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#Junk Food

# junk-food - Last year 2021

Poll: Should junk food ads be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should junk food ads be banned?

May 13th 2021, 9:51 AM 31,169 Views 93 Comments

The UK is set to ban ads for junk food online and before 9pm on TV.

Majority of Irish people want celebrities banned from promoting junk food
# Stars And Their Fries
# Stars And Their Fries

Majority of Irish people want celebrities banned from promoting junk food

Apr 22nd 2021, 2:32 PM 16,175 Views 39 Comments

The finding was part of a study carried out on behalf of the Irish Heart Foundation.

# junk-food - All time

Poll: Should junk food advertising on TV before 9pm be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should junk food advertising on TV before 9pm be banned?

Jul 24th 2020, 8:49 AM 25,017 Views 86 Comments

It has been reported that the UK plans to introduce restrictions on how unhealthy food is sold.

Social media ads for pizza and donuts targeted as Irish Heart Foundation takes aim at 'junk food marketing'
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Social media ads for pizza and donuts targeted as Irish Heart Foundation takes aim at 'junk food marketing'

Nov 26th 2019, 2:43 PM 9,887 Views 47 Comments

Complaints made by the Irish Heart Foundation regarding numerous adverts have been published by the ASAI.

Poll: Do you give away unwanted junk food after Christmas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you give away unwanted junk food after Christmas?

Jan 20th 2019, 11:53 AM 19,051 Views 27 Comments

According to the latest Healthy Ireland survey, 62% of Irish adults are overweight

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories
# Obesity
# Obesity

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories

May 26th 2018, 6:30 AM 5,952 Views 21 Comments

The catchier the ad, the more effective.

Food advertising: 'Brands get onto children's newsfeeds and interact like real life friends'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Food advertising: 'Brands get onto children's newsfeeds and interact like real life friends'

Mar 12th 2017, 12:00 PM 186 Views 10 Comments

We need to stand up to the the lobbying power of the multinational food industry, writes Chris Macey.

16 foods that prove Irish junk food is vastly superior to the rest of the world's
# Eat Your Heart Out
From The Daily Edge
# Eat Your Heart Out

16 foods that prove Irish junk food is vastly superior to the rest of the world's

Jan 22nd 2017, 9:35 PM 25,058 Views 8 Comments

Ireland does junk food right. Fact.

Poll: Should Ireland ban junk food ads aimed at children from print and social media?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland ban junk food ads aimed at children from print and social media?

Dec 9th 2016, 8:44 AM 12,031 Views 71 Comments

Britain has recently announced a ban to come into force next year.

What Does Your Favourite Fast Food Says About You?
# A Pizza Hut A Pizza Hut
From The Daily Edge
# A Pizza Hut A Pizza Hut

What Does Your Favourite Fast Food Says About You?

Jul 2nd 2016, 6:00 PM 13,116 Views 2 Comments

Come in and find out.

Pigging out just once can be really bad for you
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Pigging out just once can be really bad for you

Nov 4th 2015, 6:02 AM 34,610 Views 35 Comments

Junk food is bad for you in more ways that you’d thought.

A Love Letter To Beige Food, From The People Of Ireland
# Beige Glorious Beige
From The Daily Edge
# Beige Glorious Beige

A Love Letter To Beige Food, From The People Of Ireland

Oct 23rd 2015, 11:24 AM 5,349 Views 3 Comments

Our hearts’ desire.

I knew I had to stop overeating when the local Chinese takeaway memorised my address
# Opinion
# Opinion

I knew I had to stop overeating when the local Chinese takeaway memorised my address

Feb 25th 2015, 1:50 PM 1,739 Views 73 Comments

I’m ready to wave goodbye to emotional eating and junk food, but it’s not that easy.

What Your Pizza Order Actually Says About You
# You Wanna Pizza Me?
From The Daily Edge
# You Wanna Pizza Me?

What Your Pizza Order Actually Says About You

Nov 20th 2014, 9:30 PM 31,385 Views 55 Comments

We cannot and will not accept any responsibility for this article making you hungry.

Not lovin' it: The slow decline of fast food in America
# Om Nom Ugh
# Om Nom Ugh

Not lovin' it: The slow decline of fast food in America

Nov 15th 2014, 9:15 AM 18,505 Views 39 Comments

Has the US love affair with fast food come to an end? Not quite – but consumers are starting to turn away from burger chains.

Burgers and chips have now been banned from the Community Games
# NO MORE
# NO MORE

Burgers and chips have now been banned from the Community Games

Aug 18th 2014, 10:42 AM 17,564 Views 56 Comments

Sorry about that…

12 of the worst things we all do in the supermarket
# Supermarket Sweep
From The Daily Edge
# Supermarket Sweep

12 of the worst things we all do in the supermarket

May 22nd 2014, 1:16 PM 57,071 Views 96 Comments

The big shop is a sea of guilt.

Poll: Should chocolate brands be allowed sponsor sports organisations?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should chocolate brands be allowed sponsor sports organisations?

Mar 23rd 2014, 9:14 AM 11,403 Views 61 Comments

A new Cadbury’s limited edition Moro bar will include the message: ‘Boost your passion for the GAA’

Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling sweets at the checkout?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling sweets at the checkout?

Feb 13th 2014, 9:35 AM 15,725 Views 148 Comments

A new campaign is calling on Irish supermarkets to make checkouts sweet-free zones. What do you think? Good idea? Bad idea?

Treats at the tills: Supermarkets asked to ban sweets from the checkouts
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Treats at the tills: Supermarkets asked to ban sweets from the checkouts

Feb 13th 2014, 9:34 AM 6,541 Views 32 Comments

It could be an end to seeing sweets and chocolate at the tills as Safefood wants an end to unhealthy treats at queuing areas.

Tuck shop crackdown: Quinn to issue healthy eating guidelines for schools
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Tuck shop crackdown: Quinn to issue healthy eating guidelines for schools

Feb 11th 2014, 12:11 PM 9,379 Views 31 Comments

Minister Ruairí Quinn said he could not “dictate” what is sold in the vending machines in schools.

Children's Minister rules out junk food ban in schools
# Childhood Obesity
# Childhood Obesity

Children's Minister rules out junk food ban in schools

Feb 10th 2014, 2:58 PM 11,639 Views 62 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald said that schools should “move in the direction” of health foods but admitted that some schools have vending machine contracts in place.

McDonald's worker accidentally hands couple bag of cash instead of food
# Money For Nothing
From The Daily Edge
# Money For Nothing

McDonald's worker accidentally hands couple bag of cash instead of food

Dec 5th 2013, 4:10 PM 3,430 Views 1 Comment

They came for curly fries. They left with so much more.

Junk food TV ad ban to begin in September, but cheese is excluded
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Junk food TV ad ban to begin in September, but cheese is excluded

Jun 4th 2013, 9:55 AM 13,064 Views 117 Comments

A consultation process has resulted in lobbying from the industry to ensure that cheese advertising is not banned.

How poor countries are now facing obesity epidemics
# Loosen That Belt
# Loosen That Belt

How poor countries are now facing obesity epidemics

Jun 1st 2013, 8:45 AM 10,298 Views 93 Comments

The World Health Organisation has warned that unhealthy food needs to be taxed to divert people from buying it.

11 food combinations we can't believe exist
# Fright Food
From The Daily Edge
# Fright Food

11 food combinations we can't believe exist

Apr 14th 2013, 10:30 AM 53,808 Views 98 Comments

We’re repelled but we can’t look away.

The story of your Easter chocolate binge in pictures
# Too Much Chocolate
From The Daily Edge
# Too Much Chocolate

The story of your Easter chocolate binge in pictures

Mar 31st 2013, 9:15 AM 7,570 Views 6 Comments

So. Much. Chocolate.

Doctors in UK call for 'soda tax' and ban on junk food advertising
# Obesity
# Obesity

Doctors in UK call for 'soda tax' and ban on junk food advertising

Feb 18th 2013, 10:24 AM 17,605 Views 41 Comments

The Academy of Medical Royal College said current restrictions, on advertising for children in particular, were failing to tackle obesity problems.

6 foods that will disgust you into post-Christmas detox
# Ow My Arteries
From The Daily Edge
# Ow My Arteries

6 foods that will disgust you into post-Christmas detox

Jan 3rd 2013, 6:30 PM 31,240 Views 49 Comments

After reading this, you won’t be able to so much as LOOK at a chip.

Fire, unemployment and the National Children's Hospital: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Fire, unemployment and the National Children's Hospital: The week in numbers

Nov 3rd 2012, 7:30 PM 6,878 Views 7 Comments

How old is the Phoenix Park? And how many TDs could face sanction for failing to declare pay-offs?

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris-playing pumpkins
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris-playing pumpkins

Oct 30th 2012, 8:01 PM 13,686 Views 7 Comments

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Study reveals every single junk food meal damages your arteries
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Study reveals every single junk food meal damages your arteries

Oct 30th 2012, 3:36 PM 20,983 Views 77 Comments

Don’t worry though, you can scoff as much Mediterranean food as you like.

Does a junk food diet lower children's IQ?
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Does a junk food diet lower children's IQ?

Oct 4th 2012, 12:06 PM 7,117 Views 44 Comments

A new study found that a predominantly processed food diet at the age of three was associated with a lower IQ at the age of 8.5.

Two tips to become the world’s oldest woman, from the world’s oldest woman
# LIVE FOREVER
From The Daily Edge
# LIVE FOREVER

Two tips to become the world’s oldest woman, from the world’s oldest woman

Aug 28th 2012, 11:00 AM 11,954 Views 26 Comments

Want to live forever, at least into your hundreds? Besse Cooper, who has turned 116 years old recently, gives some simple advice.

Ordering a burger meal with all the trimmings? Read this first...
# Fast Food
# Fast Food

Ordering a burger meal with all the trimmings? Read this first...

Jul 16th 2012, 11:30 AM 18,047 Views 46 Comments

SafeFood has revealed that a burger meal can contain up to 100 per cent of an adult’s daily amounts for calories, fat and salt.

Disney bans junk food ads on kids' TV shows
# JUNK FOOD BAN
From The Daily Edge
# JUNK FOOD BAN

Disney bans junk food ads on kids' TV shows

Jun 5th 2012, 6:20 PM 2,699 Views 10 Comments

Disney says it will no longer be sponsored by junk food.

Thinking about ordering a pizza later? You might want to think again...
# Calorie Count
# Calorie Count

Thinking about ordering a pizza later? You might want to think again...

Feb 27th 2012, 9:52 AM 16,429 Views 57 Comments

New research has found that the average 12-inch pizza can contain more than the total recommended daily calorie intake for one day. Uh-oh.

One in four three-year-olds are overweight, study shows
# Obesity
# Obesity

One in four three-year-olds are overweight, study shows

Dec 2nd 2011, 8:55 AM 1,963 Views 20 Comments

Latest figures showed children from disadvantaged backgrounds were more likely to have weight problems.

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