Job-loss associated with weight gain – but diet and physical activity may not be the reason

Job-loss is associated with a more weight gain in working UK adults, according to new CEDAR research, but changes in smoking, diet and physical activity did not explain the weight gained. However, loss of sleep due to worry may be a factor, and the behavioural and psychosocial impacts of job-loss need to be further explored.Safe […]


Neighbourhood food environments, diet and healthResearch and policy meeting10.00am – 4pm, Tuesday 4 November 2014Møller Centre, Cambridge#cedardiet14You can read abstracts for each talk here (pdf).You can download slide sets for many of the presentations from the day below. Please note, some sets may be edited to remove unpublished material or copyright images. 10.00 Coffee and […]

Research and policy meeting 4 November 2014

Are you in a healthy place? Neighbourhood food environments, diet and healthResearch and policy meeting This meeting was held 10.00am – 4pm, Tuesday 4 November 2014, Møller Centre, Cambridge #cedardiet14 Where we live, study and work, the shops and takeaways we use, and the social structures we inhabit have the potential to shape how we […]

New infographic: Food, income and education: who eats more of what?

The types and quantities of foods we eat are influenced by our personal characteristics and also our social and economic situations. Income and educational attainment are particularly important in determining dietary behaviour.Using data from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey, we have created a graphic that illustrates how UK food consumption varies for population groups […]

Eva Maguire

PhD StudentEva has now left CEDAR. For more information about her work here, please contact Pablo Monsivais.Qualifications MPhil Public Health University of Cambridge MSc Social and Spatial Inequalities University of Sheffield BA (Hons) Politics and Philosophy University of Sheffield Background & experience Eva’s background in the social sciences and interest in quantitative methods led to […]