Overweight and obesity in fathers-to-be

A new study which measured the BMI and body composition of fathers-to-be in a maternity hospital in Ireland found that of the 167 fathers-to-be in the survey two out of three were overweight or obese....

22/08/2011   by Christine Connolly  

Effect of television viewing on life expectancy

A new study has estimated the impact of watching TV on life expectancy. Researchers used data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study and mode...

19/08/2011   by Christine Connolly  

Comparison in body composition of pregnant Irish and Indian women

A new study published in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology compared body composition in early pregnancy between Caucasian Irish and Indian women.

19/08/2011   by Christine Connolly  

Hidden vegetables in meals reduce energy intake and increase vegetable consumption

A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition looked at whether the calorie intake of individuals could be reduced by replacing some foods in a meal with hidden pureed vegetables.

10/08/2011   by Christine Connolly  

Body weight and eating habits in 5-12 year old Irish Children - The National Children’s Food Survey

The National Children’s Food Survey (NCFS) was carried out by nutritional scientists at University College Cork and University College Dublin (www.iuna.net) in 2005. Following the launch of the prelim...

05/08/2011   by Christine Connolly  

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