IRELAND PUTS ON A STONE IN 10YRS.THE average person in Ireland is a stone heavier than 10 years ago.
A new report shows that it won't be long until Irish people This is a list of famous Irish people.
And people here are at least a centimetre taller than they were a decade ago.
The report reveals Northern Ireland Northern Ireland: see Ireland, Northern.
Part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland occupying the northeastern portion of the island of Ireland. Area: 5,461 sq mi (14,144 sq km). Population (2001): 1,685,267. and the Republic are on the brink of an obesity epidemic.
Men and women are gaining more than half a kilo Thousand (10 to the 3rd power). Abbreviated "K." For technical specifications, it refers to the precise value 1,024 since computer specifications are based on binary numbers. For example, 64K means 65,536 bytes when referring to memory or storage (64x1024), but a 64K salary means $64,000. a year - that's a gram a day.
Professor Mike Gibney, one of the experts behind the report, said: "The number of people who are clinically obese in Ireland has increased from 11 per cent in 1990 to 18 per cent now."
He blames laziness and lack of exercise for the epidemic.
Almost 1,400 people between 18 and 64, were quizzed in the two-year survey of diets and lifestyle.
Scientists from the University of Ulster at Coleraine The University of Ulster at Coleraine (UUC; Irish: Ollscoil Uladh ag Cúil Raithin) is the Coleraine campus of the University of Ulster. It houses the administration headquarters of the University and is the most traditional in outlook, with a focus on science and the joined with experts at Trinity College Trinity College, Ireland: see Dublin, Univ. of.
Private liberal arts college in Hartford, Conn., founded in 1823. It is historically affiliated with the Episcopal church, though its curriculum is nonsectarian. Dublin and University College Cork to collect the information.
Between 1987 and 1997, Americans gained on average 8lbs each, while Irish people are gained more than 12lbs.
The study reveals that more men are overweight than women.