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#Junk Food

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you give away unwanted junk food after Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories Obesity

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories

The catchier the ad, the more effective.

From TheJournal.ie Food advertising: 'Brands get onto children's newsfeeds and interact like real life friends' Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland ban junk food ads aimed at children from print and social media? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

What Does Your Favourite Fast Food Says About You?

Come in and find out.

From TheJournal.ie Pigging out just once can be really bad for you Junk Food

Pigging out just once can be really bad for you

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

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

Our hearts’ desire.

From TheJournal.ie I knew I had to stop overeating when the local Chinese takeaway memorised my address Opinion

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Not lovin' it: The slow decline of fast food in America Om Nom Ugh

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Burgers and chips have now been banned from the Community Games NO MORE

12 of the worst things we all do in the supermarket

The big shop is a sea of guilt.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should chocolate brands be allowed sponsor sports organisations? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should chocolate brands be allowed sponsor sports organisations?

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling sweets at the checkout? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling sweets at the checkout?

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

From TheJournal.ie Treats at the tills: Supermarkets asked to ban sweets from the checkouts Junk Food

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tuck shop crackdown: Quinn to issue healthy eating guidelines for schools Junk Food

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Children's Minister rules out junk food ban in schools Childhood Obesity

Children's Minister rules out junk food ban in schools

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Junk food TV ad ban to begin in September, but cheese is excluded Junk Food

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

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

From TheJournal.ie How poor countries are now facing obesity epidemics Loosen That Belt

How poor countries are now facing obesity epidemics

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

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

The story of your Easter chocolate binge in pictures

So. Much. Chocolate.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors in UK call for 'soda tax' and ban on junk food advertising Obesity

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

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 This post contains videos

6 foods that will disgust you into post-Christmas detox

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

From TheJournal.ie Fire, unemployment and the National Children's Hospital: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris-playing pumpkins Need To Know

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Study reveals every single junk food meal damages your arteries Junk Food

Study reveals every single junk food meal damages your arteries

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

From TheJournal.ie Does a junk food diet lower children's IQ? Junk Food

Does a junk food diet lower children's IQ?

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ordering a burger meal with all the trimmings? Read this first... Fast Food

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

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie One in four three-year-olds are overweight, study shows Obesity

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Denmark introduces world's first 'fat tax' on unhealthy foods Fat Tax

Denmark introduces world's first 'fat tax' on unhealthy foods

Chips, pizza, butter, meat and milk will all increase in price – but shoppers have been stocking up to beat the new levy.

From TheJournal.ie Minister rules out prospect of tax on ‘junk food’ Fat Tax

Minister rules out prospect of tax on ‘junk food’

James Reilly rules out taxing high-fat foods, but is to ask fast food operators to display the calorie counts of meals on their menus.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

A round-up of the day’s big stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.