National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) NDNS
The National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) estimates food consumption, nutrient intake and nutritional status of the general population aged 18 months upwards living in the UK. Boosted samples were gathered 2008 – 2012 to achieve representative data specific for Northern Ireland (NI).
National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS RP): Results for Years 5 to 9 (2012/13 - 2016/17) (combined) and time trend and income analysis Years 1 to 9 (2008/09 - 2016/17)
This research project addressed the issue of whether high maternal caffeine intake during pregnancy leads to an increased incidence of low birth weight babies.
This research project examines the impact of artificial food colourings and preservatives on children's behaviour.
The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice (VPSJ) developed Minimum Essential Standard of Living (MESL) and Minimum Income Standards (MIS) for a range of household types. Extending this initiative to Northern Ireland will provide data on food costs and socially acceptable food baskets which meet healthy eating guidelines and nutritional needs to provide valuable data relevant to food poverty.
Key findings from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS), measuring salt intake from research conducted in 2015.