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# Weight Loss

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Criticism as Dept of Health spends €230k sponsoring Operation Transformation series
RTÉ’s Operation Transformation criticised over 'dieting culture' ahead of its return tonight
Two food businesses ordered to close in January, including one selling dangerous weight loss product
Breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day after all
Poll: Do you think before-and-after weight loss pictures can be harmful?
This Spanish town is trying to shed 100,000 kilos by 2020
Klopp: I'm sure Carragher needs to lose a bit of weight, not Van Dijk
'I went from dad bod to six-pack in eight months because of a promise I made myself as a child'
Kevin O'Connor
Ireland is carrying out less than one weight loss surgery a week
6 key steps for dropping body fat
Gastric bypass surgery helps obese teens keep weight off but can lead to more surgery
Ad for slimming tablets banned after complaint it showed women who were too thin
'I didn't wake up fat. The weight just crept on over the years'
Jules Coll
This Irish blogger's 'honest' bikini selfie is inspiring loads of people on Instagram
"I'm still falling, still hating myself, still regretting that I let it all come to this"
Jessica Spencer
PE to become Leaving Cert subject under new plan to tackle obesity in Ireland
This Irish blogger lost a whopping 17 pounds in one week
'Don't give up just because Operation Transformation is over'
Alan Mullen
Here’s how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders have lost
I'm going to reach my 16 stone goal. Not by being lazy, but with hard work and dedication
Alan Mullen
'This is a big week for me. I've finally hit the 19 stone mark'
Alan Mullen
Overweight people should pay more tax. Others can't pay for our folly
Aaron McKenna
'I know I still have a lot of weight to lose, but I'm mentally determined to do it for myself'
Alan Mullen
'Looking back at how much weight I've lost, it makes me realise that you really can achieve your goals'
Alan Mullen
Operation Transformation leader withdraws from the show due to health reasons
What a transformation - this 29-year-old has lost almost nine stone in 10 months
'After training and a strict diet this week, I am three pounds off the two stone mark'
Alan Mullen
'I weighed a colossal 27 stone aged 21. I was one of the fattest people ever on RTE's Operation Transformation'
Alan Mullen
You can go 'on the dry' this January and help more than just your health
Operation Transformation picks its first leaders for new series
Sick of dieting? New study finds low-fat food might not actually help you lose weight
'World's fattest woman' loses 32 stone, buys her first bikini
Everyone's talking about how 'teatox' makes you poo like crazy
This guy’s touching guide to losing weight has gone ridiculously viral
These women are staring at the sun as an aid to weight loss
Women in Hong Kong are staring at the sun to try and lose weight
This woman was accused of 'faking' her weight loss photos - her response is going viral
Do you suffer with polycystic ovary syndrome? New research hopes to help you
A study which claimed eating chocolate helps you lose weight was an elaborate hoax
Do you need to shed a few kilos before the holidays? Then step this way