Reduced consumption of sugary drinks in Mexico due to tax

A tax on sugar sweetened beverages was introduced in Mexico in 2014 and a new study shows a decrease in purchases of taxed beverages by 7.6%.

27/02/2017   by Niamh Dowling  

Men and young adults have lower confidence in their cooking skills

This week, a report was published by safefood which evaluated the cooking and food skills of adults on the island of Ireland.

15/02/2017   by Niamh Dowling  

Sugar and salt content of breakfast cereals

A recent study published in Public Health Nutrition has evaluated the salt and sugar contents of breakfast cereals in the United Kingdom (UK).


09/02/2017   by Anne Parle  

Socioeconomic status and health

A recent study published in the Lancet journal has highlighted the contribution of socioeconomic status (SES) to premature mortality.

08/02/2017   by Anne Parle  

Sugary drinks consumption among children and teens

A paper released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States (US) has provided an update on the current consumption of sugary drinks among children and teenagers in the US.

06/02/2017   by Anne Parle  

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