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30 minutes of physical activity a day is good for your health

This poster promotes the message that 30 minutes of moderate physical activity a day has substantial health benefits, and highlights the fact that you don’t have to do 30 minutes all in one go. 10.14655/11971-45501 Public Health Agency Physical activity, ...

A Fitter Future for All- Framework launched

Obesity is a modern lifestyle epidemic that is threatening our health and well-being.This was the key message delivered by Health Minister Edwin Poots at the launch of The Framework for Preventing and Addressing Overweight and Obesity in Northern Ireland ...

A weighty problem: Modelling the cost and consequences of anti-obesity programmes

This presentation summarises the development of an epidemiological and economic model predicting the incidence, prevalence and cost of obesity-related morbidities over the next 10 years in a defined population (Norfolk, UK). The model then considers a num ...

Active Travel Briefings for Local Authorities

Active Travel, Health Group The national ‘Active Travel and Health' group has produced three briefings on walking and cycling for local authorities. The briefings are in the form of short Powerpoint presentations and bring together all the latest evi ...

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 ...

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 ...

Breastfeeding and Risk of Overweight and Obesity at Nine Years of Age

Mc Crory, C. and Layte, R. Overweight, Obesity, Breastfeeding, Breast milk Whether breastfeeding is protective against the development of childhood overweight and obesity remains the subject of considerable debate. Although a number of meta-analyses and s ...

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Cancer Statistics 2012

Siegel, R. et al, American Cancer Society Cancer incidence and death rates Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the numbers of new cancer cases and deaths expected in the United States in the current year and compiles the most recent data on c ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cost Effectiveness of Community-Based Physical Activity Interventions

Larissa, R. COMMUNITY, COST EFFECTIVENESS, HEALTH BEHAVIOUR, HEALTH PROMOTION, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, PREVENTION Physical inactivity is associated with the increased risk of many chronic diseases. Such risks decrease with increases in physical activity. A lif ...

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 ...

Examining available data for the adult population

National Obesity Obeservatory (NOO) Adult obesity Powerpoint slides presenting key data and information on adult obesity in clear, easy to understand charts and graphics. (No date provided for this presentation) Obesity Research and Evaluation Other Outpu ...

Examining available data for the child population

National Obesity Obeservatory (NOO) Childhood obesity Powerpoint slides presenting key data and information on child obesity in clear, easy to understand charts and graphics. (No date provided for this presentation) Obesity Research and Evaluation Other O ...

Five year prognosis in patients with angina identified in primary care: incident cohort study

Brian S Buckley, Cochrane research fellow1, Colin R Simpson, research fellow2, David J McLernon, research fellow3, Andrew W Murphy, professor of general practice4, Philip C Hannaford, NHS Grampian chair of primary care and head of division of applied heal ...

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 ...

Food Policy in the South East

Presentation given at the 5th South East Public Health Conference by Pam Naylor as part of the "Food Policy in the South East" presentation which included three different presentations. Pamela Naylor Food and health Presentation given at the 5th ...

Food Prices and Obesity: Evidence and Policy Implications for Taxes and Subsidies

Powell, L.M and Chaloupka, F.J. BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE, OBESITY, POLICY, PRICING Pricing policies have been posited as potential policy instruments to address the increasing prevalence of obesity. This article examined empirical evidence regarding the food an ...

Healthy breaks for schools poster (English and Irish)

Guidance on healthy breaks for schoolchildren. Public Health Agency Child health, School, Eating habits, Nutrition, Healthy eating Guidance on healthy breaks for schoolchildren. Obesity Research and Evaluation Other Outputs http://www.publichealthagency.o ...