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IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to a Department of Finance (RoI) consultation on the forthcoming sugar sweetened drinks tax in the Republic of Ireland. Since 2011, IPH has been undertaking research to inform policy on the potential of sugar sweetened drinks taxes to contribute towards...
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Author: safefood
ISBN:??978-1-905767-71-7 This is a technical report of a research project funded by safefood to investigate the potential food safety, economic and environmental impacts of climate change on the dairy production chain on the island of Ireland. To achieve this, an extensive review of available...
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ISBN:??978-1-905767-67-0 What is the cost of a healthy food basket in the Republic of Ireland in 2016????...
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Identifying what influences the shopping habits of food hypersensitive consumers Date: March, 2017 ISBN:??978-1-905767-70-0 Downloads Identifying what influences the shopping habits of food hypersensitive consumers; an island of Ireland study (PDF, 2MB) Identifying what influences the shopping...
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Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013???"2015 Date: August, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-905767-73-1 Downloads Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013–2015 (PDF, 2MB) Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013–2015 - summary report (PDF, 600KB...
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Consumer preferences for poultry decontamination methods on the island of Ireland Date:??August, 2017 ISBN:??978-1-905767-72-4 Downloads Consumer preferences of poultry decontamination methods on the island of Ireland (PDF, 2MB) Introduction Campylobacter is the leading cause of bacterial food...
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Over the past 3 decades the prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased markedly in Ireland and worldwide. In the Republic of Ireland it is currently estimated that 60% of adults and 25% of??children are overweight or obese. Obesity is a chronic disorder described by the World Health...
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We evaluated the associations of anthropometric indicators of general obesity (body mass index, BMI), an established risk factor of various cancer, and body fat distribution (waist circumference, WC; hip circumference, HC; and waist-to-hip ratio, WHR), which may better reflect metabolic...
BackgroundThe alarming increase in overweight and obesity is a global public health challenge. Accurate estimates of related disease conditions are crucial for informing national health policies. Different organizations (WHO, World Bank) have computed varying estimates in the past. We employed the...
This paper presents new findings on attitudes in Britain towards obesity and what might be done to reduce its prevalence. Despite appreciating some of the health risks, people tend not to recognise obesity when it does exist – and especially so in men. Obesity is frequently regarded as a...

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