Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 12 minutes.Keep whisked eggs in a bowl at room temperature. Heat oil over medium-high heat and sauté onion for 2 minutes, or until softened. Reduce heat to medium-low.
This chapter presents the Government’s commitment to preventing overweight and obesity, specifically the Ten Steps Forward that will be taken to this end. Recognising that the solutions require action across a range of sectors and at different levels.
The Department of Health will develop appropriate legislation as required and liaise with other departments on relevant legislation. Resources The Obesity Policy and Action Plan will identify the priorities for the health system on the measures necessary to tackle obesity.
Tackling overweight and obesity requires multi-agency, multilevel and coordinated approaches. Comprehensive and wide-ranging actions are needed to support a suite of interventions, acting at different levels, engaging all stakeholders and focused on reducing inequalities between different population groups.
This consultation was held with healthcare providers, including representatives from key clinical areas, healthcare providers involved in the primary, secondary and tertiary care of adult and child patients, and major healthcare providers who work independently of the Health Service Executive (HSE).
Obesity is a key risk factor for chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, arthritis and may impact on mental health. Adults, children, and younger people can be at risk. Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980.