The nutritional value of children's menus in chain restaurants in the United Kingdom and Ireland

A study was conducted by researchers in the UK and Ireland to investigate the nutritional quality of children's menus in 20 popular chain restaurants.

13/06/2019   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  

Confusing health and nutrition claims in food marketing to children

Researchers at University of Glasgow investigated how nutritious children’s products with health and nutrition claims are. The research was carried across a variety of UK food retailers with 332 products.

10/04/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

Nutrition Standards for School Meals

Today the new Nutrition Standards for School Meals were launched by the Minister for Health, the Minister for Education and Skills and the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection. These standards are designed to ensure the School Meals programme follows the national Healthy Eating Guidelines.

25/09/2017   by Anne Parle  

Children in emergency accommodation living off fast food

A report released by Focus Ireland entitled "Food Access and Nutritional Health of Families in Emergency Accommodation" has highlighted the struggle of families in emergency accommodation to maintain a healthy diet.

15/08/2017   by Anne Parle  

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