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

Nov 10th 2011, 11:52 AM 1,774 Views 99 Comments

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

Singer Jennifer Hudson to open weight loss centre
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# 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.

Babies of overweight mothers 'get fatter in the womb' - study
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# 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 management chain opening four new clinics as obesity 'spirals'
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# Weight Management

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

Aug 21st 2011, 2:38 PM 1,494 Views 18 Comments

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

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

May 10th 2011, 11:41 AM 2,952 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.

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

May 9th 2011, 4:48 PM 755 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 1st 2011, 4:29 PM 1,371 Views 0 Comments

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.