Planetary health diet

The EAT Lancet commission released findings from a study which proposes a “planetary health diet”, i.e. a diet best for human health and the planet.

17/01/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

Families spending more on treat foods than on fruits and vegetables

Research from safefood has found that families in Northern Ireland are spending more on treat foods than on fruit and vegetables.

24/04/2018   by Anne Parle  

Health in Europe 2016

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development have published the fourth edition of their report entitled "Health at a Glance: Europe 2016". The report examines the key health indicators and health systems in European Union (EU) countries. 

07/12/2017   by Anne Parle  

Poor diet linked to one in five deaths

Last week the Lancet published a series of papers using data from the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD). The GBD study collects data in 195 countries worldwide including the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

11/10/2017   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  

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