New recommendations for tackling obesity published in the Republic of Ireland

A new Joint Committee on Education and Skills report aimed at countering childhood obesity was released this month.

18/07/2018   by Sinead Hurley  

School-based interventions and childhood obesity

A study published in the British Medical Journal last week has been getting a lot of media attention. The study suggests that the effectiveness of programmes aimed at tackling obesity among 6 and 7 year olds in 54 schools may not have a huge impact in helping to reduce childhood obesity.

13/02/2018   by Sarah Cassidy  

Intervention tackling adolescent obesity

A new report looks at the outcomes of The Australian Capital Territory "It’s your Move!" (ACT IYM) intervention carried out between 2012 and 2014.

16/08/2017   by Sarah Cassidy  

Consumers & their food report

Bord Bia have released a new report on the food attitudes, shopping and cooking trends of adults in the Republic of Ireland.

03/08/2017   by Anne Parle  

Trans-fatty acid restriction

Restrictions on the use of trans-fatty acids in restaurants and cafes in 11 New York states was associated with a drop in heart attacks and strokes.


28/04/2017   by Anne Parle  

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