Showing results related
to "overweight"

Obesity is a condition, not just a risk factor – WHO

Overweight and obesity have reached epidemic proportions in the WHO European Region

Read More

Obesity News   |   12th May 2022

World Obesity Day – Act to protect kids from junk food marketing

World Obesity Day 2022 - Everybody needs to act

Read More

Obesity News   |   4th Mar 2022

New Cardiovascular Health Policy urgently needed

The Irish Heart Foundation calls for new cardiovascular health policy at the Oireachtas

Read More

Policy News   |   21st Jun 2021

Obesity higher in children from disadvantaged backgrounds

New Growing up in Ireland data shows impact of disadvantage on children's health and wellbeing

Read More

Obesity News   |   16th Jun 2021

Majority favour banning celebrity endorsement of junk food

Ireland faces losing a generation of children to obesity-related disease

Read More

Obesity News   |   22nd Apr 2021

Public urged to demand clear, honest food labelling

Irish Heart Foundation calls for clearer labelling on foods

Read More

Policy News   |   4th Mar 2021

Children in disadvantaged schools at higher risk of obesity

The latest results from the Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI)

Read More

Obesity News   |   15th Oct 2020

Childhood Obesity it’s time for drastic action

The Irish Heart Foundation launches Childhood Obesity Manifesto

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

Obesity News   |   11th Oct 2019

Donegal parents want ban on junk food marketing to kids

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

Read More

Policy News   |   28th Aug 2019

Health inequalities emerge in children as young as three

New study shows Irish children at health disadvantage from the age of three

Read More

Policy News   |   23rd May 2019