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Giving small children healthy eating habits for life

New healthy eating guidelines for 1-4-year-olds launched

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Nutrition News   |   5th Oct 2020

Sitting for too long linked to risk of depression in teens

A new study has found that sitting for too long can increase risk of depression in teenagers

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Policy News   |   18th Feb 2020

School lunchboxes dominated by snacks and sugary drinks

A new study on packed school lunches in England finds lunches contain less sugar but also less minerals and vitamins

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Nutrition News   |   14th Jan 2020

Kids who live near junk food outlets more likely to be obese

A new US study has found that children that live nearer to junk food outlets more likely to be overweight or obese

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Policy News   |   5th Nov 2019

High blood pressure in children is on the rise

Increased number of children in Ireland suffering from high blood pressure

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Heart News   |   4th Jul 2019

Child poverty linked to poorer health

DeepEnd Ireland conference to discuss child health inequality

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Policy News   |   29th May 2019

Parents bring concerns on junk food marketing to Minister

Minister Catherine Byrne TD, met with members of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Parents’ Jury to discuss ways to tackle junk food marketing

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Policy News   |   20th May 2019

Screen time is not recommended for babies

New WHO guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under five

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Policy News   |   25th Apr 2019