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#Junk Food

# junk-food - Sunday 20 January, 2019

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

# junk-food - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories

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'

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

# junk-food - Sunday 22 January, 2017

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

# junk-food - Friday 9 December, 2016

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.

# junk-food - Saturday 2 July, 2016

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

What Does Your Favourite Fast Food Says About You?

Come in and find out.

# junk-food - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Pigging out just once can be really bad for you

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

# junk-food - Friday 23 October, 2015

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

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

Our hearts’ desire.

# junk-food - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

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.

# junk-food - Thursday 20 November, 2014

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

What Your Pizza Order Actually Says About You

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

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

# junk-food - Thursday 22 May, 2014

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

12 of the worst things we all do in the supermarket

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 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’

# junk-food - Thursday 13 February, 2014

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?

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.

# junk-food - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

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.

# junk-food - Monday 10 February, 2014

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.

# junk-food - Thursday 5 December, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

11 food combinations we can't believe exist

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

# junk-food - Sunday 31 March, 2013

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

The story of your Easter chocolate binge in pictures

So. Much. Chocolate.

# junk-food - Monday 18 February, 2013

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.

# junk-food - Thursday 3 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge 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.

# junk-food - Saturday 3 November, 2012

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?

# junk-food - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

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

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Study reveals every single junk food meal damages your arteries

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?

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

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

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.

# junk-food - Monday 16 July, 2012

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.

# junk-food - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

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

Disney bans junk food ads on kids' TV shows

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...

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# junk-food - Friday 2 December, 2011

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

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

# junk-food - Sunday 2 October, 2011

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.

# junk-food - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

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.

# junk-food - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

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.