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From TheJournal.ie This Spanish town is trying to shed 100,000 kilos by 2020 Naron

This Spanish town is trying to shed 100,000 kilos by 2020

Gone are bacon and fried calamari from the diets of thousands of residents in Naron.

From The42 'He's the one that should answer questions': Woodley unfazed by Darren Till's weight cut UFC 228

'He's the one that should answer questions': Woodley unfazed by Darren Till's weight cut

Woodley puts his UFC title on the line again on Saturday night.

From TheJournal.ie Almost a quarter of the world will be obese by 2045 researchers warn Heavy Warning

Almost a quarter of the world will be obese by 2045 researchers warn

One in eight people, up from one in 11, will have type 2 diabetes.

Ed Sheeran spoke out about pressures he felt to lose weight early in his career

He said being in the public eye was tricky.

From TheJournal.ie In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10 Global Problem

In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10

Rates of child and adolescent obesity are highest (over 30%) in some islands in Polynesia.

From TheJournal.ie 'I felt humbled': Dr Eva on what changed her mind about healthy eating Health Divide

'I felt humbled': Dr Eva on what changed her mind about healthy eating

The doctor and weight management specialist discovered the health divide in Ireland while filming a new documentary.

From TheJournal.ie A lot more people are getting a brown bin for recycling Recycling Ramp Up

A lot more people are getting a brown bin for recycling

The mandatory pay-by-weight scheme is to be scrapped.

From TheJournal.ie Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight Heart Disease

Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight

A study carried out over 11 years found patients with a healthy weight were almost twice as likely to die in hospital compared to people who were obese or overweight.

From TheJournal.ie There may not be such thing as a "healthy obese" Research

There may not be such thing as a "healthy obese"

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, affecting approximately 600 million people worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight Suspended

Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight

The women have been told they “can work in production during the period they need to lose weight”.

From TheJournal.ie Children of women who gain excess weight during pregnancy are more likely to be obese Pregnancy
From TheJournal.ie Creche owner starts campaign to make Irish schools 'sweets free zones' Sweets Out For School

Creche owner starts campaign to make Irish schools 'sweets free zones'

Kate Guerin said she is concerned that children are given too many treats in school.

From TheJournal.ie Latest research shows Ireland's obesity problem is only getting worse Weighty Issue

Latest research shows Ireland's obesity problem is only getting worse

A new study from The Lancet said that this will occur by 2025. Men in Ireland have the highest BMI in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Look at these microbots pulling a car all by themselves Tug Of War

Look at these microbots pulling a car all by themselves

Each one weighs 100 grams and can pull objects over 2,000 times its own weight.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a big week for me. I've finally hit the 19 stone mark' Opinion This post contains images

'This is a big week for me. I've finally hit the 19 stone mark'

Last year’s Operation Transformation leader, Alan Mullen, explains why this week was a milestone for him.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you put on weight when you go on holidays? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you put on weight when you go on holidays?

Let’s be honest now.

From TheJournal.ie Your holidays can make you put on weight Holiday Weight

Your holidays can make you put on weight

Because you eat and drink more. Obviously.

From TheJournal.ie 'I know I still have a lot of weight to lose, but I'm mentally determined to do it for myself' Opinion This post contains images

'I know I still have a lot of weight to lose, but I'm mentally determined to do it for myself'

When I applied for Operation Transformation I knew what I was getting myself into, writes Alan Mullen.

From TheJournal.ie 'Looking back at how much weight I've lost, it makes me realise that you really can achieve your goals' Opinion This post contains images

'Looking back at how much weight I've lost, it makes me realise that you really can achieve your goals'

Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. In week three he tells us how he is staying on track.

From TheJournal.ie A heavy waiter could make you order extra food Weight-er

A heavy waiter could make you order extra food

A new study suggests that diners take social cues from their servers.

From TheJournal.ie Men looking to have children should start losing weight Eating For Two

Men looking to have children should start losing weight

Sperm carries information about a father’s weight.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why we need to stop fat-shaming Opinion

Here's why we need to stop fat-shaming

Making individuals feel guilty and inadequate for their inability to control their weight will only make matters worse, writes Maeve Halpin.

From TheJournal.ie Oranges could be as good for overweight people's hearts as exercise Orange You Surprised

Oranges could be as good for overweight people's hearts as exercise

According to new research, anyway.

Women in Hong Kong are staring at the sun to try and lose weight

Women in Hong Kong are staring at the sun to try and lose weight

Well, we’ve heard it all now.

Look at the excellent card this guy's friends got him to celebrate his massive weight loss

Redefining the meaning of “sorry for your loss”.

From TheJournal.ie This 40-stone man is biking across America to lose weight and win back his wife Inspirational

This 40-stone man is biking across America to lose weight and win back his wife

Eric Hites says he “has to show her and the world” what he can do.

This woman was accused of 'faking' her weight loss photos - her response is going viral

“Every 5am start, every single workout, tear, crying fit – it’s all been worth it.”

From TheJournal.ie Politician tells journalist to 'f*** off' after being asked how much she weighs Not Impressed

Politician tells journalist to 'f*** off' after being asked how much she weighs

Liz Kendall has described the question as ‘unbelievable’.

From TheJournal.ie Singer Jamelia says shops shouldn't stock clothes for obese people

Singer Jamelia says shops shouldn't stock clothes for obese people

She has made some people very upset with her comments.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders lost Exercise This post contains images

Here's how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders lost

It’s a combined total of almost 10 stone.

From The42 Ronaldo needs to lose ten kilos before he can play for his new American team Spring Training

Ronaldo needs to lose ten kilos before he can play for his new American team

The 38-year-old striker wants to make a comeback with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

Here's why overweight people are sharing doctor stories on Twitter

An article in the British Medical Journal has kicked off a massive discussion on the way doctors treat fat people.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar appears on Operation Transformation Weight Loss

Leo Varadkar appears on Operation Transformation

The health minister is a keen runner.

You need to hear presenter Jameela Jamil's amazing speech on body confidence

“I cannot or will not be pressured to believe that I owe it to anybody to be a particular shape or size.”

Katie Hopkins is putting on three stone 'to prove she's right on fatties'

Inevitably, it’s all for a new TV show.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers In Numbers

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers

Plus: At what age do people begin to feel most confident about their looks?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you feel that your weight is healthy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel that your weight is healthy?

A new study shows that 80% of Ireland’s over-50s are overweight.

From TheJournal.ie 80% of Irish over 50s are overweight Obesity

80% of Irish over 50s are overweight

The study, led by Trinity College, found that Irish men are on par with Americans when it comes to obesity.

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