Sugar intake in infants, children and adolescents – ESPGHAN guidance

A concise guide was produced by The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) Committee on Nutrition.

03/12/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

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Children, START, Sugar

Health survey Northern Ireland

This week the Department of Health released data from the Health survey Northern Ireland, with data from 2010/11 to 2017/18 on BMI, diet, sexual health, drinking and smoking habits, physical activity and illness.

22/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Report on tackling childhood obesity

The Joint committee on Children and Youth Affairs has released a report on tackling childhood obesity stating 20 recommendations the government should consider.

15/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Northern Ireland consumer perceptions of reformulation of food

A report released by Food Standards Agency (FSA) investigated Northern Ireland consumers’ perceptions of product reformulation and portion size reduction Findings show that consumers are open to reduced-sugar and reduced-fat alternatives as long as the new products match old ones in terms of taste, value and the perceived healthiness or allergy risks posed by replacement ingredients.

15/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Report on determinants of weight gain, overweight and obesity

The World Cancer Research Fund have released a report on the determinants of weight gain, overweight and obesity as part of their Continuous Update Project which has identified 12 cancers causally linked to greater body fatness.

14/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

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