Association of a beverage tax on sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened beverages with changes i

The research carried out in Philadelphia showed the association between a beverage excise tax on sugar-sweetened and artifically sweetened beverages implemented in 2017 and changes in beverage prices and volume of sales.

16/05/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Adopting a healthy lifestyle helps reduce the risk of dementia

New guidelines published by the WHO provides recommendations on how people can reduce their risk of developing dementia.

15/05/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

How do local governments use planning systems to regulate hot food takeaway outlets?

Researchers in the UK conducted a census of English local government areas to locate planning policies regulating takeaway food outlets.

15/05/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

A portion size tool has the potential to increase portion size awareness in pregnant women

Research suggests that a portion size tool has the potential to increase portion size awareness in pregnant women

14/05/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Genes hold the key to birthweight

Recently published research has shown the maternal and foetal genetic effects on birth weight and their relevance to cardio-metabolic risk factors.

10/05/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

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