Sugary drinks tax and health

Researchers in the United Kingdom (UK) predict that a tax on sugary beverages will have a positive effect on health.

21/12/2016   by Anne Parle  

Dairy products and health: what is the evidence?

A new review article published in Food & Nutrition Research examines the scientific evidence on dairy intake and risk of chronic diseases including obesity, type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, cancer and all-cause mortality.

07/12/2016   by Anne Parle  

Healthy Food for Life launched

Today the Minister of State for Health Promotion, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, TD, launched Healthy Food for Life – new healthy eating guidelines and an updated Food Pyramid.

06/12/2016   by Anne Parle  

Very low dairy intake in older Irish adults

A recent study by researchers from Trinity College Dublin found that older Irish adults are not meeting the recommended daily servings of dairy.

05/12/2016   by Anne Parle  

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