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Eating a Mediterranean diet boosts chances of 'healthy' ageing among older people
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Eating a Mediterranean diet boosts chances of 'healthy' ageing among older people

Feb 18th 2020, 8:42 AM 27,160 Views 24 Comments

A Mediterranean diet promotes gut bacteria linked to healthy ageing, according to a UCC study.

Teenage 'fussy eater' left blind by poor diet
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Teenage 'fussy eater' left blind by poor diet

Sep 2nd 2019, 9:00 PM 162,068 Views 63 Comments

The boy’s diet consisted of French fries, Pringles, white bread, processed ham slices and sausages.

'We shouldn't be defensive about debate led by young people': Bruton defends stance on 'Meatless Monday' teaching pack
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'We shouldn't be defensive about debate led by young people': Bruton defends stance on 'Meatless Monday' teaching pack

Updated Apr 5th 2019, 10:26 PM 32,074 Views 124 Comments

The Irish Farmers Association want the teaching pack withdrawn or amended.

'When we tried to explain PKU to people in the past, they'd say we were mad, things are different now'
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'When we tried to explain PKU to people in the past, they'd say we were mad, things are different now'

Feb 24th 2019, 7:00 PM 33,824 Views 1 Comment

People with this rare genetic condition need to maintain strict low-protein diets.

Opinion: If you are planning on passing off your unwanted junk food as presents - stop!
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Opinion: If you are planning on passing off your unwanted junk food as presents - stop!

Jan 19th 2019, 6:00 PM 53,934 Views 33 Comments

With the majority of Irish adults overweight and children’s tooth decay on the rise, its time to think about the real cost giving sugary gifts, writes Mary McCarthy.

Poll: Do you plan to cut back on the amount of red meat you eat?
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Poll: Do you plan to cut back on the amount of red meat you eat?

Jan 17th 2019, 9:14 AM 41,883 Views 147 Comments

The EAT-Lancet Commission recommends that the consumption of red meat and sugar should halve by 2050.

Red meat and sugar consumption must halve by 2050 to save planet, scientists warn
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Red meat and sugar consumption must halve by 2050 to save planet, scientists warn

Jan 17th 2019, 6:20 AM 30,378 Views 114 Comments

The EAT-Lancet Commission warned that major changes are needed over the next three decades.

Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break
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Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break

Dec 24th 2018, 6:00 PM 17,455 Views 22 Comments

Use of indigestion medication can lead to deficiencies in minerals and vitamins and could start a vicious cycle. Heed the warning signs and try improving your diet instead, writes Ciara Wright.

Extra weights sessions and focused diet put Kilcoyne in a happy place
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Extra weights sessions and focused diet put Kilcoyne in a happy place

Nov 22nd 2018, 7:48 AM 10,494 Views 34 Comments

The 29-year-old loosehead prop is set to feature for Ireland against the US on Saturday.

Opinion: 'Eating this mineral in pregnancy - and before conception - can boost how your child's brain develops'
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Opinion: 'Eating this mineral in pregnancy - and before conception - can boost how your child's brain develops'

Nov 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 25,442 Views 15 Comments

The evidence is very clear and yet we are among the countries in the world that is most deficient in this mineral, writes

One fifth of obese 13-year-olds in Ireland believe they are just the right weight
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One fifth of obese 13-year-olds in Ireland believe they are just the right weight

Oct 17th 2018, 10:17 AM 15,101 Views 30 Comments

A new report published today noted similar findings among parents of obese children.

Ever wondered how much sugar everyday foods contain?
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Ever wondered how much sugar everyday foods contain?

Apr 29th 2018, 10:00 PM 24,510 Views 14 Comments

We tried to find the average sugar content in some popular food items.

A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one
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A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one

Feb 27th 2018, 6:03 AM 12,482 Views 15 Comments

New research into the effetive of nutrition on heart health has been published.

Organic food provides significant environmental benefits to vegetarian diets - research
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Organic food provides significant environmental benefits to vegetarian diets - research

Feb 10th 2018, 8:18 AM 11,367 Views 13 Comments

The study of over 34,000 people is the first to examine the environmental impacts of both food choices and farm production systems.

Donald Trump has no cognitive problems - but should eat less fat and exercise more
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Donald Trump has no cognitive problems - but should eat less fat and exercise more

Jan 16th 2018, 10:14 PM 18,330 Views 159 Comments

Trump asked for the cognitive test.

Ditch the diet: 'Your plan for 2018 should be not to make grand plans'
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Ditch the diet: 'Your plan for 2018 should be not to make grand plans'

Dec 29th 2017, 7:30 PM 16,607 Views 7 Comments

Concentrate on making small steps and you are less likely to become overwhelmed and throw in the towel, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.

'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers'
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'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers'

Oct 20th 2017, 12:05 AM 29,544 Views 6 Comments

People with PKU, a rare genetic disorder, are fighting for access to medication.

In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10
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In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10

Oct 11th 2017, 7:56 AM 32,627 Views 93 Comments

Rates of child and adolescent obesity are highest (over 30%) in some islands in Polynesia.

A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding
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A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding

Sep 25th 2017, 9:52 PM 19,178 Views 39 Comments

Schools are recommended to serve water and milk to children as part of the programme.

The Mediterranean diet only has heart benefits for the well-off, says study
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The Mediterranean diet only has heart benefits for the well-off, says study

Aug 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 20,178 Views 12 Comments

The researchers have concluded that the quality of the food may be as important as the frequency in which it’s eaten.

Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 people worldwide - study
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Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 people worldwide - study

Jun 12th 2017, 10:30 PM 13,954 Views 40 Comments

Researchers said there was a worrying rise in the number of obese children across the world.

People with cancer being sold idea of 'healing diets' that can damage their chances of survival
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People with cancer being sold idea of 'healing diets' that can damage their chances of survival

May 14th 2017, 12:05 AM 19,164 Views 55 Comments

‘People who lose weight during cancer treatment do not live as long and weight loss is preventable.’

'Three doctors recently claimed saturated fat doesn't clog arteries. Their claim doesn't stand up'
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'Three doctors recently claimed saturated fat doesn't clog arteries. Their claim doesn't stand up'

May 7th 2017, 3:30 PM 515 Views 80 Comments

Scientific studies vary hugely in quality, writes dietitian Janis Morrissey.

Gluten-free life: 'It's disheartening when gluten-free diets are slammed by the media as a fad'
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Gluten-free life: 'It's disheartening when gluten-free diets are slammed by the media as a fad'

May 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 999 Views 47 Comments

The nature of my coeliac disease means I am highly sensitive and cross-contamination with gluten is a huge risk for me, writes Aoife O’Neill.

Maia Dunphy: 'I’d feel my IBS coming on like a spasm and I’d have to go home'
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Maia Dunphy: 'I’d feel my IBS coming on like a spasm and I’d have to go home'

Apr 30th 2017, 7:30 PM 4,646 Views 60 Comments

We need to get people talking about IBS and remove the stigma, writes Maia Dunphy.

Kellogg's spent millions to attack calls to limit sugar - but are cereals that unhealthy?
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Kellogg's spent millions to attack calls to limit sugar - but are cereals that unhealthy?

Apr 25th 2017, 6:10 AM 19,661 Views 51 Comments

Some cereals have plenty of sugar, but Kellogg’s has funded research to argue that health guidelines on sugar are incorrect.

Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food'
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Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food'

Apr 1st 2017, 7:30 PM 511 Views 19 Comments

Any increase in the amount of veggies you’re eating will stand to you, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.

Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme
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Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme

Mar 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 15,077 Views 16 Comments

A Sinn Féin TD says that although the announcement is welcome, the DEIS scheme is a blunt tool to identify disadvantage.

Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight
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Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight

Jan 4th 2017, 12:50 PM 18,315 Views 32 Comments

New research says there is no solid evidence to support claims the drinks help prevent obesity.

7 simple hacks for a healthier lifestyle
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7 simple hacks for a healthier lifestyle

Dec 22nd 2016, 2:52 PM 23,763 Views 7 Comments

Little changes, big results.

Ad for slimming tablets banned after complaint it showed women who were too thin
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Ad for slimming tablets banned after complaint it showed women who were too thin

Sep 29th 2016, 6:15 AM 24,640 Views 32 Comments

The ASAI said that the ad mustn’t be shown in its current form again.

Is it safe to raise your child on a vegan diet?
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Is it safe to raise your child on a vegan diet?

Aug 19th 2016, 8:30 PM 2,770 Views 50 Comments

Consultant dietitian Sarah Keogh argues children can be raised vegan, but it requires a lot of hard work from the parents.

Poll: Should parents who impose a vegan diet on their children be sanctioned?
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Poll: Should parents who impose a vegan diet on their children be sanctioned?

Aug 12th 2016, 9:46 AM 25,319 Views 163 Comments

A new bill facing the Italian parliament could see such parents facing jail time for failing to provide an adequate diet for their children.

New bill in Italy aims to jail parents who impose vegan diet on children
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New bill in Italy aims to jail parents who impose vegan diet on children

Aug 11th 2016, 12:43 PM 23,609 Views 124 Comments

The bill follows a series of high-profile cases in which children became ill after allegedly being restricted to a vegan diet.

Domini Kemp: Managing my diet helped me to take control of my cancer diagnosis
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Domini Kemp: Managing my diet helped me to take control of my cancer diagnosis

Jun 24th 2016, 7:00 AM 1,651 Views 33 Comments

Domini Kemp describes how diet and exercise help empower her to manage her health after being diagnosed with breast cancer

Former pupils of St Mary’s School for Deaf Girls eat like it's 1851
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Former pupils of St Mary’s School for Deaf Girls eat like it's 1851

May 29th 2016, 10:30 AM 23,771 Views 24 Comments

It’s for a very good cause….

'If I do break my diet I would be very sick" - living with coeliac disease isn't easy
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'If I do break my diet I would be very sick" - living with coeliac disease isn't easy

May 22nd 2016, 9:45 AM 23,673 Views 30 Comments

We spoke to two people whose lives changed as a result of their diagnosis.

Here's what you need to eat to be The Mountain in Game of Thrones
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Here's what you need to eat to be The Mountain in Game of Thrones

Apr 27th 2016, 1:40 PM 11,427 Views 10 Comments

Hafthor Bjornsson eats more before 10am than most eat in a day.

'New Year’s resolutions are based on the notion of guilt. I don’t see the point'
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'New Year’s resolutions are based on the notion of guilt. I don’t see the point'

Jan 1st 2016, 8:00 AM 165 Views 23 Comments

Let’s face it New Year’s resolutions aren’t about wellness. Why begin every New Year on a downer and with a creeping sense of failure?

Operation Transformation picks its first leaders for new series
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Operation Transformation picks its first leaders for new series

Nov 17th 2015, 6:00 PM 26,295 Views 17 Comments

The show will get underway again in the new year.

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