September 2016
All-Island Obesity Newsletter
             
Events
Obesity in the News


How to help your child maintain a healthy weight - BBC News

Women's cancer risk may increase the longer they're obese - NHS Health News

Adult-sized meals can cause childhood obesity, parents warned - Irish Independent

Your immune system might be making you fat, major new Irish research suggests - The Journal

Sugar tax set to be introduced in budget due to obesity concerns - The Irish Times

All-island Obesity Action Forum Workshop: The Role of Appetite in Obesity

This upcoming event, which will be hosted by the All-island Obesity Action Forum and supported by safefood, will take place in the Spencer Hotel in Dublin on the 8th of November. The theme of this workshop is ‘The Role of Appetite in Obesity’ and will bridge the biology, eating behaviour and role of the environment on food intake.
 
The event will welcome a range of national and international speakers who will present on current research looking at the various influences, from genetics to the environment, on appetite.
 
The keynote speaker for the event will be Professor Jason Halford, who is Head of the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Liverpool. His presentation will provide delegates with an insight into the triggers of eating behaviour.
 
This event will be of interest to those working in obesity-related areas in the voluntary community sector, academia, industry and government departments.
 
Registration for this free event will open in October and places will be limited so early booking is advised.

 
Reports
            
 
Research
Free Sugars and Diabetes Mellitus
 

Sweet-beverage consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) (abstract)

Association of sugar-sweetened beverage intake frequency and asthma among U.S. adults, 2013 (abstract)

A randomized trial to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage and juice intake in preschool-aged children: description of the Smart Moms intervention trial (full text)

Food sources of free sugars in children's diet and identification of lifestyle patterns associated with free sugars intake: the GRECO (Greek Childhood Obesity) study (abstract)

Maternal gestational diabetes and childhood obesity at age 9-11: results of a multinational study (abstract)

 

The Stepwise Approach to Diabetes Prevention: Results from the D-CLIP Randomized Controlled Trial (abstract)




 
If you would like to submit any information for inclusion in this e-bulletin please email us at obesityforum@safefood.eu. Minutes of Forum meetings, events and further details about the Forum can be accessed on the All-island Obesity Action Forum webpage.
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