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#Diet

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

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

The Irish Farmers Association want the teaching pack withdrawn or amended.

From TheJournal.ie 'When we tried to explain PKU to people in the past, they'd say we were mad, things are different now' Low Protein Diet

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you plan to cut back on the amount of red meat you eat? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Red meat and sugar consumption must halve by 2050 to save planet, scientists warn High Steaks

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break Opinion

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

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.

From The42 Extra weights sessions and focused diet put Kilcoyne in a happy place Hungry

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie One fifth of obese 13-year-olds in Ireland believe they are just the right weight Growing Up In Ireland

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ever wondered how much sugar everyday foods contain? The Sugarcubes This post contains videos

Ever wondered how much sugar everyday foods contain?

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

From TheJournal.ie A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one Heart Health

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Organic food provides significant environmental benefits to vegetarian diets - research Food Consumption

Organic food provides significant environmental benefits to vegetarian diets - research

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

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump has no cognitive problems - but should eat less fat and exercise more Medically Speaking

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

Trump asked for the cognitive test.

From TheJournal.ie Ditch the diet: 'Your plan for 2018 should be not to make grand plans' New Year's Resolutions

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers' Pku

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10 Global Problem

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding Tackling Obesity

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Mediterranean diet only has heart benefits for the well-off, says study The Food Pyramid

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 people worldwide - study Worrying Trend

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

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

From TheJournal.ie People with cancer being sold idea of 'healing diets' that can damage their chances of survival No Evidence

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gluten-free life: 'It's disheartening when gluten-free diets are slammed by the media as a fad' Coeliac Awareness Week

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Maia Dunphy: 'I’d feel my IBS coming on like a spasm and I’d have to go home' Read Me

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Kellogg's spent millions to attack calls to limit sugar - but are cereals that unhealthy? Sugary Diet

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food' Read Me

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme Breakfast Time

Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme

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

From TheJournal.ie Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight Diet

Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight

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

From TheJournal.ie 7 simple hacks for a healthier lifestyle Sponsored By Lidl

7 simple hacks for a healthier lifestyle

Little changes, big results.

From TheJournal.ie Ad for slimming tablets banned after complaint it showed women who were too thin No Weigh No Weigh

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Is it safe to raise your child on a vegan diet? Column

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should parents who impose a vegan diet on their children be sanctioned? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New bill in Italy aims to jail parents who impose vegan diet on children Diet

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Domini Kemp: Managing my diet helped me to take control of my cancer diagnosis Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Former pupils of St Mary’s School for Deaf Girls eat like it's 1851 Seven Day Challenge

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

It’s for a very good cause….

From TheJournal.ie 'If I do break my diet I would be very sick" - living with coeliac disease isn't easy Gluten-free Life

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

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

From The42 Here's what you need to eat to be The Mountain in Game of Thrones Man Mountain

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

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

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

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

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?

From TheJournal.ie Operation Transformation picks its first leaders for new series Healthy Living

Operation Transformation picks its first leaders for new series

The show will get underway again in the new year.

From TheJournal.ie The science of recovery – how you can get the most out of your body Science Week

The science of recovery – how you can get the most out of your body

From diet to hydration, these are they keys to preparing for the next session.

From TheJournal.ie 'By paying attention to what I was putting in my body, I was finally able to stay reflux free' Column

'By paying attention to what I was putting in my body, I was finally able to stay reflux free'

Michael Kelly talks about cutting back on foods to help an ailment and has a great recipe for red cabbage, carrot and beetroot slaw.

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