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  

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  

National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) Report for Northern Ireland

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Northern Ireland have published the results of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) assessing diet, nutrient intake and nutritional status of the general population.

09/04/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Planetary health diet

The EAT Lancet commission released findings from a study which proposes a “planetary health diet”, i.e. a diet best for human health and the planet.

17/01/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

Health benefits of a high fibre diet

In a study published in the Lancet, Reynolds and colleagues use systematic and meta-analysis review methodology to show that high fibre and wholegrain intakes are associated with positive health outcomes.

11/01/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

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