The impact of a Public Health Responsibility Deal (RD) on salt intake, cardiovascular disease (CVD)

Researchers in the UK estimated the impact of the RD on trends in salt intake and associated changes in CVD and GCa incidence, mortality and economic costs in the UK from 2011-2025.

26/07/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

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  

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  

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  

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