IBEC report indicates reduction in salt, sugar and saturated fat in food products sold in Ireland

A report released by IBEC indicates that food reformulation by 15 major food companies has resulted in reductions in salt, sugar, and saturated fat in food products sold in Ireland.

25/02/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Growing up in Ireland – infant cohort

The Economic and Social Research Institute have published the latest findings from the Growing up in Ireland, national longitudinal study which focused on the five year old infant cohort.

22/02/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

Artificially sweetened beverages and all-cause mortality in women

The American Heart Association published a report examining the association between artificially sweetened beverage consumption and all-cause mortality in postmenopausal women in the USA.

20/02/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

French NutriNet-Santé: Ultra- processed food consumption linked to risk of early death in adults

Findings have been relseased from the ongoing French NutriNet-Santé study providing evidence of a strong link between intake of ultra-processed food and mortality in adults aged 45 and above.

20/02/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Obesity related cancer trends in young adults

A recent study published by The Lancet found that there is a rising trend in obesity related cancers in young adults aged between 25 and 49 years compared to older generations in the United States.

07/02/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

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