The availability, composition and marketing of baby foods in Europe

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe has developed a methodology to identify commercial baby foods available in retail settings and collect data on their nutritional content, labelling and promotion.

18/07/2019   by Niall Grieve  

Sugary drink consumption and risk of cancer

A French prospective cohort study, called NutriNet-Sante, was used to investigate the associations between the consumption of sugary drinks (such as sugar sweetened beverages and 100% fruit juices) and the risk of cancer.

16/07/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Foods and drinks aimed at infants and young children: evidence and opportunities for action

Public Health England (PHE) recently published a report showing inconsistencies between national infant feeding guidelines and how commercial baby food and drink products are marketed.

02/07/2019   by Niall Grieve  

Association of lifestyle factors with physical activity levels in pregnancy

A study was carried out in Cork to investigate the link between age, diet, lifestyle factors and physical activity level in early pregnancy.

27/06/2019   by Niall Grieve  

The nutritional value of children's menus in chain restaurants in the United Kingdom and Ireland

A study was conducted by researchers in the UK and Ireland to investigate the nutritional quality of children's menus in 20 popular chain restaurants.

13/06/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

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