Launch of Caloriewise

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) Northern Ireland have launched Caloriewise, a six-month pilot scheme in which local food businesses will display calorie information on menus for the first time.

25/04/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

People underestimate sugar levels in drinks

New research from the University of Glasgow has shown that people in the UK are significantly misjudging the amount of sugar in drinks such as milkshakes, smoothies, energy drinks and fruit juices.

18/04/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) 2010

The findings from the HBSC Ireland survey 2010 have been published. The results showed that overall one in five children eats fruit and vegetables more than once a day.

18/04/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

Overweight and obese adults - lifestyle weight management

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) are developing new guidelines on lifestyle management services for overweight and obese adults and children and young people.

05/04/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

Operation GIY Nationwide

Grow it Yourself (GIY) have launched Operation GIY Nation which aims to get families to grow food together.

05/04/2012   by Barbara Whelan  

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