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Results From Ireland North and South's 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

Harrington D.M. Murphy M. Carlin A. Coppinger T. Donnelly A. Dowd K.P. Teresa Keating T. Niamh Murphy N. Murtagh E. O’Brien W. Wood C., and Belton S. Sedentary, Sport, School, Transport, Play Background: Physical activity (PA) is a key performance indicat ...

The availability and price of food in rural Northern Ireland

10.14655/11971-1058474 Kevin P. Balanda, Niamh Shortt, Orla Walsh, Jorun Rugkasa Food, Rural Area, Remote Area, Cost of Living Request the full-text to ask the authors to provide the full-text version. Obesity Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

The influence of socio‐economic status on salt consumption in Northern Ireland

Joanna Purdy, Gillian Armstrong, Heather McIlveen Salt Intake, Low Salt, Hypertension, Processed Foods The long-established association between high salt consumption and hypertension has led to calls for a reduction in salt intake. There is particular con ...

Three scaling methods for consumer rating of salt intensity

JOANNA M.A. PURDY, GILLIAN A. ARMSTRONG, HEATHER McILVEEN Salt, Concentration, Sampling This study aimed to identify a scaling technique, which would offer the greatest degree of discrimination and accuracy in an evaluation of soup samples, varying in sal ...

Food Culture in rural Northern Ireland- Results from an exploratory ethnographic study undertaken in the 'Decent Food for All (DFfA)' study areas

Jorun Rugkåsa, Kevin P Balanda, Orla Walsh Food, Nutrition, Eating Habits, Lifestyle Results from an exploratory ethnographic study undertaken in the 'Decent Food for All (DFfA)' study areas Obesity Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

Prevalence of overweight and obesity and its contribution to Disease Burden in Ireland:1990–2010

S Chakraborty, K Balanda, IJ Perry, Z Kabir Overweight, Obesity, Weight Management Background The alarming increase in overweight and obesity is a global public health challenge. Accurate estimates of related disease conditions are crucial for informing n ...

Prevalence of Diabetes in the Republic of Ireland: Results from the National Health Survey (SLAN) 2007

Kevin P Balanda, Claire M Buckley, Steve J Barron, Patricia M Kearney Diabetyes, Undiagnosed Diabetes Current estimates of diabetes prevalence in the Republic of Ireland (RoI) are based on UK epidemiological studies. This study uses Irish data to describe ...

Pre-diabetes in adults 45 years and over in Ireland: The Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition in Ireland 2007

C M Buckley, J Madden, K Balanda, P M Kearney Diabetes, Lifestyle Objectives Pre-diabetes is an important indicator of future diabetes burden and many countries are reporting prevalence estimates of pre-diabetes. To date in Ireland, estimates of the preva ...

Overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland: an estimation of costs

Anne Dee, Aoife Callinan, Edel Doherty, Ivan J Perry Overweight, Obesity, Eating Habits Objectives The increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity worldwide continues to compromise population health and creates a wider societal cost in terms of produc ...

OP68 Burden of selected non-communicable diseases and related risk factors in the republic of Ireland, 1990-2010

S Chakraborty, K Balanda, IJ Perry, Z Kabir Disease, Risk Factors, Lifestyle, Alcohol, Smoking, Obesity, Inactivity Background National burden of disease studies are crucial for informing national health policies. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) constitu ...

Application of the UK Foresight Obesity Model in Ireland: The Health and Economic Consequences of Projected Obesity Trends in Ireland

Laura Keaver, Laura Webber, Anne Dee, Frances Shiely, Tim Marsh, Kevin Balanda, Ivan Perry Overweight, Obesity, Economic burden Given the scale of the current obesity epidemic and associated health consequences there has been increasing concern about the ...

All Island All Active: An innovative top-down/bottom-up cross-border approach to increasing physical activity levels

Fiona Chambers, Deirdre Brennan, Gavin Breslin, Kevin Balanda, Paul Donnelly, Peter Smyth Physical Activity, Exercise, Health National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin: Volume 6, Issue 3- June 2012 Obesity Research and Evaluation Other Outpu ...

Is your waistline creeping up on you? poster (male)

This poster was produced to support the choosetolivebetter campaign aimed at raising awareness of the health risks associated with overweight and obesity in men Northern Ireland. 10.14655/6744-933910 Public Health Agency Obesity, Overweight, Weight manage ...

Is your waistline creeping up on you? poster (female)

This poster was produced to support the choosetolivebetter campaign aimed at raising awareness of the health risks associated with overweight and obesity in women Northern Ireland.  10.14655/6744-933769 Public Health Agency Overweight, Weight management, ...

Women, Disadvantage And Cardiovascular Disease: Policy Implications- Conference Proceedings

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Heart disease Click here to download PDF Chronic Conditions Conditions Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Obesity Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

Eat well plate

This poster shows graphically how much of each of the following food groups we should eat for a healthy, balanced diet: fruit and vegetables; bread, rice, potatoes, pasta and other starchy foods; milk and dairy foods; meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non ...

Older People

safefood Food and nutritional information for the elderly This is a webpage by safefood that provides nutritional information for older people. As you grow older, it’s as important as ever to eat well. The right diet can help you feel better and stay more ...

Infancy

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Pregnancy

safefood Healthy eating during pregnancy Eating healthily during pregnancy will help your baby develop and grow and will help keep you fit and well. You don’t need to go on a special diet, but make sure that you follow the basic healthy eating guidelines ...

Type 2 Diabetes for people with a Learning Disability

    Public Health Agency Diabetes, Learning disability    Pictorial information about type 2 diabetes for people with a learning disability. Chronic Conditions Conditions Diabetes Obesity Research and Evaluation Other Outputs http://www.publichealthagency ...