Growing up in Ireland: Key results for five year olds

The latest Key Findings from the Infant Cohort at 5-years was launched yesterday by Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs at the Growing Up in Ireland Annual Conference.

28/11/2013   by Laura Keaver  

Children’s portion size choice is affected by bowl size used

Researchers from Cornell University have shown that children will choose larger portions when given larger bowls, and they will also eat 52% more food. 

27/11/2013   by Laura Keaver  

Children’s recognition of healthy foods

Researchers on the Island of Ireland have demonstrated the three-to five year olds have an understanding of what foods are healthy and which foods are not. 

14/11/2013   by Laura Keaver  

Food Allergies

The European Food Information Council (EUFIC) has released a report looking at food allergens in Europe. 

14/11/2013   by Laura Keaver  

Could meal timing predict weight loss effectiveness?

The calories we consume and those we use being physically active may not be the only factors that influence the success of weight loss. Researchers from North America and Spain have concluded that timing of food intake may also influence the success of such a programme.

13/11/2013   by Laura Keaver  

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