Obesity as a disease

For the vast majority of families, making changes to the food they eat can have a really positive impact on their weight and health. For others, whose weight is classed as​ obese, it's important to recognize that they need extra help from a health professional.

08/06/2017   by Marian O’Reilly  

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What is your child drinking?

Sugary drinks are linked with weight gain and tooth decay. They include fizzy drinks, squashes, cordials, juice drinks and energy drinks. As part of our Childhood Obesity campaign one of our key messages was to replace sugary drinks with water.

06/04/2017   by Anne Parle  

Child-size portions campaign

This week our childhood obesity campaign is back on air and the focus is on reducing portion sizes. Joana Caldeira Fernandes da Silva, our Chief Specialist in Nutrition, explains why...

16/08/2016   by Joana Caldeira Fernandes da Silva  

I'm wishing for a happy, healthier Christmas

It is possible to have a healthy Christmas simply by making tiny changes to the way you’ve always done things. Hope Christmas is special for you and yours.

13/12/2013   by Dermot Moriarty  

Feeding the world, food waste and obesity

Here is a big question - will food rationing be part of future solutions to the obesity crisis?

18/01/2013   by Aileen McGloin