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In treating obesity, have we got it all wrong?

Canadian obesity expert Dr Maurice Larocque says the latest research shows why current treatments in obesity are failing, and that a totally different approach needs to be taken for the overweight and obese.

Mayo Healthy Living Month

This week Claire Kerins, Croí cardiac dietician shares some secrets on how to lose weight the healthy way

Slender rounds up couch potatoes in Ballina

Leading natural slimming supplement Slender attracted couch potatoes from all over Co Mayo last week and put the spotlight on stress snacking at an event in Molloy’s Pharmacy in Bunree, Ballina, Co Mayo.

Two in three Irish adults are overweight

New research announced by safefood today revealed that despite two out of three adults on the island of Ireland being overweight, only 40 per cent of adults now classify themselves as such. This indicates that thousands of Irish men and women are still failing to recognise that they themselves are overweight, and are putting their health at increased risk of Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. The research was conducted as part of safefood’s ongoing Stop the Spread campaign to tackle overweight and obesity.

Irish Heart Foundation urges the people of Ireland to improve their health

A new report published by the European Heart Network entitled'Diet, Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Europe gives a strong indication that the current dietary consumption and very low levels of physical activity cannot continue, as this is causing an increase in coronary heart disease and stroke across Europe.

Losing weight as a New Year’s resolution

With the New Year in full swing now, many of you will have already decided on your new year’s resolution. For those of you who are determined to lose weight this year - you are not alone, as a whopping one in three people will look to select this as one of their New Years Resolutions. While many will decide on committing to annual gym memberships, there will also be many that will look at Xipisan™ as a convenient solution to losing weight naturally.

Have you overindulged on holiday?

The latest research from probiotic experts, Yakult, reveals that Connacht people are feeling grossly overweight, with overindulgence on holiday being one of the main culprits of weight-gain. The research was commissioned to mark the beginning of Gut Week 2010 which runs from August 23 to 29.

LighterLife comes to Athlone

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Residents of Athlone need wait no longer, as LighterLife has reached your town! LighterLife weight management counsellor Katrina Jones is thrilled to bring this unique weight loss and weight management programme to the area. After the great success of her LighterLife group in Portlaoise, where she helped locals shed an incredible 152 stone, Katrina is very excited about helping the men and women of Athlone achieve their weight loss goals.

Youth obesity being tackled

The National Youth Council of Ireland and the Irish Heart Foundation are unveiling a new resource entitled Healthy Eating Active Living to tackle the escalating problems of poor nutrition and declining levels of physical activity among Irish teenagers.

Prevention needed for childhood obesity

There are plenty of statistics available that prove child obesity in Ireland has reached epidemic levels. Current figures show that 300,000 children are overweight or obese in Ireland with the number set to grow by 10,000 every year. The Growing up in Ireland 2009 study found one in four nine-year-olds are overweight or obese. Obesity is preventable; the focus now needs to be on prevention and early intervention.


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