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Food doesn’t have to travel half way around the world to be a ‘superfood’
2 weeks ago

Food doesn’t have to travel half way around the world to be a ‘superfood’

Goji berries, raw cacao and acai berries have been lauded as superfoods but I prefer to look a little closer to home, to foods that don’t have to travel hundreds …
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Eat with the seasons, for your health and to enjoy autumn’s flavour palette
4 weeks ago

Eat with the seasons, for your health and to enjoy autumn’s flavour palette

The darker days creep up on us slowly but there is no denying the fact that we are well in the grip of autumn now. How does the change of …
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There’s more to health and safety at work than high vis and hard hats
1 month ago

There’s more to health and safety at work than high vis and hard hats

Most of us are doing our best to eat well, most of the time with a view to staying healthy, but have you ever stopped to consider the impact of …
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How eating well can help optimise mental health
2 months ago

How eating well can help optimise mental health

World Mental Health Day was on Wednesday. When we talk about mental health, often the food we eat and the impact it has on our mood can get overlooked. The field …
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Eating for exercise – what, when and how much
2 months ago

Eating for exercise – what, when and how much

When it comes to looking after yourself, diet and exercise go hand in hand. Whether you are exercising for health and wellbeing or for competitions and performance, what you eat …
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Veganism is popular – but is it healthy?
3 months ago

Veganism is popular – but is it healthy?

2018 has been the year of the plant-based diet and the trend for veganism is on the up. With concerns over the environment, animal welfare and health, and supermarkets and …
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Get into the swing of the changing seasons
3 months ago

Get into the swing of the changing seasons

September feels like a fresh start. A time to reflect and get ourselves back on track after the relaxed months of summer. Maybe its because kids are back to school and …
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The health benefits of tea
3 months ago

The health benefits of tea

If Ireland has a ‘national drink’, then arguably it has to be a good cup of tea: whether in times of grief and sadness or happiness and celebration, it is what …
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A quick guide to curbing your sugar cravings
4 months ago

A quick guide to curbing your sugar cravings

Do you need a sugar fix? If your sweet tooth is leading you into the temptation of chocolate, biscuits and sweets more often than is healthy, it could be more …
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How to stay hydrated and why we need water
6 months ago

How to stay hydrated and why we need water

Water is essential to life. It makes up about 60 per cent of our body weight and is important to help us regulate our body temperature, lubricate our joints, digest …
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