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Holistic help to get children active

Ireland has one of the highest rates of childhood obesity in the world. According to The European Childhood Obesity Group one in every four children in Ireland aged between five and 12 years is overweight or obese.

Get in shape with Fitness 2000 and Shapes for Women

Fitness 2000 and Shapes for Women in Loughrea believes that exercise is not only essential for a healthy body but a healthy mind too. Doctors and healthcare practitioners are prescribing exercise more and more as only 30 minutes activity per day can effectively improve the quality of your life. It can lower the risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, obesity, and many other serious illnesses.

Local author says overweight people eat too quickly

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Up to 99.9 per cent of people who are overweight eat too quickly. That is the opinion of local author, therapist and trainer Diarmuid Lavelle whose new book The Sensual Slimmer has just hit the bookshelves.

Diabetes - what you need to know

The Midland Regional Diabetes Fund was established recently to raise funds for the new regional diabetes centre which will be established at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar.

NUIG appoints head of new podiatry course

Dr Caroline McIntosh, originally from Cramlington in Northumberland, has been appointed Head of Podiatry at NUI Galway and will manage the university’s School of Podiatry.

Encourage your kids to live healthily

The Community Nutrition and Dietetic Service of HSE West is advising families with school-going children to take a family approach to healthy living in 2009. This New Year it’s time to make changes to our lifestyle, as how parents behave has a huge impact on their child’s development.

A guide to weight /fat loss supplements

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.

‘Strict hand hygiene’ and ‘good isolation facilities’ credited with low incidence of MRSA at Galway

The Galway Clinic has credited strict hand hygiene and good isolation facilities with maintaining a “very low” incidence of MRSA infection at the Doughiska based private hospital.

Back to school: the state of our children’s health

Some things are priceless – but do you pay enough attention to your children’s diet and lifestyle?

Get in shape with Fitness 2000

Take control of your exercise and your life, stop making excuses and start making progress. Just 30 minutes a day is enough to make you a success story.


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