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Gerry Duffy, who just won the Deca Ironman Challenge (that’s a 3.8km swim, a 180km cycle, and a 42km marathon every day for 10 days) told me at an event in Athlone recently that he swears by a mixture of manuka honey, sea-salt, and water as an alternative to sugary energy drinks and gels. Here is a similar recipe:
This time of year, with the cold snap in full swing and little sign of a let up in the arctic conditions, it’s more important than ever to look after your health. And with time constraints and our ever hectic lifestyles, we all want something simple that is both effective and efficient.
Echinacea is one of the most popular herbal remedies to help boost immune systems and fight off colds and flu. However research has shown that not all echinaceas are the same. Fresh echinacea contains almost three times more active substances than from the same amount of dried herb, helping to stamp out winter sniffles and ensure your immune system works more effectively.
Boots in Golden Island shopping centre, Athlone will be hosting a mother and baby health promotion event on Friday September 3 from 9.30am-6.30pm.
The Migraine Association of Ireland has launched a new migraine and diet leaflet to help food migraineurs to identify triggers and better manage their condition. The association will be distributing t
Elaine O’Shaughnessy is the new nutritionist in Molloy’s Lifestyle Pharmacies, Ballina. She completed a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry from the National University of Ireland Galway and a MSc in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from Coleraine University. She is also currently a student of the College of Naturopathic Medicine. Altogether, Elaine has a total of eight years’ experience in the health care industry with a special focus in the community setting dealing with chronic preventable diseases.
Calcium/vitamin D: Calcium is clearly great for bone loss, and there is evidence that it can help reduce body fat — increasing dietary calcium can lead to significantly increased weight and fat loss and increase the percentage of fat loss around the trunk region. Vitamin intake affects weight and fat loss, too. The major function of vitamin D is to help maintain normal levels of calcium. This dynamic duo is important for achieving a lean body.
Maybe not a lot of people know it, certainly not a lot of my generation, but it’s a fact – when Louth won the All-Ireland football title in 1957, there were two Mayo men on the team. And the two of them – Dan O’Neill and Seamie O’Donnell – actually played the entire second-half at midfield together, after Seamie moved out there from the half-forward line. Together, they drove Louth forward in what was a titanic struggle and, with their help, the Wee County’s perseverance paid off. Sean Cunningham scored a late goal to help them overcome Cork in the final that saw Padraig Harrington’s father, Paddy (since passed away, RIP) lose his second All-Ireland final on the trot.
Popeye showed us just how powerful spinach really was and our mammies have been telling us for years to ‘eat our greens’. But why is this so – are green veggies all they’re cracked up to be?
The owner of a city store has recently won the national body building championships, and regained the title he won last year of Mr Ireland.