New data on salt intake from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) have reported a reduction in salt intake in adults from food (not including salt added while cooking or at the table).

27/10/2011   by Barbara Whelan  

National Diet and Nutrition Survey: Blood Analytes

The National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) supplementary report on blood analytes for years 2008/09 and 2009/10 have been published.

27/10/2011   by Barbara Whelan  

Mother's Trans Fat Consumption Linked to Baby's Size

A new study by Harvard School of Public Health found that women who ate more food containing Trans fats, such as fried foods and baked goods, gave birth to larger babies. The study involved 1,400 pregnant women in Boston...

21/10/2011   by Christine Connolly  

Mental Health Awareness Week

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. To find out what is happening in your area go to Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health for events in Northern Ireland and Mental Health Ireland for events in Republic of Ireland. 

11/10/2011   by Barbara Whelan  

Does breakfast skipping help with weight loss?

Some people choose to skip breakfast to help them lose weight. The National Obesity Observatory has looked at the evidence around the role of breakfast in maintaining a healthy weight.

11/10/2011   by Barbara Whelan  

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