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Happy Heart Healthy Eating Award

Irish Heart Foundation CATERING INDUSTRY, COOKING, FOOD, HEALTHY EATING, SODIUM, SUGARS The objective of the catering audit is to assist a staff restaurant/canteen to adopt healthier cooking practices and provide healthier food choices for staff, without ...

Health, Well being and Open Space, Literature Review

Morris, N. HEALTH GAIN, HEALTH PROMOTION, NATURAL ENVIRONMENT, NEIGHBOURHOOD RENEWAL, GREEN SPACE This review covers a diverse literature base, ranging from promotional leaflets to academic papers, and deriving from international, English-language and Eur ...

Gaining Children's Perspectives: A Multiple Method Approach to Explore Environmental Influences on Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

Pearse, A. et al Children, Attitude, Physical activity, Diet In order to inform local action for health improvement, this pilot study used multiple methods to explore children's perspectives of environmental influences on their eating and physical ac ...

Accurate Parental Classification of Overweight Adolescents' Weight Status: Does it Matter?

Neumark-Sztainer D et al. Child health, Overweight, Obesity, Weight management, Eating habit, Fast food, Snacks The goal of this study was to explore whether parents of overweight adolescents who recognize that their children are overweight engage in beha ...

About the Obesity Online Slide Library

The Obesity Society Educational presentation, Assessment, Treatment, Management, Obesity. Each of the slides in the educational presentations contains talking points, references that are linked to PubMed, and key words that allow you to find additional sl ...

WHO- Obesity

World Health Organisation (WHO) WHO's resources on obesity and overweight Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. A crude population measure of obesity is the body mass index (BMI), ...

Research into Food Poverty and Homelessness in Northern Ireland

Deloitte MCS Limited Research information on homeless people in northern Ireland This research collected information from homeless people staying in temporary accommodation and about rough sleepers, in order to gain an understanding of the issues faced by ...

Planting Season

Toronto food and Hunger Action Committee Report on Toronto's food and hunger programs This report completes Phase I of the Food and Hunger Action Committee's work. It contains a brief overview of Toronto's patchwork of food programs. Food a ...

Obesity: Preventing and Managing the Global Epidemic

World Health Organisation Call for urgent action to combat the growing epidemic of obesity This report issues a call for urgent action to combat the growing epidemic of obesity, which now affects developing and industrialized countries alike. Adopting a p ...

Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in Northern Ireland

Comptroller and Auditor General, Northern Ireland audit Office Review of the Department of health's health promotion strategy The objective of this review is to examine the effectiveness of the Department's health promotion strategies in influen ...

Nutrition, Poverty and Health: Making a Difference

Combat Poverty Agency Details of Combat Poverty Agency's conference on health in relation to nutrition and poverty A national conference on nutrition, poverty and health hosted by Combat Poverty Agency Presentations and roundtable discussions- Cost o ...

Making the Link Between Obesity and wellbeing

Snowden, L., Director, Inukshuk Briefing paper on obesity and its relation to wellbeing Making the links between Obesity & Well-being. A briefing paper developed for Care Services Improvement Partnership (CSIP) North West. The paper covers the epidemi ...

'Making Diabetes Count'

10.14655/749069-3763 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Diabetes, Obesity, Diagnosed, Undiagnosed The launch of the first report of The Irish Diabetes Prevalence Working Group, Ireland and Northern Ireland's Population Health Observatory (INIsPHO) ...

Making Diabetes Count: What does the Future Hold?

10.14655/749069-3764 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Diabetes, Obesity, Diagnosed, Undiagnosed A report forecasting the prevalence of diabetes (diagnosed and undiagnosed) on the island of Ireland in 2010 and 2015, based on population projections and ...

Inequalities in Young People's Health: Health Behaviour in School-aged Children International Report from the 2005/2006 Survey

Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit (CAHRU), HBSC nternational Coordinating Centre ACCESS TO SERVICES, HEALTH BEHAVIOUR, SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS, YOUNG PEOPLE This international report from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) World Hea ...

Inequalities in Perceived Health

10.14655/20030001 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Social Capital, Health Survey, Socioeconomic factor A report on the All-Ireland Social Capital and Health Survey. This is the first report in Ireland, North or South, which measures and identifies sy ...

Health and Lifestyle Report: A Report from the Health and Social Wellbeing Survey (1997)

Department of Health Social Services and Public Safety ALCOHOL, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, LIFESTYLE, TOBACCO This report is based on the 1997 Northern Ireland Health and Social Wellbeing Survey. It looks at levels of risk factors for disease, physical measu ...

Fresh Fruit in Schools: Summary Report 2002-2006

Health Promotion Agency FRUIT, NUTRITION, SCHOOL In October 2002 the Fresh Fruit in Schools scheme was launched. The scheme has its roots in the public health strategy, Investing for Health. This strategy, developed by a cross-departmental group (the Mini ...

Food Poverty: Fact or Fiction

Public Health Alliance for the Island of Ireland (PHA) COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION, FOOD POVERTY, LOW INCOME, SOCIAL EXCLUSION This report highlights that many of the causes of food poverty lie outside the health sector, with a clear need for joined up govern ...

Food Access: whose responsibility?

New Policy Institute FOOD, FOOD ACCESS, FOOD POVERTY, LOW INCOME In Spring 2000, the New Policy Institute held a seminar to review four recent research projects addressing food access for low income communities, and to discuss where responsibility lies fo ...

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