Predictors and barriers of adherence to lifestyle interventions in adults with obesity

A recent systematic review published in the journal Clinical Obesity has examined the determinants of adherence to lifestyle intervention programmes for the management of obesity.


22/03/2017   by Anne Parle  

Tracking of weight status in UK primary school children

A report released by Public Health England has tracked and examined changes in the weight status of children between the first and final years of primary school.

21/03/2017   by Anne Parle  

New TILDA report on ageing launched

The third major report from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) was released last week. The report presents findings from Wave 3 of the study.

13/03/2017   by Anne Parle  

Is a healthy diet affordable?

New research released by the Institute of Economic Affairs in the United Kingdom (UK) compared the cost of healthy and unhealthy foods.

08/03/2017   by Anne Parle  

Breastfeeding research in the media

A recent study published in scientific journal Nutrients received a lot of media attention much of which concluded that breastfeeding may not be as good as we think. The study was very limited in what it looked at and no conclusions can be drawn from it. Breast milk is the best option for babies where it is possible to breastfeed.

07/03/2017   by Anne Parle  

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