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Only quarter of 9 year olds get enough physical activity

New Growing Up In Ireland study shows majority of nine-year olds not meeting recommended levels of physical activity

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Policy News   |   8th Nov 2018

Majority favour ban on junk food advertising to kids

Irish Heart Foundation Poll finds majority in favour of banning junk food advertising to kids

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Policy News   |   7th Nov 2018

More than 9,000 lives lost to cardiovascular disease in 2016

Latest CSO data shows more than 9,000 lives lost to cardiovascular disease in 2016

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Heart News   |   1st Nov 2018

Majority of apps targeted at kids contain ads – US study

New US study finds 95 per cent of kids' apps contain ads

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Policy News   |   1st Nov 2018

Kids from poorer backgrounds face more health difficulties

ESRI report Growing up in Ireland - health inequalities among 13 year olds

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Policy News   |   17th Oct 2018

Calls for 9pm watershed on advertising of junk food

Current legislation restricting marketing of junk food to kids not fit for purpose

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Policy News   |   17th Oct 2018

Policies limiting junk food marketing to kids insufficient

WHO Report find policies restricting the marketing of junk food to children not sufficient

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Policy News   |   16th Oct 2018

New programme to revolutionise PE classes

The Irish Heart Foundation and DCU have launched a new schools-based PE programme

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Obesity News   |   3rd Oct 2018

Children need structure to get active

Children who are given free choice over how to spend their leisure time are more inclined to choose a sedentary task

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Heart News   |   27th Sep 2018

Over 38 million children under 5 are overweight or obese

Taking Action on Childhood Obesity

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Policy News   |   26th Sep 2018

Study finds high levels of sugar in some yogurts

Study reveals high level of sugars in some supermarket yogurts

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Nutrition News   |   19th Sep 2018

Sugar tax must be ringfenced to tackle childhood obesity

Irish Heart Foundation pre-budget submission 2019

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Policy News   |   6th Sep 2018