Monthly Archive

2014

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 52 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
News for Public
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Oncology Experts Warn Public Against Bogus Claims

Oncology Experts Warn Against Bogus Nutritional Claims In recent weeks following a number of inaccurate articles and commentary on diet and its role in cancer recovery, a group of senior oncology e read more..

News for Public
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Public Asked to Beware of Bogus Claims

Oncology Experts Warn Against Bogus Nutritional Claims In recent weeks following a number of inaccurate articles and commentary on diet and its role in cancer recovery, a group of senior oncology exp... read more..

Heart Health
Niamh Murphy
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What's the catch with Omega 3's?

 Omega 3 fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids. This means they are necessary for human health but the body can’t make them - you have to get them through food. Omega 3s come fro read more..

Cystic Fibrosis
Niamh Murphy
7657

Vitamins and minerals in Cystic Fibrosis

In cystic fibrosis a number of vitamins and minerals are important to help optimise health. These include calcium, iron and zinc as well as vitamins A, D, E and K. Minerals Calcium Calcium is esse... read more..

News for Public
Eileen O'Brien
3793

INDI & IASLT collaboration creates Document for the Management of FEDs Difficulties in the Residential Care Setting

The Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute (INDI) in conjunction with the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (IASLT) have developed a consensus document for the Management of FEDs D read more..

Diabetes
Siobhan Power
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So You Have Diabetes: What You Need to Know When it Comes to Reading Food Labels

Having diabetes means you need to be aware of ALL carbohydrate sources, as it's the amount, rather than the type of carbohydrate that impacts on your blood sugar level more. Reading this booklet can h... read more..

News for Public
1613

Call to End Malnutrition in all Forms Welcomed

The World Cancer Research Fund International has today urged world governments to end malnutrition in all forms.  A statement calling on Member States attending the Second International Co read more..

News for Public
4261

Margaret O'Neill at HSE/RCPI Event

Margaret O'Neill, recently appointed as National Dietetic Advisor to the HSE, in front of her poster on Disease related Malnutrition in Primary Care. The Poster presentation is part of the HSE/RCPI read more..

Public
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Poster Session at the HSE/RCSI Event

                        Margaret O Neill, who has recently been appointed as National Dietetic Advisor to the HSE, in f read more..

News for Public
2432

New Type 2 Diabetes Healthsmart Camp Launched

In today’s health environment, people with Type 2 diabetes must be single-minded and proactive in managing their condition effectively. However, many people with Type 2 diabetes at diagnosis are not read more..

News for Public
5972

Good Nutrition for Cancer Recovery

The INDI is delighted to support Dr Aoife Ryan’s excellent book titled ‘Good Nutrition for Cancer Recovery’, a high-protein high-calorie cookbook developed specifically for cancer patients with invo read more..

News for Members
Eileen O'Brien
66

Poster Presentations at the 2014 INDI AGM

The Research Interest Group was delighted to host a poster session at the 2014 INDI AGM to showcase the excellent research that has been undertaken by our members over the past year.We had a great res... read more..

News for Members
Eileen O'Brien
19

National Exercise Referral Framework for Ireland

A Working Group based in Dublin City University with representation from key partners and a Cross Divisional Group within the HSE have produced the document below to progress a new National Exercise R... read more..

News for Public
2530

Dietetics at Heart of HRB Funded Cancer Study

A multidisciplinary team in St James's Hospital has been successful in securing funding from the Health Research Board for a 3 year rehabilitation programme in cancer survivors. An allie read more..

News for Members
173

Historic Day for Dietitians as DR opens

Dietitians Register now open Dietitians can now apply to register. The next step in the statutory regulation of  Dietitians is now here. Existing practictioners are now invited to apply f... read more..

Cystic Fibrosis
Caoimhe Kalnoki
8841

Fluid for people with Cystic Fibrosis

Why are fluids important? Water makes up more than half the weight of adults and children. Water has many important roles in the body such as helping to keep mucus thin, for saliva production to help... read more..

Cystic Fibrosis
Caoimhe Kalnoki
10300

The Role of Nutrition and the Dietitian in the Management of Cystic Fibrosis

The dietitian is a key part of the cystic fibrosis (CF) team, working alongside doctors, clinical nurse specialists, physiotherapists and clinical psychologists.  The dietitian’s aim is t... read more..

News for Public
Eileen O'Brien
1684

Growing Up in Ireland Conference 2014

  The Growing Up in Ireland Conference will take place on Wednesday 26th November 2014 in the Croke Park Conference Centre. This is Growing Up in Ireland’s sixth annual research conference read more..

Public
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Research Publications

Evidence based practice is fundamental to quality nutrition and dietetic care. Within the INDI we promote research and audit amongst members to ensure we continue to provide the best care and advice t... read more..

News for Members
47

PDIG Study Day Details

Details of the PDIG Study Day, which takes place on the 28th November 2014 are below. Time Event/   topic Speaker/   member to coordinate 8.30-9.00 Registrat... read more..

News for Public
2245

Megan Merrick wins INDI Student Prize 2014

  Congratulations to Megan Merrick who was presented with the INDI Student Prize 2014 at the recent INDI Conference held in the Clyde Court Hotel, Dublin. The prize, which was established in 197 read more..

News for Members
37

"Food Addiction - Believe it or not?"

The Food Safety Consultative Council is hosting an open meeting on the 5th of November in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8 with the topic: “Food Addiction - Believe it or not?”&... read more..

News for Public
3377

INDI & Abbott Celebrate Programme Graduates

Front row (L-R) Dan McCarthy, Richelle Flanagan (INDI), Ciara McGowan, Julie Dowsett, Jennifer Feighan (CEO, INDI), Dorothy Loane, Leo Kearns, (National Lead for Transformation & Change, HSE), Ama... read more..

News for Public
Eileen O'Brien
1776

Brendan Courtney Joins NDC to launch INDI endorsed booklets

    Broadcaster and designer Brendan Courtney joined the National Dairy Council at the National Ploughing Championships (24/9/14) to launch two new consumer leaflets on ‘Nutrition and You’ read more..

Healthy eating, healthy weight and dieting
Caoimhe Kalnoki
3533

Weight Management and Travel

Gaining weight while “on the go” or travelling can be a big issue for many. Travel can cause disruption to routine and make healthy habits hard to maintain. When hunger strikes, eating &ld... read more..

Healthy eating, healthy weight and dieting
Caoimhe Kalnoki
8618

Weight Management and Smart Snacking

Snacking can have a positive or negative impact on your eating habits, your weight and your overall health. Certain snacks can increase your intake of sugar, salt and fat, and increase the chances o read more..

News for Members
Eileen O'Brien
46

INDI Working with RCPI to Combat Obesity

In 2013 The Royal College of Physicians in Ireland (RCPI) established a policy group on obesity. It was made up of clinicians and healthcare professionals and amongst this very experienced group was read more..

News for Members
Claire O'Brien
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INDI/Nutricia Medical NCPM Regional Workshop

Nutricia Medical, as part of our partnership with the INDI, invite you to attend and educationalseminar on the Nutrition Care Process and ModelDate: Thursday 2ndOctober 2014Time: 5.30pm - 8.45pmVenue:... read more..

News for Public
2536

INDI & NDC Explore the Benefits of Milk Matrix

  Pictured are Dr. Jean Michel Lecerf, Head of Department of Nutrition at Institut Pasteur de Lille, France, Dr. Catherine Logan, Nutrition Manager, The National Dairy Council,  Prof read more..

Nutrition Research
Eileen O'Brien
830

New Nutrition and Dietetic Research

Evidence based practice is fundamental to quality nutrition and dietetic care. Within the INDI we promote research and audit amongst members to ensure we continue to provide the best care and advice t... read more..

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