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

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

Mar 12th 2015, 7:30 PM 5,768 Views 6 Comments

Just look at him now.

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

Feb 26th 2015, 10:55 PM 51,579 Views 26 Comments

It’s a combined total of almost 10 stone.

3 ways to shift stubborn fat around your middle, thighs and arms
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# Fitness

3 ways to shift stubborn fat around your middle, thighs and arms

Jan 20th 2015, 2:35 PM 11,474 Views 7 Comments

But it’s not going to be easy.

'Laughed at by shop assistants': 40% of overweight people abused on a weekly basis
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'Laughed at by shop assistants': 40% of overweight people abused on a weekly basis

Jan 5th 2015, 1:05 PM 17,575 Views 87 Comments

This comes in a new study from Slimming World about the abuse faced.

Leo Varadkar appears on Operation Transformation
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Leo Varadkar appears on Operation Transformation

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:06 PM 22,391 Views 62 Comments

The health minister is a keen runner.

Eat whatever you want and lose weight*
# The Time Diet
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# The Time Diet

Eat whatever you want and lose weight*

Dec 23rd 2014, 10:00 AM 19,510 Views 19 Comments

*As long as you eat it in a 9 to 12 hour window and you’re a mouse.

1.8 million Irish adults could be at risk of dying 8 years before their time
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1.8 million Irish adults could be at risk of dying 8 years before their time

Dec 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,469 Views 44 Comments

Obesity could also lead to a person losing as much as 19 years of healthy living.

'The bath cracked under my weight': The motivation to lose 20 stone in just three years
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# Slimming World

'The bath cracked under my weight': The motivation to lose 20 stone in just three years

Nov 11th 2014, 9:58 PM 27,642 Views 28 Comments

Bríanán McEnteggart was named Slimming World’s Woman of the Year today.

Guy loses 9 stone, surprises his parents with his weight loss
# Fighting Fit
# Fighting Fit

Guy loses 9 stone, surprises his parents with his weight loss

Aug 6th 2014, 10:00 PM 9,018 Views 3 Comments

Hmmm, there’s something different about you.

Weird Wide Web: A Facebook experiment, a Lindsay Lohan lawsuit and a dog weight loss app
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: A Facebook experiment, a Lindsay Lohan lawsuit and a dog weight loss app

Jul 6th 2014, 11:30 AM 12,698 Views 3 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

This is an actual news headline that was published today
# Breaking
# Breaking

This is an actual news headline that was published today

Jun 4th 2014, 5:17 PM 3,673 Views 4 Comments

Shocking revelations.

Confirmed: Diet soft drinks do actually help people lose weight
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# Shape Up

Confirmed: Diet soft drinks do actually help people lose weight

May 27th 2014, 7:15 AM 16,180 Views 77 Comments

Participants in a recent study who drank the diet beverages actually lost weight than those drinking water who were on the same diet and exercise plan.

Opinion: I had to drop out of Gaelic football training. Why? Because I was bulimic
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# Eating Disorder

Opinion: I had to drop out of Gaelic football training. Why? Because I was bulimic

May 10th 2014, 12:01 PM 110 Views 8 Comments

Alexandra Potter said she dreamed of playing for her county like her heroes Bernard Brogan and Stephen Cluxton, but Bulimia Nervosa soon took over.

This is the 'new coffee' that Ireland is becoming obsessed with
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# Matcha

This is the 'new coffee' that Ireland is becoming obsessed with

Apr 27th 2014, 8:31 PM 122,121 Views 81 Comments

Matcha green tea has seen a surge in popularity this year.

What is CrossFit and why can't people stop talking about it?
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From The42
# Fitness

What is CrossFit and why can't people stop talking about it?

Apr 19th 2014, 9:39 AM 10,766 Views 15 Comments

Need a routine to get you fit, strong, fast and lean? This way…

"A real breakthrough": Study finds exercise will effectively fight heart disease in diabetics
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# Diabetes

"A real breakthrough": Study finds exercise will effectively fight heart disease in diabetics

Apr 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 8,427 Views 24 Comments

Doctors previously lacked definitive evidence that such treatment was effective.

Link between anorexia and dental braces needs to be explored - report
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Link between anorexia and dental braces needs to be explored - report

Feb 11th 2014, 6:12 PM 23,529 Views 49 Comments

A study of the condition in an Irish hospital found that it is developing a younger age and becoming more common in males

UK city sending 'motivational' texts to obese citizens
# You Can Do It
# You Can Do It

UK city sending 'motivational' texts to obese citizens

Feb 4th 2014, 5:08 PM 1,912 Views 3 Comments

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

How football clubs helped male footie fans lose weight
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# 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.

Column: Cut the 'fat talk' in front of kids
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: Cut the 'fat talk' in front of kids

Jan 11th 2014, 7:00 PM 1,412 Views 68 Comments

Discussing diets and weight loss resolutions may seem normal during January, but remember that impressionable young minds are taking it all in, writes Laura Larkin.

This video of a woman's first 100 days of exercise will get you off your arse
# 100 Days
# 100 Days

This video of a woman's first 100 days of exercise will get you off your arse

Jan 8th 2014, 8:30 PM 4,664 Views 3 Comments

A bit of inspiration never hurt anyone.

Open thread: What are your new year's resolutions for 2014?
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# New Year

Open thread: What are your new year's resolutions for 2014?

Jan 1st 2014, 12:01 AM 15,732 Views 143 Comments

Will it be one of the classics or have you got something more unusual planned for next year?

Supplements used in weight loss and bodybuilding linked to death in US
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# Warning

Supplements used in weight loss and bodybuilding linked to death in US

Nov 13th 2013, 7:11 PM 12,378 Views 43 Comments

Consumers are being warned not to take products in the OxyELITE range.

Concern over teen 'thigh gap' weight loss obsession
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# Body Image

Concern over teen 'thigh gap' weight loss obsession

Oct 6th 2013, 8:30 PM 41,179 Views 64 Comments

Psychologists and sociologists warn that ‘pipe dream’ of particular body shape a danger to teenage girls.

Pills, liquids and creams among 750,000 doses of illegal medicines seized last year
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# Illegal Medicine

Pills, liquids and creams among 750,000 doses of illegal medicines seized last year

Sep 16th 2013, 12:16 PM 6,594 Views 50 Comments

The Irish Medicines Board said sedatives, weight loss pills and erectile dysfunction drugs were the most detained items as they warn against online purchasing.

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

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

Jul 22nd 2013, 2:30 PM 14,571 Views 40 Comments

Where can we sign up?

Weird Wide Web: Fat avatars, terminator vision and teaching you how to relax
# Week In Web
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Fat avatars, terminator vision and teaching you how to relax

Jul 7th 2013, 11:00 AM 5,049 Views 3 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

New Jersey governor Chris Christie reveals he had gastric band surgery
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# Gastric Band

New Jersey governor Chris Christie reveals he had gastric band surgery

May 7th 2013, 3:16 PM 13,051 Views 72 Comments

The Republican governor, tipped to run for the White House, insisted the measure was about ensuring he was there for his family in the future.

The chubby jogger from Nike's Olympics ad has lost a lot of weight
# Olympics
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# Olympics

The chubby jogger from Nike's Olympics ad has lost a lot of weight

May 5th 2013, 7:34 AM 3,978 Views 6 Comments

Keep on trucking, dude.

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8 New Year's resolutions and 6 tips on sticking to them

Jan 1st 2013, 10:15 AM 13,320 Views 12 Comments

What are you promising to change, learn or do better in 2013?

Brazil's Ronaldo loses 17 kilos in reality show
# Getting Fit
From The42
# Getting Fit

Brazil's Ronaldo loses 17 kilos in reality show

Dec 17th 2012, 3:41 PM 3,933 Views 3 Comments

“Il Fenomeno” has gone from a 42-inch waist to 37 inches as part of a Brazilian reality TV show.

9 dieting gimmicks you should stop wasting money on
# Health
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# Health

9 dieting gimmicks you should stop wasting money on

Dec 9th 2012, 12:00 PM 17,887 Views 53 Comments

No, really, put down those toning shoes.

20 'superfoods' that everyone went bonkers over
# Good For You
# Good For You

20 'superfoods' that everyone went bonkers over

Jul 14th 2012, 1:00 PM 22,222 Views 10 Comments

From fruits and nuts to grains and seaweed, what benefits do these so called superfoods have to offer?

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

Clinics told to stop advertising 'weight loss' fertility drug

Jun 12th 2012, 3:31 PM 6,017 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.

Column: Ireland needs to ditch dieting because it isn't working. Here's why.
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Column: Ireland needs to ditch dieting because it isn't working. Here's why.

Jun 1st 2012, 7:00 AM 134 Views 38 Comments

Kids across the country are seeing their parents spending time, energy and money on yo-yo diets and gimmicks. This isn’t good for them, writes Deirdre Cowman.

Pharmacists dispute health warnings over meal replacement products
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Pharmacists dispute health warnings over meal replacement products

Mar 27th 2012, 11:40 AM 4,170 Views 15 Comments

The Irish Pharmacy Union has disputed claims that over-the-counter meal replacement products can encouarge “a cycle of failure” in people attempting to manage their weight.

TD calls for debate on blocking eating disorder websites
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# Anorexia

TD calls for debate on blocking eating disorder websites

Feb 24th 2012, 5:16 PM 3,951 Views 42 Comments

Sites featuring images of underweight models and ‘The Thin Commandments’ are putting vulnerable people in danger, Mary Mitchell O’Connor said.

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

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

Feb 21st 2012, 9:53 AM 5,282 Views 15 Comments

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 15th 2012, 11:00 AM 53 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Consumers warned against buying illegal diet pills online
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# Online Drugs

Consumers warned against buying illegal diet pills online

Jan 4th 2012, 6:16 PM 8,501 Views 19 Comments

The Irish Medicines Board has warned that seemingly ‘safe’ slimming products bought online can contain Sibutramine – a substance linked to heart attacks and strokes that has been and withdrawn from the worldwide market.