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Programme for Government plan on childhood obesity welcome

The Irish Heart Foundation has welcomed provisions contained in the new Programme for Government document

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Obesity News   |   16th Jun 2020

Majority of people want clearer food labelling

The Irish Heart Foundation is calling on the public to back the introduction of clearer labelling on foods

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Obesity News   |   4th Mar 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

Junk food marketing complaints just tip of the iceberg

Of 26 complaints published in the latest ASAI bulletin almost a quarter represent junk food marketing

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Policy News   |   26th Nov 2019

Girls in Ireland less active than boys

A new global study has found that adolescents worldwide are not meeting the recommended levels of physical activity

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Policy News   |   22nd Nov 2019

Childhood Obesity it’s time for drastic action

The Irish Heart Foundation launches Childhood Obesity Manifesto

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Policy News   |   12th Nov 2019

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

Obesity related diseases to claim more than 90 million lives

New report from the OECD reveals the economic and social costs of obesity

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Obesity News   |   11th Oct 2019

Budget 2020 does not do enough to drive down smoking rates

Irish Heart Foundation reaction to Budget 2020

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Policy News   |   8th Oct 2019

Dismay at Skerries fast food restaurant approval

Irish Heart Foundation dismayed at Skerries fast food restaurant approval

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Policy News   |   6th Sep 2019

Donegal parents want ban on junk food marketing to kids

Irish Heart Foundation's 'Stop Targeting Kids' campaign heads to Donegal

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Policy News   |   28th Aug 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