We all want to look our best this summer, even if most of us will be hiding in wetsuits on Irish beaches. Read on for some simple do’s and don’ts to help you beat the bloat this summer and beyond.
Obesity is one of the greatest public health challenges of the 21st century and is also one of the largest contributing factors to chronic disease and ill health in the world. In Europe alone rates have tripled since the 1980s and in Ireland over 60% of the population is either overweight or obese. Furthermore, weight gain and obesity is now evident in children as young as 3 years of age.
As the corona virus lockdown rages on, it is important that we don’t lose sight of maintaining our general health. This article is helpful for people with existing osteopenia or osteoporosis and for those who are at a higher risk of lower bone mineral density. Read on for some of the heavy hitters when it comes to good bone health.
Most of us are thinking about getting healthy and losing weight at this time of year and may also be keen to do our bit for the planet. Good news! Most key dietary recommendations for healthy eating are sustainable for the planet and for our long term health. Focusing on a couple of small changes and sticking with them will make a bigger difference than more radical, but short-lived changes.
As party season starts to get into swing, most of us put our healthy eating resolutions on hold until January. Nutritionist Heather Leeson has some tips to make it easier to stay on track this December and avoid piling on the pounds.