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Poor diet is biggest health risk and more deadly than smoking

Friday 5th April 2019 - John von Radowitz - Independent

Poor diet is the world's deadliest health risk, accounting for a fifth of all deaths, a study has shown. Eating unhealthily claims more lives than smoking because of its links to heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say researchers. More than 130 scientists compared dietary habits to rates of... Read more →

How to avoid jet lag when you're flying long-haul

Thursday 4th April 2019 - RTE - RTE

How to avoid jet lag when you're flying long-haul Jetting off on the summer holiday of a lifetime is one of the best feelings in the world, but spending the first few days battling jet lag? Not so much. Also known as ‘desynchronosis’ and ‘flight fatigue’, jet lag is a tempo... Read more →

How to keep calm and make it a habit

Tuesday 2nd April 2019 - Fiona Brenan - Independent

How to keep calm and make it a habit Which one of these six super positive emotions would you like to wake up feeling every morning? Love? Calmness? Confidence? Gratitude? Hope? or Happiness? All of them are of course appealing, but which one resonates most with you? If it is calmness, then ... Read more →

5 things to cut out of you diet to get a better night's sleep

Monday 1st April 2019 - RTE - RTE

5 things to cut out of your diet to get a better night's sleep Nothing beats waking up from a good night’s sleep yet, for many of us, the idea of that happening seems like a dream. Sleep deprivation can affect your memory, productivity and overall happiness, so it is essential that you are w... Read more →

Eating these foods will help to keep your teeth clean

Friday 29th March 2019 - RTE - RTE

Eating these foods will help to keep your teeth clean  Bamboo toothbrushes have, thankfully, entered the mainstream as a sustainable alternative to the typical plastic toothbrush from the supermarket, but there might be an even more earth-friendly way to keep your pearly whites pristine. ... Read more →

Everything you need to know about the clocks changing in 2019

Thursday 28th March 2019 - Jane Fallon Griffin - RTE

Everything you need to know about the clocks changing in 2019 Spring forward, fall back as they try to remember which way to turn the dial tends to be the extent of the average person’s knowledge of the biannual clock change. But why do we frantically try to remember to change our clocks twi... Read more →

What's the secret to glowing, gorgeous skin? Here are an expert's 10 tips

Wednesday 27th March 2019 - Dr Niki Ralph - Independent

What's the secret to glowing, gorgeous skin? Here are an expert's 10 tips Summer is almost upon us, so it’s time to prep your complexion and get your beauty game in order. Swapping out some daily habits will help to achieve the skin you want. From hydration to exfoliation - our expert derma... Read more →

Five tips to move more - without going to the gym

Tuesday 26th March 2019 - Nicola Davis - The Irish Times

Five tips to move more - without going to the gym  1) Break it down Current guidelines recommend adults clock up at least 30 minutes a day of moderate activity on five days a week (or 150 minutes a week). But new US guidelines say even short bouts are beneficial. It mean... Read more →

8 ways to prevent sports injuries

Monday 25th March 2019 - Dr Martin Rochford - Independent

8 ways to prevent sports injuries Warm up, cross-train and take a rest day, advises sports and exercise medicine expert Dr Martin Rochford Sports injuries generally occur for two different reasons: trauma and overuse. And while traumatic sports injuries are usually obvious, dramatic scenes, like... Read more →

Gardening for just 10 minutes a week can cut risk of death - study

Friday 22nd March 2019 - Sally Wardle - Independent.ie

Gardening for just 10 minutes a week can cut risk of death - study  Walking or gardening for just 10 minutes per week could cut the risk of death, new research suggests. Even low levels of physical activity are linked to a reduced chance of dying from cancer, cardiovascular disease and ... Read more →