Lifestyle

Nike’s plus size mannequin sparks obesity debate

June 20, 2019

Some people have defended Nike on Twitter saying that what is more harmful to women’s health is the size eight mannequins and that they create issues surrounding the “perfect woman” and increase the number of eating disorders diagnosed.

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Opinion

When did obesity become okay?

April 2, 2014

Is it really ok for companies to encourage overweight people to love their bodies? Theresa Newman doesn’t think so.

Lifestyle

#Fitspiration, time to tone it down

November 6, 2013

It’s imperative to be fit and healthy, but has the rise of social media’s glorification of #fitspiration taken things to far? Suzanne Cooper investigates.

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Lifestyle

Obesity In Ireland

February 6, 2013

Eating a late lunch can lead to obesity, according to a recent study carried out by researchers in Boston. Over 420 overweight people followed a 20 week weight-loss programme for the study. Results indicate that those