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Galway is twenty eight kegs lighter thanks to LighterLife

LighterLife’s weight loss and weight management counsellor Adam Butcher has been helping men and women in the Galway area lose weight and keep it off. Over the past 12 months he has helped his clients successfully lose an incredible 249 stone or 3,486lbs — the same weight as 28 kegs of Guinness.

Plus size school uniforms reflect loss of healthy cooking skills

News that Marks & Spencer is introducing a new line of plus size uniforms for national school children has generated considerable concern among health experts. The outside clothing range includes some 23 inch waisted trousers that should fit children aged eight but are now being tailored for children as young as pre-school.

Plus size school uniforms reflect loss of healthy cooking skills

News in this week that Marks & Spencer is introducing a new line of plus size uniforms for national school children has generated considerable concern among health experts. The outside clothing range includes some 23 inch waisted trousers that should fit children aged eight but are now being tailored for children as young as pre-school.

Quarter of weekly shop is junk food

New research issued from weight-loss and weight-management specialists LighterLife shows that people in Ireland are spending over a quarter of their weekly supermarket shop on junk food.

FAI boss John Delaney gives Westmeath soccer thumbs up

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The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) paid Westmeath the ultimate compliment when it sent its CEO John Delaney to the county council’s monthly meeting last Monday to update the members on the state of soccer in the county at the moment.

Only the Power Plate shifts weight

Summer is here and the time has come to bare more flesh. So rather than hide under loose fitting clothes this summer why not feel proud to show off your body.

Westmeath farmer honoured at Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards

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Westmeath dairy farmer, Noel Martin, has won one of the premier awards in the Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards. Noel and his wife Mary, who farm at Fardrum, Athlone, took the award for the highest standards in animal health across the 950 dairy farms supplying Connacht Gold in 2009.

Hypnosis is rising in popularity

An increasing number of people are turning to hypnosis to help them overcome destructive habits and a wide range of other emotional and dysfunctional problems.

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.

Local primary schools to develop mini gardens

All primary schools in the city will receive a garden pack this week containing tools and equipment to develop a mini garden.

 

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