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From TheJournal.ie Kerrygold is being sued in the US over claims its butter doesn't come from grass-fed cows Better Butter

Kerrygold is being sued in the US over claims its butter doesn't come from grass-fed cows

A Californian citizen has accused Ornua of ‘false, deceptive’ advertising.

From TheJournal.ie These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer New Year's Resolution

These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer

Quitting smoking is top of the list.

From The42 Sitting ducks: How to reduce the negative impact of staying seated for long periods Desk Probs

Sitting ducks: How to reduce the negative impact of staying seated for long periods

A few minor adjustments to your desk set-up can make all the difference, writes Sarah Cremen

From TheJournal.ie Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight Heart Disease

Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight

A study carried out over 11 years found patients with a healthy weight were almost twice as likely to die in hospital compared to people who were obese or overweight.

From TheJournal.ie Can You Guess How Much Protein Is In These Foods? Sponsored By Bord Bia

Can You Guess How Much Protein Is In These Foods?

Bet you can’t.

From TheJournal.ie Happy Pear twins talk working on three hours sleep, no days off and those Jedward comparisons A Busy Pair

Happy Pear twins talk working on three hours sleep, no days off and those Jedward comparisons

The Greystones twins start their days at 5am and share nearly everything they do online.

From TheJournal.ie Report recommending people to eat fat sparks row among health experts What To Eat

Report recommending people to eat fat sparks row among health experts

The report by the National Obesity Forum and the Public Health Collaboration calls for a “major overhaul” of current dietary guidelines.

From TheJournal.ie People who use public transport have lower fat percentage than those who drive to work Commute

People who use public transport have lower fat percentage than those who drive to work

Commuters who only used public transport also had lower BMI compared to car-users.

From TheJournal.ie 7 reasons to feel a bit happier (even though it's still winter) Sponsored By Aviva

7 reasons to feel a bit happier (even though it's still winter)

There are silver linings to January, promise.

From TheJournal.ie Getting ready for Christmas? These are all the deadly apps you need to stay on top of things Sponsored By Mee Dock
From TheJournal.ie Epilepsy unit at Beaumont Hospital closed because of staff shortages Nurses

Epilepsy unit at Beaumont Hospital closed because of staff shortages

Vacant positions have been filled but the unit will not reopen until 21 September.

From TheJournal.ie This dietician says gluten is good for you and here's why Opinion

This dietician says gluten is good for you and here's why

Cutting out gluten healthily can be tricky as you need to replace it with other foods that are more expensive and not as tasty, writes Fiachrá Duffy.

From TheJournal.ie Women set to parade topless through New York Women's Equality Day

Women set to parade topless through New York

The event has been organised by women’s right group GoTopless.

From TheJournal.ie 5 reasons you shouldn't try a gluten-free diet Maybe Think About It

5 reasons you shouldn't try a gluten-free diet

It might be worth reconsidering.

From The42 The all-round fitness circuit that requires just a medicine ball Training

The all-round fitness circuit that requires just a medicine ball

Who knew fitness could be so cheap.

From TheJournal.ie 6 'clean eating' recipes to drool over Sponsored

6 'clean eating' recipes to drool over

It’s not all rabbit food, promise.

From TheJournal.ie Subway sandwiches are about to get a lot more natural No Artificial Colours

Subway sandwiches are about to get a lot more natural

The sandwich chain is trying to market itself as a fresher alternative to hamburger chains.

From TheJournal.ie Good news... Irish children are getting healthier On The Right Track

Good news... Irish children are getting healthier

New figures from Safefood show people are starting to make necessary changes children’s diet and exercise.

From TheJournal.ie Telling a fat person to diet is 'like asking a person who's bleeding to avoid sharp objects' Obesity

Telling a fat person to diet is 'like asking a person who's bleeding to avoid sharp objects'

Experts have said obesity can not be cured with dieting and exercise alone.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Advice for overweight people to slim down is valid – it's about health, not body image Health

Opinion: Advice for overweight people to slim down is valid – it's about health, not body image

We don’t need a nation of size 8s and Disney-proportioned cartoon characters, but we do need to admit that being overweight is not healthy.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter Healthy

Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter

Last winter I got sick and I couldn’t shake it off without a trip to the doctors. In hindsight, it’s very obvious why – I wasn’t really taking great care of myself.

9 little lifestyle changes you can make to be healthier this year

Stop putting sugar in your tea for one.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you off the drink for the month of January? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you off the drink for the month of January?

Some people are doing it for charity, others are doing it for their own wellbeing or to save money. Are you?

From TheJournal.ie Which county is Ireland's most fertile? What illness kills most people? Ireland's health in 15 maps and graphs Picture Of Health

Which county is Ireland's most fertile? What illness kills most people? Ireland's health in 15 maps and graphs

The Health in Ireland Key Trends report takes a look into the demographics, population health and expenditure on health services.

From TheJournal.ie Want to eat a healthier diet? Here's how (and it's simple and cheap) Happy Pair
From TheJournal.ie Compulsory 2 hours of PE per week needed to stop the rise of teen obesity Get Moving

Compulsory 2 hours of PE per week needed to stop the rise of teen obesity

It is estimated that one in five Irish teenagers is overweight or obese.

From TheJournal.ie Busy lifestyles mean that young people might not be learning enough food skills to stay healthy Microwave Dinners

Busy lifestyles mean that young people might not be learning enough food skills to stay healthy

A new report by safefood has noted clear evidence that food skills, such as cooking and budgeting for meals, has an impact on health.

From TheJournal.ie Over 92% increase in people looking for help over eating disorders Body Image

Over 92% increase in people looking for help over eating disorders

Bodywhys support service said that the majority of calls are from those aged 25-35.

From TheJournal.ie UK hospitals to be fined for serving up unhealthy food Hospital Food

UK hospitals to be fined for serving up unhealthy food

There have been calls to have a national standard of hospital food for Irish hospitals.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you feel that your weight is healthy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel that your weight is healthy?

A new study shows that 80% of Ireland’s over-50s are overweight.

From TheJournal.ie Children face life span five years shorter than parents - but you can change this Move More

Children face life span five years shorter than parents - but you can change this

Experts say that obesity has reached a ‘tipping point’ in Ireland. Here are tips they shared with us on how to keep your kids healthy and active.

From The42 Brian O'Driscoll back in full training while Leinster's front row concerns subside Encouragement

Brian O'Driscoll back in full training while Leinster's front row concerns subside

The eastern province has issued a clean bill of health ahead of the Toulon clash.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what you should really be eating for breakfast Kickstart

Here's what you should really be eating for breakfast

Food is your friend if you stick with this lot.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Fat isn’t funny anymore – not when it’s costing the country almost €4bn a year Fat Of The Land

Column: Fat isn’t funny anymore – not when it’s costing the country almost €4bn a year

There’s a strong correlation between weight and income. John Verling asks whether we’re in danger of criminalising being fat while missing the nub of the problem …

9 food combinations that we need to see happen

The world needs this.

From TheJournal.ie Eating heart-shaped foods will keep your ticker in good shape Love Your Heart

Eating heart-shaped foods will keep your ticker in good shape

Strawberries, red peppers, apples – if it looks like a heart, get it into you.

11 reasons getting back to normal is actually great

Feck your Blue Mondays, let’s get back into it.

From TheJournal.ie All set for Christmas, but now you're sick? What should you take to help? Flu Be Gone

All set for Christmas, but now you're sick? What should you take to help?

Confused about over-the-counter medicines? If you’re sick what should you ask for?

From TheJournal.ie Would you shop in a store for expired food? Best Before This post contains a poll

Would you shop in a store for expired food?

A pilot project in the States wants to convert fruit and veg just past their ‘best before’ date into healthy and cheap takeaways. Would that work here?

From TheJournal.ie Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore Read Me

Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore

Suffering from anorexia as a teenager, Jenny Conlon’s weight dropped to just 6 stone before. While speaking about her experience for the first time is difficult, she says if it helps one person, it will be worth it.

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