Women’s Health and Well-being in Europe

The World Health Organization have recently released the “Women’s health and well-being in Europe: beyond the mortality advantage” report. The report examines the impact of gender-based inequalities interacting with social, economic and environmental determinants.

27/09/2016   by Niamh Dowling  

A Healthy Weight for Ireland - Obesity Policy and Action Plan

Yesterday afternoon, the Government launched "A Healthy Weight for Ireland - Obesity Policy and Action Plan 2016 – 2025". With 1 in 4 children and 6 in 10 adults being overweight or obese, this ten-year plan aims at tackling the current overweight and obesity epidemic in Ireland.

23/09/2016   by Niamh Dowling  

Results from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey Rolling Programme

The UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey results from years 5 and 6 (2012/13 – 2013/14) have recently been published.

20/09/2016   by Niamh Dowling  

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Findings from the National Adult Nutrition Survey and the National Pre-school Nutrition Survey

Findings from the National Adult Nutrition Survey (NANS) and the National Pre-school Nutrition Survey (NPNS) were recently presented in a workshop hosted by the Irish Universities Nutrition Alliance (IUNA).

12/09/2016   by Niamh Dowling  

Added sugars and cardiovascular disease risk in children

A scientific statement released by the American Heart Association has reviewed the relationship between added sugars and cardiovascular disease in children and adolescents, and suggests that children consume less than 25g of added sugars a day.

07/09/2016   by Niamh Dowling  

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