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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

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

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

Introduction of sugar tax postponed

The sugar tax which was planned to be introduced on 06 April, will now not be introduced until 01 May.

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Policy News   |   3rd 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

Children at obesity clinic have risk factors for heart disease

40 per cent of children presenting to the specialist weight management service at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin already have risk factors for heart disease.

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Heart News   |   22nd Mar 2018