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

Growing up in Ireland national longitudinal study

New data has been published today from Growing up in Ireland, a national longitudinal study of children in Ireland.

08/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Marketing of foods high in fat, sugar and/or salt to children in Europe

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released an evaluation of the implementation of recommendation for the marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children within the European Region.

 

17/10/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

An end to smoothies and fruit juices in school canteens is on the cards as part of a campaign to tac

The Scottish government announced last week a new strategy to lower sugar limits in schools by tackling fruit juices and smoothies in school canteens. This measure may eventually affect yoghurts and some breakfast cereals.

18/06/2018   by Sarah Cassidy  

Children sedentary for more than 60% of their waking hours

New findings from the Cork Children’s Lifestyle Study (CCLaS) reveal that children are sedentary for more than 60% of their waking hours. The CCLaS Study is a study of school children aged 8 to 11 years old living in Cork city and Mitchelstown. Children wore accelerometers for 7-days to measure activity levels.

10/04/2018   by Anne Parle  

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