Gut bacteria may play a role in weight regain after dieting

A study, published in Nature suggests that gut bacteria may play a role in weight regain after dieting.

30/11/2016   by Anne Parle  

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Bacteria, Diet, Weight

National Healthy Cities and Counties of Ireland Network

Yesterday the Minister of State for Health Promotion, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, TD, launched the National Healthy Cities and Counties of Ireland Network.

30/11/2016   by Anne Parle  

Sweeteners in diet soft drinks can have a negative effect on weight-loss

A study published in the Journal "Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism" found that aspartame (ASP), a sweetener commonly found in diet soft drinks, could have a negative effect on weight-loss efforts and metabolic syndrome.

25/11/2016   by Niamh Dowling  

Teenagers in the UK are drinking a bathtub full of sugary drinks a year

New calculations from Cancer Research UK indicate that young people in the UK are consuming high amounts of sugary drinks, with teenagers drinking double the amount than that of children.

25/11/2016   by Niamh Dowling  

Shorter sleep associated with sugary drinks consumption

Researchers from the United States have found a link between shorter sleep duration and consumption of sugar sweetened beverages (SSB).

16/11/2016   by Anne Parle  

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