s (literally) just for starters.

Irish Heart Foundation warns public over 'quick-fix' diets
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# Dieting

Irish Heart Foundation warns public over 'quick-fix' diets

Mar 26th 2012, 3:36 PM 4,440 Views 5 Comments

Those hoping to lose weight have been warned about over-the-counter meal replacement products, with experts saying that a slow approach is the only way to lose weight successfully and keep it off.

Thinking about ordering a pizza later? You might want to think again...
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# Calorie Count

Thinking about ordering a pizza later? You might want to think again...

Feb 27th 2012, 9:52 AM 16,234 Views 57 Comments

New research has found that the average 12-inch pizza can contain more than the total recommended daily calorie intake for one day. Uh-oh.

Dieticians revise calorie calculations: it's now twice as tough to lose weight
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# Dieting

Dieticians revise calorie calculations: it's now twice as tough to lose weight

Feb 21st 2012, 9:53 AM 5,281 Views 15 Comments

US scientists say the previous formula – where cutting 500 calories a day meant losing 1lb a week – was too generous.

McDonald's has no plans for calorie counts on Irish menus
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McDonald's has no plans for calorie counts on Irish menus

Sep 5th 2011, 10:04 AM 954 Views 21 Comments

From Wednesday, McDonald’s restaurants in the UK will display calorie counts on their menu boards but there are no plans to do it here.

Lose two stone in 10 weeks: just eat sweets
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# Shedding Pounds

Lose two stone in 10 weeks: just eat sweets

Nov 10th 2010, 8:05 AM 531 Views 0 Comments

An American nutrition professor eats nothing but ‘Twinkie’ bars for 10 weeks – and loses 27 pounds.