Irish Teenagers and Healthy Eating Guidelines

The objective of the study was to analyse the intake of food and nutrients in Irish teenagers using the Irish Universities Nutrition Alliance (IUNA) National Teens’ Food Survey 2006 and compare it against the Food Safety Authority of Ireland FSAI Healthy Eating Guidelines that were released in 2011.

Sports Nutrition, Hydration and Performance – Part 1

An athlete’s diet has a significant impact on their performance, especially leading up to and during an important event. Specific nutritional recommendations have been established for athletes for before, during and after an event, in particular for fluid intake.

Caffeine: Getting The Right Buzz

Caffeine can be a controversial topic – many espouse its benefits while others remain wary of the negative associations. Caffeine, even in low doses, may increase alertness and improve performance efficiency tasks.

The Clean Label Trend

Clean label is not a trend anymore, it is considered to be standard for many consumers and food manufacturers. Consequently, the food industry keeps moving toward such products, in order to meet consumers’ demands.