Confessions of a (minor) phone addict

In an ever changing world, children’s phone and screen usage can be a worry. As a parent, I’m not alone in saying that I worry about how this impacts on my child’s sleep, the amount of physical activity she gets, her mental health and her relationship with me.

05/09/2018   by Aileen McGloin  

Six steps for lunchbox success

Busy and oft frazzled mum of two, Lillian Murphy says her little ones have as little as five minutes to eat their thoughtfully prepared lunch so she has come some handy tricks to ensure lunches are eaten.

16/08/2018   by Lillian Murphy  

Let’s drink to a less sugary future

After much debate over the last few years the tax on sugary drinks available in our shops has been introduced both in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. It’s a measure that we welcome at safefood. From now on any sugar sweetened drink with 5g added sugar per 100ml is subject to tax.

03/05/2018   by Marian O’Reilly  

Study snacks

The wrong food choices often have negative impacts on your concentration and abilities leaving you feeling sluggish, jittery and burnt out.

02/05/2018   by Lilian Chan  

Treat wise

As a 16 year old I find that it’s not my parents who give me treat foods anymore, I buy them for myself. However, we are only responsible for ourselves and this can empower us to make the healthier choice and reduce our fat, sugar and salt intake.

02/05/2018   by Keavy Duggan