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

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

Jul 7th 2014, 10:00 PM 14,685 Views 0 Comments

#mybeautifulbody

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

Bad heartburn? You might have Barrett's Oesophagus

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 22,876 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2014, 6:45 AM 10,887 Views 33 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2014, 2:09 PM 30,532 Views 65 Comments

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

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

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

May 14th 2014, 2:15 PM 6,932 Views 10 Comments

Whatever you think of it.

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

This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable
# OMG
# OMG

This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable

Mar 26th 2014, 10:19 AM 57,806 Views 43 Comments

Cannot be unseen.

Column: Fat isn’t funny anymore – not when it’s costing the country almost €4bn a year
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# 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 124 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 …

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

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

Feb 10th 2014, 7:35 PM 7,734 Views 15 Comments

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

UK city sending 'motivational' texts to obese citizens
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# 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.

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

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

Jan 9th 2014, 11:57 AM 11,140 Views 3 Comments

We’re not bothered, really.

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

Apple unveils new Macs and thinner iPad Air
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# 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?
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Poll: Does the Minister for Health's weight matter?

Oct 22nd 2013, 10:22 AM 19,608 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?

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

Oct 21st 2013, 2:03 PM 9,233 Views 76 Comments

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

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

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

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

Sep 29th 2013, 5:00 PM 34,302 Views 44 Comments

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

16-stone burglar arrested after falling through roof
# Sinking Feeling
# Sinking Feeling

16-stone burglar arrested after falling through roof

Sep 23rd 2013, 9:54 AM 2,056 Views 1 Comment

He plunged through the ceiling into an an apartment below.

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

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

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?

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

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

Jun 3rd 2013, 6:30 PM 22,474 Views 44 Comments

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

How poor countries are now facing obesity epidemics
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# 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.

The Evening Fix... now with added Sinéad O'Connor puppet
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# 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
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# Pay Per Pound

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

Apr 2nd 2013, 1:09 PM 29,978 Views 129 Comments

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

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

Parents misjudging their children's weight, report shows

Feb 12th 2013, 2:51 PM 8,397 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.

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

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

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

Jan 2nd 2013, 9:56 AM 12,684 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Obesity time bomb? It has already exploded, says expert

Nov 12th 2012, 3:48 PM 11,192 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.

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

Key to healthy pregnancy weight gain? Low-GI foods

Sep 11th 2012, 3:13 PM 6,407 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.

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

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

Aug 16th 2012, 1:44 PM 3,377 Views 3 Comments

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

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

These are the surprising things that can help you live longer

Jul 15th 2012, 8:00 AM 11,796 Views 45 Comments

Here’s what the scientists say…

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

Teen girls on pill at risk of high blood pressure

Jul 12th 2012, 5:58 PM 4,683 Views 21 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 2nd 2012, 7:00 AM 132 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?

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 6,015 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.

Business advice from Bill Cullen: lose weight
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# Positivity

Business advice from Bill Cullen: lose weight

Apr 20th 2012, 2:22 PM 10,427 Views 52 Comments

Lose a couple of stone and you might make money.

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

Plans to weigh children as they start school

Apr 14th 2012, 10:34 AM 4,611 Views 54 Comments

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

New more palatable diet pill could be on the way
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# 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.

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

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

Dec 2nd 2011, 8:55 AM 1,936 Views 20 Comments

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