VHI Healthcare says growing problem of obesity hitting health finances hard Physical inactivity is estimated to cost Ireland €1.6 billion per year and this will grow further unless the problem is dealt with, Dr. Muireann Cullen, Manager of the Nutrition and Health Foundation (NHF) told delegates at the organisations third annual conference entitled ‘Obesity: A Life Cycle … [Read more...] about Physical Inactivity Costing Ireland Estimated €1.6 Billion Per Year
Dr. Muireann Cullen
Get to grips with food labeling and the recommended daily calorie intake with the help of The Nutrition and Health Foundation - 27% of Irish consumers never read food labels It is further apparent from last night’s episode of Operation Transformation, that Irish people do not understand food labeling and its importance or are aware of the recommended daily calorie intake. … [Read more...] about 27% of Irish consumers never read food labels
New research results released by the NHF today, Tuesday 12th January 2010 shows that over the past twelve months 69% of female participants and 49% of male participants have tried to lose weight. However, only 42% of women and 29% of men actually succeeded in losing weight. For 2010, the Nutrition & Health Foundation (NHF) is strongly urging people to take time out and set … [Read more...] about Be realistic when making New Year Resolutions, think twice about Fad Diets
The Nutrition & Health Foundation has a multi-stakeholder approach to addressing the health challenges of our nation, by bringing together industry, government, state agencies, internationally recognised scientists, health professionals and other relevant stakeholders. It’s mission is to communicate evidence based information on nutrition, health and physical … [Read more...] about Heat, Hydration and Health – drink up!