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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 ...

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 ...

Attitudes to Obesity: Findings from the 2015 British Social Attitudes Survey

Curtice J. Public Health England (PHE) Overweight, Obesity, Attitudes, Body image, Body Mass Index, BMI This paper presents new findings on attitudes in Britain towards obesity and what might be done to reduce its prevalence. Despite appreciating some of ...

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

safefood Food, Finance, Cost, Standard of living, Household, Lifestyle, Eating habits Introduction This study is the second to establish the cost of a minimum essential food basket for six household types in the Republic of Ireland. A minimum essential st ...

Health survey Northern Ireland: first results 2015/16

Department of Health (NI) Lifestyle choices, Behaviour, General health, Mental health, Dementia, Obesity, Smoking, Sexual health, Health Literacy This report presents results from the 2015/16 Health Survey Northern Ireland. The fieldwork for the survey wa ...

Managing food on shift work

safefood Eating habits, Work place, Diet, Exercise, Physical activity, Lifestyle An estimated 15% of the workforce in Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland is employed in shift work. Shift work entails working hours outside the standard working week, a ...

Ireland North and South Physical Activity Report Card 2016

Harrington D, Research Work Group for Ireland's Report Card on Physical Activity in Children and Youth Children, Activity level, Physical activity Are Our Kids Moving with the Times? Physical activity (PA) guidelines in Ireland, both North and South, ...

Healthy Ireland Survey 2016: Summary of Findings

Department of Health (RoI) Smoking, Alcohol, Diet, Nutrition, Physical activity, Behaviour, Sexual haelth, General health, Health service utilisation, Mental health This report provides an overview of results from the second wave of the Healthy Ireland Su ...

National Child Measurement Programme: Changes in children's body mass index between 2006/7 and 2014/15

10.14655/11971-1036123 Public Health England (PHE) Overweight, Obesity, Excess weight, BMI, Deprived areas, Gender, Ethnicity Obesity prevalence shows a significant downward trend in both Reception boys and girls overall in the 2006/7 to 2014/15 period co ...

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