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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

My child’s life depends on the generosity of strangers

Colette Dunphy tells us what it is like to live with the fact that your son will need a donor heart

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Heart News   |   3rd Apr 2019

One in five 5-year olds overweight or obese

Growing Up In Ireland study shows childhood obesity a concern

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Obesity News   |   21st Feb 2019

Oireachtas report on childhood obesity a ‘crucial’ moment

Irish Heart Foundation welcomes Oireachtas Report on Tackling Childhood Obesity

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Obesity News   |   19th Nov 2018

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

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

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

Ireland should ban sale of energy drinks to children

Ireland should ban sale of energy drinks to children

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Policy News   |   30th Aug 2018

Kids need 60 mins exercise a day

National Active School Week takes place all this week

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Heart News   |   25th Apr 2018

Junk food marketers bombarding children

The Irish Heart Foundation is calling for a blanket ban on junk food marketing to under-16s

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Policy News   |   18th Apr 2018

Children to consume 460 tonnes of sugar this Easter

Irish children will consume at least five million Easter eggs or 460 tonnes of sugar this weekend

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Policy News   |   26th Mar 2018