New recommendations for tackling obesity published in the Republic of Ireland

A new Joint Committee on Education and Skills report aimed at countering childhood obesity was released this month.

18/07/2018   by Sinead Hurley  

Reducing portion size, packaging and tableware shown to reduce the amount we eat.

Prof Theresa Marteau presented findings from The Cochrane Review on portion sizes at safefood’s recent All-island Obesity Action Forum event.

03/07/2018   by Sinead Hurley  

New strategies to halve childhood obesity by 2030

The UK government have announced the second part of their childhood obesity plan which aims to reduce childhood obesity by half by 2030. This follows on from the first part of the childhood obesity: a plan for action published in 2016.

02/07/2018   by Sinead Hurley  

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