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# Obesity

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'It's not an easy way out': Is surgery the way to help solve Ireland's obesity crisis?
Children are spending longer in front of a screen and it's putting their health at risk
Gastric bypass surgery helps obese teens keep weight off but can lead to more surgery
Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight
The new food pyramid: More fruit and veg, fewer carbohydrates (and no white bread)
A snapshot of Irish health: Over half of us are overweight (and a lot of us binge drink)
Wicklow has banned fast-food chains being built within 400m of schools
Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax
'Alarming results': Unfit Dublin teens show risk of heart disease similar to 55 or 60-year-olds
Government to target sugar, salt, fat and big portion sizes in fight against obesity
Poll: Would you be happy to pay a sugar tax to help fight obesity?
Your immune system might be making you fat, major new Irish research suggests
The average commuter adds 800 calories a week to their diet, a new report has found
There may not be such thing as a "healthy obese"
Varadkar says state will fight legal challenges to sugar tax
Children are drinking too many sports drinks
Irish children are being deliberately targeted on Facebook by "junk food companies"
PE to become Leaving Cert subject under new plan to tackle obesity in Ireland
Children of women who gain excess weight during pregnancy are more likely to be obese
Study follows aftermath of The Biggest Loser - shows incredible difficulty contestants have in keeping weight off
Creche owner starts campaign to make Irish schools 'sweets free zones'
'I don't need to be elected but I got into politics to make a difference to our children's health'
Poll: Should there be a Food Minister to tackle obesity?
FactCheck: Is Ireland really one of the world's most obese countries?
'The sad thing is that when it comes to obesity, we’re creators of our own downfall'
Men looking to have children should start losing weight
Here's why we need to stop fat-shaming
Maeve Halpin
Ireland found to be the second least ignorant nation... beaten out by these guys
Ireland is on track to become the most obese country in Europe - it's time to tax sugar
James Larkin
'World's fattest woman' loses 32 stone, buys her first bikini
Sorry Leo, fizzy drinks won't be taxed
There are just two weight management clinics in Ireland. This is a problem, say doctors
Oranges could be as good for overweight people's hearts as exercise
Scottish people are getting too big to be cremated
Coca Cola gave $1.5 million to scientists who say soft drinks don't cause obesity
Don't worry, Tesco's NOT banning Ribena and Capri-Sun
This 40-stone man is biking across America to lose weight and win back his wife
Ice cream wars and the battle of the childhood bulge
Claire Micks
Should we ban giving away free toys with fast food?
The food sector wants to sell us more for greater profits – but we need to consume less
Ross Golden-Bannon