‘Lifeskills’ Survey of schools in Ireland

While most post-primary schools have a healthy eating policy, the availability of ‘junk food’ remains a challenge, as does the level of physical education.

12/02/2014   by Laura Keaver  

Too much sugar can lead to heart disease

Researchers from the U.S. have found that people who consume higher levels of added sugar are at increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease.

07/02/2014   by Laura Keaver  

Nutritional quality of the school day diet in Irish Children

Research from Ireland has shown that food eaten in schools by children were higher in added sugar and lower in dietary fibre than food consumed before or after school.

07/02/2014   by Laura Keaver  

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