Taxation on red and processed meat

Research released by University of Oxford suggests placing a tax on red and processed meat, similar to that placed on sugary drinks, with the intention to reduce the negative impacts that consumption of these products can have on health.

08/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Growing up in Ireland national longitudinal study

New data has been published today from Growing up in Ireland, a national longitudinal study of children in Ireland.

08/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Results from the Healthy Ireland Survey 2018

The Department of Health in the Republic of Ireland today published the results of the Healthy Ireland Survey 2018. This is the fourth wave of the Healthy Ireland Survey and consists of 7,701 interviews conducted with a representative sample of the population aged 15 and older.

24/10/2018   by Joana Caldeira Fernandes da Silva  

See it, want it, buy it, eat it

The survey found that those who spend more than 3 hours online or watching TV each day are more likely to ask for, buy and therefore consume junk food compared to those who spend less than 30 minutes online or watching TV daily.

18/10/2018   by Marian O‚ÄôReilly  

Growing Up in Ireland longitudinal study

The latest report from the Growing Up in Ireland longitudinal study presents a comprehensive overview of the lives of the child cohort at age 13, including data on weight, weight perception and snacking behaviours.

17/10/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

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