Taxation on red and processed meat

Research released by University of Oxford suggests placing a tax on red and processed meat, similar to that placed on sugary drinks, with the intention to reduce the negative impacts that consumption of these products can have on health.

08/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Ultra-processed foods and cancer. Is there a link?

Last week a study published in the British Medical Journal has been receiving a lot of media attention. The study suggested that there is a link between consumption of highly processed foods and cancer.

19/02/2018   by Anne Parle  

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  

Over 300 deaths from cancer attributable to overweight and obesity each year

A new study, published in the Irish Medical Journal has found that on average 310 cancer deaths each year are attributable to excess body weight.

26/09/2017   by Anne Parle  

Eating more wholegrains reduces risk of colorectal cancer

A new report released by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has found that eating 90g of wholegrains a day reduces the risk of colorectal cancer by 17%.

14/09/2017   by Anne Parle  

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