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Publisher: safefood
Author: safefood
Energy drinks have risen in popularity in recent years and are now sold in over 165 countries worldwide. On the island of Ireland, energy drinks advertising accounted for 20% of the total soft drinks market advertising in 2014. In the United States, sales increased by 60% between 2008 and 2012, and...
Publisher: safefood
Author: safefood
This survey is one of a series of nutritional surveys safefood has commissioned. The others include; Nutritional content of chicken...
Publisher: safefood
Author: safefood
Eating food prepared outside of the home has become the norm for adults on the island of Ireland. On 24% of eating or drinking occasions in the Republic of Ireland, food is cooked and prepared "out of the home". Bought-in cooked food makes up an average of 11% of a person’s energy intake in...
Publisher: safefood
Author: MacMahon, B, Weld, G
A good diet and adequate food supply is central to promoting health and wellbeing. A poor quality diet is associated with higher rates of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. Social and economic conditions impact on diet quality which in...
Publisher: safefood
Author: MacMahon, B, Weld, G
A Minimum Essential Standard of Living (MESL) is derived from a negotiated consensus on what people believe is a minimum standard. It is a standard of living that meets an individual’s or a household’s physical, psychological and social needs. This is calculated by identifying the...
Publisher: safefood
Author: safefood
This Summary Report describes the methods used and the main findings with regard to food and beverage consumption, nutrient intakes, and anthropometric, physical activity and attitudinal data from the North/South Ireland Food Consumption Survey (NSIFCS). This survey investigated habitual food...
Publisher: safefood
Author: safefood
This booklet has been prepared for those who have recently been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. Type 2 Diabetes is a very common medical condition. While it is a condition that is on the increase, a lot is now known about Type 2 Diabetes and it can be successfully treated and managed so that the...
Publisher: safefood
Author: safefood
Subject: Healthy eating
You’ve probably noticed that people are getting more and more into their health these days: going to the gym, buying fancy ‘functional foods’ packed with extra vitamins, calcium, and so on. That’s all great, but what people may not realise is that some of the most ordinary foods are...
Publisher: safefood
Author: safefood
Subject: Healthy eating
While it's handy to pick up some chicken nuggets or sausages to pop under the grill, these meats often contain more fat and salt than the fresh cuts. Lean meat on the other hand can be just as easy, as well as a bit of a hero round the kitchen. Apart from being lower in fat and salt, it's also high...
Publisher: safefood
Author: safefood
Subject: Healthy eating
With all the choice available these days it can be easy to forget just how good regular foods can be. Take wholegrain breads for example. They contain carbohydrates, fiber, iron and B vitamins. They're real superfoods that can keep you going for longer and take care of your digestive system.

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