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  

Ultra-processed foods and cancer. Is there a link?

Last week a study published in the British Medical Journal has been receiving a lot of media attention. The study suggested that there is a link between consumption of highly processed foods and cancer.

19/02/2018   by Anne Parle  

Dietary fibre in Europe

A review of dietary fibre in Europe and its relationship to health has been published online in the Journal Nutrition Research Reviews. It involved researchers from academia and the food industry. 

05/12/2017   by Anne Parle  

Over 300 deaths from cancer attributable to overweight and obesity each year

A new study, published in the Irish Medical Journal has found that on average 310 cancer deaths each year are attributable to excess body weight.

26/09/2017   by Anne Parle  

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