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  

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  

Health Inequalities Report 2018

The Department of Health in Northern Ireland (NI) have published the “Health Inequalities – Annual Report 2018”. The report examines the health inequality gaps between those in the most and least deprived areas in NI. The report looks at inequality gaps across a number of different health indicators including diet.

13/03/2018   by Anne Parle  

Family meals and children's health

Obesity Reviews have published the results of a meta-analysis which investigates the relationship between the frequency of family meals and nutritional health in children.

05/02/2018   by Sarah Cassidy  

Dietary fibre in Europe

A review of dietary fibre in Europe and its relationship to health has been published online in the Journal Nutrition Research Reviews. It involved researchers from academia and the food industry. 

05/12/2017   by Anne Parle  

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