Healthy Venues Award: Encouraging venues to Facilitate Healthier Choices

The Healthy Venues Award, in conjunction with the World Obesity Forum, are encouraging conference centres around the world to make changes that help delegates make healthier choices. The Healthy Venues Award prioritises workplace health and wellbeing by encouraging venues to offer healthy food options and encourage the use of stairs and outside facilities.

25/06/2018   by Sarah Cassidy  

The health benefits of brisk walking

To help improve overall health and wellbeing, Public Health England (PHE) and the Royal College of General Practitioners are encouraging adults to include brisk walking into their daily routine.

19/06/2018   by Sarah Cassidy  

An end to smoothies and fruit juices in school canteens is on the cards as part of a campaign to tac

The Scottish government announced last week a new strategy to lower sugar limits in schools by tackling fruit juices and smoothies in school canteens. This measure may eventually affect yoghurts and some breakfast cereals.

18/06/2018   by Sarah Cassidy  

Do our emotions influence food intake?

A recent meta-analysis published in Neuroscience and Behavioural Reviews investigated whether negative or positive emotions can lead to overeating.

13/06/2018   by Sarah Cassidy  

FSAI report on vitamin and mineral levels in food supplements on the Irish market

This report will act as a guidance to the Irish food industry to ensure safe food supplement products on the Irish market. The report is also useful to consumers as it will give guidance on what the maximum daily amount of vitamins and minerals by age and gender.

07/06/2018   by Marian O’Reilly  

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