Tough new regulations to protect children’s health by restricting digital marketing of unhealthy food and drinks to them were demanded today (Wednesday June 15) at the launch of a groundbreaking new report for the Irish Heart Foundation exposing the hidden tactics being used to target children online. The study titled Who’s Feeding The Kids Online led by child psychologist … [Read more...] about Calls for new regulations to restrict digital marketing of unhealthy foods to children
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The Irish Heart Foundation’s second annual On The Dry campaign supported by 2FM has attracted nearly 3,000 registrants over the Christmas period so far from people looking to make a fresh, alcohol-free start in 2016. In a survey of last year’s participants, 62% said they had better sleep and more energy after taking part, 49% reported losing weight, 79% saved money and 82% … [Read more...] about Thousands flock to onthedry.ie to ditch alcohol in New Year
Over 50% of walkers say they feel good about themselves More than 1 billion steps were taken by 4,250 participants from 56 of Ireland’s largest workplaces as part of the Smarter Travel Workplaces ‘Pedometer Challenge’. The Pedometer Challenge is organised by the National Transport Authority, in partnership with the Irish Heart Foundation. By ditching their car and making … [Read more...] about If You’re Happy and You Know It, Walk to Work!
Accomplish a life achievement and improve your health and fitness. That’s what the Irish Heart Foundation is asking, as they call on the public to get off the couch and put their hearts into it for 2013. At this time of year, many people are motivated to take their fitness to the next level and the Irish Heart Foundation is here to help hundreds of people reach their lifetime … [Read more...] about Heart charity invites people to run, cycle or walk with heart
Eye to the main chance, Fair City’s Bob Charles played by Bryan Murray, knows a good deal for his heart when he sees one which is why he was first in line to launch the Irish Heart Foundation’s Big Heart Walks happening on 30 September. The on-screen opportunist was at the heart of the action as he lined out with fellow Carrigstown locals Neasa Dillon (played by Aoibheann … [Read more...] about Top soap stars Walk the Walk in aid of heart charity