Reducing the price of fruit and vegetables increases intake

The cost of fruit and vegetables can be a large proportion of a weekly household budget. For many people, this prevents their purchase and therefore consumption.

18/09/2017   by Sarah Cassidy  

Eating more wholegrains reduces risk of colorectal cancer

A new report released by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has found that eating 90g of wholegrains a day reduces the risk of colorectal cancer by 17%.

14/09/2017   by Anne Parle  

One in eight older adults in Ireland are vitamin D deficient

Researchers have found that one in eight adults over 50 in the Republic of Ireland are Vitamin D deficient. The research was carried out by researchers from TILDA, The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing.

12/09/2017   by Anne Parle  

Are carbohydrates and fats bad for your health?

The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study assessed the relationship between carbohydrates, fat and protein, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality. 

31/08/2017   by Anne Parle  

Consistency of weight loss may be linked to long-term sustainability

A new study published in the journal Obesity suggests that losing a consistent amount of weight each week is linked with long-term maintenance of weight loss.

29/08/2017   by Anne Parle  

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