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Serve up some beetroot for a great nutritional boost

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If you are looking for a vegetable that offers a great nutritional boost, then look no further than beetroot.

Beetroot – a vegetable packed with health benefits

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This is a great time of year for delicious, healthy, beetroot.

Swap to Arrabawn Skim Plus Milk for the summer

People are generally more health conscious in the summer, and whether hard at work or soaking up the rays, it is the right time to make the swap to Arrabawn Skim Plus Milk.

Folic acid - vital pill for early pregnancy

A recent study by Irish doctors based in UCD and the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital has found an increasing number of babies born with neural tube defects (NTD) such as spina bifida, anencephaly, and encephalocoele. Although NTDs are very rare, folic acid intake reduces the risk by promoting the development of a healthy spinal cord. It is a worry that almost 15 per cent of new mums had never taken folic acid. The study also found that only 14 per cent of women had taken folic acid pre-conception and nearly a half of women had only started to take folic acid after conception. It seems timely to get the message back out there.

Get slim and win with Arrabawn Skim Plus milk

Arrabawn Dairies has just launched its Get Slim with Arrabawn Skim Campaign, offering customers the chance to win six month’s free membership to a gym of their choice, plus nutritional advice and personal training sessions. This prize will be given out every week for four weeks and can be entered via the Facebook page and website www.arrabawndairies.ie. There will also be lots of other prizes including pink Atak compression wear – perfect to wear when getting fit for summer.

Get your A, B, Cs in order at Whelan’s Pharmacy

Do you get confused when it comes to your A, B, and Cs? At Whelan’s Pharmacy the friendly and professional staff are trained to advise on a whole range of topics including vitamins and essential minerals.

On Daffodil Day - simple steps to prevent cancer

Daffodil Day, this Friday March 23, aims to raise awareness of cancer, and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) estimated that approximately one third of all cancers are preventable by making positive changes to our lifestyles.

McKane’s stocks nutrients that can help your heart

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McKane’s Pharmacy in Ballina is stocking Revive Q10 plus, which will help with cardiovascular issues.

Beyonce: so baby-licious

Beyonce’s growing baby bump has the world eagerly anticipating the birth of her and Jay-Z’s first baby, but has the Destiny’s Child singer got you thinking of a child of your own? If so, here are some tips that could help you to be as baby-licious as Miss Knowles.

The spud could just be the thing to ward off winter sniffles

Wilson’s Country Irish Potatoes has conducted a straw poll survey on the Irish streets to see if the spud is the family favourite. On average Irish people confirmed they eat Irish potatoes just 2.5 times a week as part of their main meal; pasta was the option 1.7 times a week; with rice following shortly behind, just once a week.

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