Findings from the National Children’s Food Survey II (NCFS) 2017-18

Findings from the National Children’s Food Survey II (NCFS) were presented today in a workshop hosted by the Irish Universities Nutrition Alliance (IUNA). The report details food and nutrient intakes, body weight, physical activity and eating behaviours in children aged 5-12 years in Ireland.

11/09/2019   by Deirdre Cosgrove  

Potential impact of a tax on high sugar snacks on the prevalence of obesity in the UK

A study of the general adult population in the UK was conducted to estimate the potential impact of a 20% price increase in high-sugar snacks on body mass index (BMI) and prevalence of obesity.

10/09/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Consumption of soft drinks and its association with mortality risk

Researchers conducted a population-based cohort study to establish a possible association between soft drink consumption and mortality in 10 European countries. 

05/09/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Adolescents sleep, screen-time, and physical activity guidelines in the United Kingdom

Researchers in the UK have examined sleep, screen-time (ST) and moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) guidelines and their association with physical, social and mental health outcomes in adolescents.

30/08/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Factors influencing employees' eating behaviours in an office-based workplace

Researchers in the UK conducted a systematic review to identify the factors influencing employee’s eating behaviours within an office-based workplace.

28/08/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

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