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Healthy heart — let’s talk about the fats

Are you aware that cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in Ireland? Statistics from the HSE show that cardiovascular disease accounts for 36 per cent of deaths in Ireland. Evergreen has more than 25 years’ experience in helping people reduce their risk of heart disease.

Food intolerances make you sick, tired, and fat

Do you find it impossible to lose weight and keep it off despite your best efforts to diet? Does everyone around you seem to eat more than you, and yet somehow end up slimmer? Do you struggle to resist carbohydrate foods such as bread, cakes, chocolate, crisps, and pasta? Do most of your excess pounds sit around your tummy? Do you feel tired for much of the time, irritable and unable to focus? Do you feel bloated and sluggish?

Get the support you need - join Slimming World

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This time last year, local woman Sabrina Brett visited her mother and had a chat about losing weight.

Vitamin D - The sunshine vitamin

Vitamin D is frequently referred to as The Sunshine Vitamin, as it is manufactured by human skin exposed to the sun.

How do we get vitamin D?

With the days getting shorter, we are less exposed to sunlight. As a result, our bodies will produce less vitamin D. Our bodies use ultraviolet B (UVB) absorbed by the skin to make vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol).

Some simple healthy eating tips for college students

Cara Cunningham, MINDI, Community Dietitian

Keep your blood sugars balanced with chromium

Chromium is an essential trace mineral which forms a major part of glucose tolerance factor in the body, being responsible for the proper use of glucose.

Amazing weight loss for Slimming World Athlone’s Woman of the Year 2017

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“Losing 12 stone, 9lbs has changed my life,” says the Athlone Springs group’s Deirdre Sheerin, who was named Slimming World’s ‘Woman of the Year’ 2017 for the group.

Survey finds seven in ten people want help with healthy eating

New research from Bord Bia’s insight centre, The Thinking House, has found that a majority of people want guidance on how to eat well.

The sunshine vitamin D

Vitamin D is frequently referred to as the 'sunshine vitamin', as it is manufactured by human skin exposed to the sun. For this to take place we need sufficient levels of cholesterol in the body. Vitamin D3 is the form our bodies produce naturally.

 

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