Age, Income and Food in Ireland

The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) has published a report “Age, Income and Food in Ireland” which examines the demographic and socio-economic influences on food expenditure in older populations in Northern Ireland (NI) and the Republic of Ireland (ROI).

27/02/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

Physical Activity and Nutrition Intervention Tool

A new all-Ireland web tool, the PANI (Physical Activity and Nutrition Intervention) tool, has been made available on the Health Well website.

27/02/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

WHICH? survey of breakfast cereals

WHICH? have published the results of a survey of breakfast cereals. They found that 32 out of 50 cereals were high in sugar. In only two cases this was due to the fruit they contained; for the rest it was added sugar.

16/02/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

Plate size and colour help reduce servings

New research has shown that plate size and colour effect people’s eating behaviours. Researchers found that the larger the plate the bigger the portion size.

16/02/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

National Household Survey

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) have published findings of a survey examining consumer responses to the economic downturn. The research conducted as part of the CSO’s Quarterly National Household Survey was designed to assess at a high level how households have reacted to the recession.

16/02/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

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