Food

15 Jan, 2024 - In August 2023 the Institute responded to the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) consultation on Northern Ireland’s ‘Bread and Flour’ regulations. The consultation…
15 Jan, 2024 -  The UK is in line to be the first country in Europe to fortify flour in a bid to reduce the occurrence of certain birth defects. In this blog, Dr Jenny Mack, Consultant in Public Health Medicine,…
14 Apr, 2023 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) recently responded to a UK-wide consultation on introducing further advertising restrictions on TV and online for products high in fat, salt or sugar. The…
19 Nov, 2021 - The Institute of Public Health responded to a consultation on the Northern Ireland Food Strategy Framework launched by the Department…
10 Jun, 2020 - Protein-energy malnutrition, or undernutrition, arising from a deficiency of energy and protein intake, can occur in developed…
1 Apr, 2020 - It is established globally that a healthy maternal diet during pregnancy is important in programming fetal growth and development. The assessment of maternal dietary intake, however, is challenging…
1 May, 2019 - Maternal nutrition is a determinant of pregnancy outcomes. Few studies have evaluated the potential of online nutrition resources to…
1 Sep, 2018 - Maternal nutrition during pregnancy influences the long-term health outcomes of both the woman and her offspring. In the absence of…
1 Jul, 2018 - Using detailed dietary and supplement questionnaires in early pregnancy, we compared the dietary intakes of micronutrients and…
24 Nov, 2016 - Maternal nutrition during pregnancy influences the long-term health outcomes of both the woman and her offspring( 1 ). In the absence…
14 Oct, 2016 - In March 2016 the UK government announced its intent to introduce an industry levy on sugar sweetened drinks from April 2018. This…
20 Sep, 2016 - IPH welcomes the opportunity to respond to this Draft General Commercial Communications Code from the perspective of regulating the…
20 Apr, 2015 - In March 2015, over 80 people, representing food banks, churches, advice services, community organisations, statutory agencies and…
20 Apr, 2015 - In March 2015, over 80 people, representing food banks, churches, advice services, community organisations, statutory agencies and…
1 Aug, 2013 - Poor nutritional status among older people is well documented with 40% of older people reported as malnourished on hospital admission.…
9 May, 2013 - The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) was requested by the Department of Health to undertake a Health Impact Assessment (HIA…
9 May, 2013 - The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) was requested by the Department of Health to undertake a Health Impact Assessment (HIA…
5 Aug, 2012 - From 2016, it will be mandatory for most pre-packed food to carry nutrition labelling. This provides an opportunity to review the…
1 Aug, 2012 - Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterised by too much glucose in the blood. The body breaks down digested food…