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#Junk Food

# junk-food - Thursday 13 May, 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 30,958 Views 93 Comments

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

# junk-food - Thursday 22 April, 2021

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 16,063 Views 39 Comments

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

# junk-food - Friday 24 July, 2020

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 24,920 Views 86 Comments

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

# junk-food - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

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 9,810 Views 47 Comments

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

# junk-food - Sunday 20 January, 2019

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 19,016 Views 27 Comments

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

# junk-food - Saturday 26 May, 2018

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 5,863 Views 21 Comments

The catchier the ad, the more effective.

# junk-food - Sunday 12 March, 2017

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 161 Views 10 Comments

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

# junk-food - Sunday 22 January, 2017

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 24,775 Views 9 Comments

Ireland does junk food right. Fact.

# junk-food - Friday 9 December, 2016

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 12,017 Views 71 Comments

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

# junk-food - Saturday 2 July, 2016

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 13,086 Views 2 Comments

Come in and find out.

# junk-food - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

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 34,543 Views 35 Comments

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

# junk-food - Friday 23 October, 2015

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 5,297 Views 3 Comments

Our hearts’ desire.

# junk-food - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

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 1,620 Views 73 Comments

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

# junk-food - Thursday 20 November, 2014

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 31,359 Views 55 Comments

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

# junk-food - Saturday 15 November, 2014

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 18,478 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.

# junk-food - Monday 18 August, 2014

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 17,541 Views 56 Comments

Sorry about that…

# junk-food - Thursday 22 May, 2014

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 56,789 Views 96 Comments

The big shop is a sea of guilt.

# junk-food - Sunday 23 March, 2014

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 11,371 Views 61 Comments

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

# junk-food - Thursday 13 February, 2014

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 15,607 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 6,485 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.

# junk-food - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

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 9,322 Views 31 Comments

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

# junk-food - Monday 10 February, 2014

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 11,596 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.

# junk-food - Thursday 5 December, 2013

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 3,414 Views 1 Comment

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

# junk-food - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

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 13,024 Views 117 Comments

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

# junk-food - Saturday 1 June, 2013

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 10,277 Views 93 Comments

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

# junk-food - Sunday 14 April, 2013

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 53,721 Views 98 Comments

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

# junk-food - Sunday 31 March, 2013

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 7,552 Views 6 Comments

So. Much. Chocolate.

# junk-food - Monday 18 February, 2013

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 17,579 Views 41 Comments

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

# junk-food - Thursday 3 January, 2013

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 31,196 Views 49 Comments

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

# junk-food - Saturday 3 November, 2012

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 6,828 Views 7 Comments

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

# junk-food - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

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 13,658 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 20,934 Views 77 Comments

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

# junk-food - Thursday 4 October, 2012

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 6,982 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.

# junk-food - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

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 11,929 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.

# junk-food - Monday 16 July, 2012

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 17,821 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.

# junk-food - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

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 2,685 Views 10 Comments

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

# junk-food - Monday 27 February, 2012

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 16,271 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.

# junk-food - Friday 30 December, 2011

# junk-food - Friday 2 December, 2011

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 1,937 Views 20 Comments

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

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