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Consumer preferences for poultry decontamination methods on the island of Ireland

Consumer preferences for poultry decontamination methods on the island of Ireland Date: August, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-905767-72-4 Downloads Consumer preferences of poultry decontamination methods on the island of Ireland (PDF, 2MB) Introduction Campylobacter i ...

Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013- 2015

Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013â?"2015 Date: August, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-905767-73-1 Downloads Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013–2015 (PDF, 2MB) Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 20 ...

Framework for Preventing and Addressing Overweight and Obesity 2012-2022- Progress Report on 2015-19 outcomes (June 2015- June 2016)

This report outlines the current progress (June 2015 to June 2016) made under the current implementation[i], of the ten year obesity prevention framework A Fitter Future for All 2012–2022.   Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Corporate reports, Profe ...

Adult Weight Management: Guidance for Commissioners and Providers

Public Health England (PHE) Weight, Overweight, Weight management, Obese, Diet This guide supports commissioners and providers of tier 2 adult weight management services, including: local authorities (LAs) clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) NHS institut ...

Trends in health behaviours, health outcomes and contextual factors between 1998-2014: findings from the Irish health behaviour in school-aged children study.

This report provides us with a very important picture of the trends in the health behaviours of school-aged children. It describes the self-reported health status for children in Ireland over time in relation to key indicators: health behaviours (eg smoki ...

Weigh to a healthy pregnancy

This leaflet was developed by the PHA to introduce the Weigh to a health pregnancy programme, a weight management programme for pregnant women with a BMI of 40 and over. The programme offers extra support from midwives, dietitian and physiotherapist with ...

Physical activity infographics

A new tool has been distributed to GPs to help highlight the importance of physical activity. Consisting of three infographics covering the age groups 0-5 years, 5-18 years, and adults and older people, it is designed to encourage health professionals to ...

Comparison of general obesity and measures of body fat distribution in older adults in relation to cancer risk: meta-analysis of individual participant data of seven prospective cohorts in Europe

We evaluated the associations of anthropometric indicators of general obesity (body mass index, BMI), an established risk factor of various cancer, and body fat distribution (waist circumference, WC; hip circumference, HC; and waist-to-hip ratio, WHR), wh ...

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council regarding the mandatory labelling of the list of ingredients and the nutrition declaration of alcoholic beverages.

. European Commission Food Labelling, Nutrition Information, Consumer This report responds to the obligation set for the Commission by Article 16(4) of Regulation (EU) No 1169/20111 on the provision of food information to consumers (the Regulation). This p ...

What is the cost of a healthy food basket in the Republic of Ireland in 2016?

What is the cost of a healthy food basket in the Republic of Ireland in 2016? Date: November, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905767-67-0 Downloads What is the cost of a healthy food basket in the Republic of Ireland in 2016? (PDF, 1MB) What is the cost of a healthy foo ...

Cooking and food skills- the current picture

safefood Food, Packaging, Food Preparation, Pre-prepared food, Ingredients, Cooking The increasing affordability and popularity of pre-prepared and packaged foods has led to the suggestion that many people are losing skills related to food and cooking. Th ...

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 ...

Best Practice Approaches to Tailoring Lifestyle Interventions for Obese Men in the Primary Care Setting

McCarthy M. Richardson N. Institute of Technology Carlow Obesity, Overweight, Primary Care, Men's Health T he key findings from an MA thesis conducted at the Centre for Men’s Health in the Institute of Technology Carlow. Obesity Research and Evaluati ...

Cook, cut and walk- top tips for Obesity Awareness Week

This Obesity Awareness Week (9-15 January) the Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging everyone to try to cook healthier recipes, cut out snacks and get a bit more active. Caroline Bloomfield, Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Senior Manager at th ...

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 ...

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