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Eating guidelines for mother and baby

Safefood advises that pregnant women do not need to go on a special diet, but should follow basic healthy eating guidelines to get the right balance of nutrients for mother and baby.

Omega-3 for a healthier lifestyle

It is suggested that people should have at least two portions of fish per week, one of which should be oily. So why fish? Oily fish contains omega-3 fatty acids, a type of polyunsaturated fatty acid considered an essential fatty acid.

Self-builders boost the construction industry

“There has never been a better time to self-build,” says Clive Corry of Selfbuild Ireland Ltd, organiser of Selfbuild shows across the country.

Self-builders boost the construction industry

“There has never been a better time to self-build,” says Clive Corry of Selfbuild Ireland Ltd, organiser of Selfbuild shows across the country.

Happy to be unhappy?

Hasn’t the good weather been fantastic? A welcome dose of vitamin D. The warm feeling of the sun’s rays on our freckled skin. A light breeze reminding us that it’s still April. But generally it’s been a nice teaser of what could be in store if the weather gods are in our favour this summer.

Computer game generation needs Mammy’s medicine

Medical experts are warning that a generation growing up playing computer games inside are missing out on getting their Vitamin D requirement.

Who said volunteerism is dead?

Looking out at the deluge of rain that is hammering our office window at the moment, it’s hard to imagine how the thousands of Tidy Towns volunteers across the county kept the enthusiasm for the task in hand this year given the depressing and atrocious weather we’ve been experiencing.

Temple Spa’s top tips to feel great this winter

1  Your granny is right, start the day with an energizing bowl of porridge to kick start your metabolism, and give you a slow sugar release to make you feel full longer!

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.

Health & Fitness

Fat is necessary for life but unfortunately many of us consume the wrong types of fat. Our intake of different fats has changed markedly during the last century. We eat far more saturated fats and vegetable oils which contain omega-6 fatty acids, whereas our intake of fatty fish oils (omega-3) has decreased by 80 per cent during the last 80 years. We eat much less fish today, so most of us suffer from a deficiency of omega-3 fatty oils.

 

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