Kids Size Me

The Nutrition and Health Foundation and the Restaurants Association of Ireland have launched a new initiative called ‘Kids Size me’. The initiative aims to ensure children have access to healthier foo...

27/07/2011   by Christine Connolly  

National Diet and Nutrition Survey: headline results of the rolling programme 2008/9 – 2009/10

Findings for the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) headline results from years 1 and 2 combined (2008/09 – 2009/10) have been published. The findings show that the overall picture of the diet.

27/07/2011   by Christine Connolly  

Global Update on Nutrition Labelling

The European Food Information Council and food organisations worldwide have produced a ‘Global Update on Nutrition labelling’ which provides a comprehensive overview of the state of play on nutrition labelling.

26/07/2011   by Christine Connolly  

Link Between Overweight and Risk of Breast Cancer

Cancer Research UK have reported on the findings of new research published in the British Journal of Cancer which found that increasing weight is the biggest factor affecting the level of sex hormones that increase breast cancer risk in post-menopausal women.

20/07/2011   by Christine Connolly  

Long Term Consequences of Early Fruit and Vegetable Feeding Practices

Many media sources have reported today on research which looked at the long term consequences of early fruit and vegetable feeding practices in the UK.

20/07/2011   by Christine Connolly  

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