The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) would like to inform the public and healthcare practitioners that products being promoted as food intolerance tests cannot diagnose food intolerance and advises members of the public not to act on the results of these tests without expert advice from a doctor or registered dietitian. See here for more information
World Cancer Day - Sunday February 4th 2018
Today is World Cancer Day, a global effort to raise awareness about cancer and encourage everyone in our lives to take action by knowing what to do to reduce their risk of cancer.
Did you know? 4 out of 10 cancer cases are preventable by making…
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Fitness to Practice is about finding out whether an individual Health and Social Care Professional is fit to practice. A complaint can be made for many reasons including;
- Professional misconduct.
- Poor professional performance.
- A relevant medical disability which may affect a…
The woman in the coffee shop looked confused as she surveyed the array of baked goods. She fancied something to eat with her coffee but explained that she was diabetic. She asked the barista for his advice and he was very helpful.
“We are really into our nutrition here,” he said.…
ASAI decision highlights both lack of evidence base for cancer diet claims and inappropriate qualifications of the Advertiser.
The Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute (INDI) – the representative body for registered professional dietitians in Ireland – today welcomed the…
A reminder to all INDI members that the Annual IRSPEN Conference and Policy Seminar will this year take place on the 28th March in the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin 4.
For further information and to register for the event, click here.
This event has been approved for INDI CPD accreditation. A copy of the full programme can be downloaded here.
Irishkidneydiet.ie is a new website for patients with kidney disease who have been advised by their dietitian to adapt their diet. There are a number of dietary changes a patient with kidney disease will need to make to their diet and this website aims to help with practical advice and…
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