Food price and dietary consumption

A recent systematic review and meta-analysis examined the effects of a change in food price on dietary consumption. The research found that increasing the cost of unhealthy food lowered its consumption and decreasing the cost of healthy food increased its consumption.

28/03/2017   by Anne Parle  


Cost, Food, Price

Fall in sugary drinks consumption in Irish schoolchildren

Findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study show a fall in sugary drink consumption in Irish schoolchildren from 1998 to 2014.

27/03/2017   by Anne Parle  

Predictors and barriers of adherence to lifestyle interventions in adults with obesity

A recent systematic review published in the journal Clinical Obesity has examined the determinants of adherence to lifestyle intervention programmes for the management of obesity.


22/03/2017   by Anne Parle  

Tracking of weight status in UK primary school children

A report released by Public Health England has tracked and examined changes in the weight status of children between the first and final years of primary school.

21/03/2017   by Anne Parle  

New TILDA report on ageing launched

The third major report from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) was released last week. The report presents findings from Wave 3 of the study.

13/03/2017   by Anne Parle  

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