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#Healthy Eating

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8 healthy and simple-to-make lunches you can bring to work
# Lunchtime
From The Daily Edge
# Lunchtime

8 healthy and simple-to-make lunches you can bring to work

Jan 7th 2015, 1:08 PM 44,338 Views 64 Comments

Say goodbye to chicken rolls, baby.

Take it easy with the feasting this Christmas - you might not be as fit as you think
# Reality Bites
# Reality Bites

Take it easy with the feasting this Christmas - you might not be as fit as you think

Dec 24th 2014, 12:01 AM 19,211 Views 14 Comments

Lots of Irish people are kidding themselves when it comes to their weight and diet.

Opinion: 'Poor people can't cook' remark caused outrage – but consider the facts behind the headlines
# Health
# Health

Opinion: 'Poor people can't cook' remark caused outrage – but consider the facts behind the headlines

Dec 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 362 Views 60 Comments

Is a quick and cheap story about a rich woman talking down to poor people easier to stomach than the truth?

Opinion: 'Fat shaming' is not the way to encourage healthy eating
# Body Image
# Body Image

Opinion: 'Fat shaming' is not the way to encourage healthy eating

Oct 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 913 Views 111 Comments

Rather than scaremongering children into thinking that eating sweet food will make them (horror of horrors) fat, let’s teach them about being healthy.

Kick-start your fitness plan this week by serving up this frittata for dinner
# Just Eat It
From The42
# Just Eat It

Kick-start your fitness plan this week by serving up this frittata for dinner

Sep 29th 2014, 2:00 PM 3,880 Views 0 Comments

Spinach, leek and broccoli frittata for everybody.

White bread, butter and chips? Hospital food is not good enough, says TD
# Healthy Eating
# Healthy Eating

White bread, butter and chips? Hospital food is not good enough, says TD

Aug 29th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,975 Views 71 Comments

Ciara Conway TD has called for response to hospital food, after a constituents child was served chips in a pediatric ward.

Burgers and chips have now been banned from the Community Games
# NO MORE
# NO MORE

Burgers and chips have now been banned from the Community Games

Aug 18th 2014, 10:42 AM 17,564 Views 56 Comments

Sorry about that…

What's this? Irish people would rather a nice bowl of bran flakes than a fry...
# Pigs Might Fry
# Pigs Might Fry

What's this? Irish people would rather a nice bowl of bran flakes than a fry...

Aug 12th 2014, 5:18 PM 18,106 Views 52 Comments

Surely not.

5 of our favourite fitness apps for April
# Active Apps
From The42
# Active Apps

5 of our favourite fitness apps for April

Apr 7th 2014, 12:00 PM 22,723 Views 21 Comments

From ones that keep track of your weight, to those that get you on the move.

Tuck shop crackdown: Quinn to issue healthy eating guidelines for schools
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Tuck shop crackdown: Quinn to issue healthy eating guidelines for schools

Feb 11th 2014, 12:11 PM 9,379 Views 31 Comments

Minister Ruairí Quinn said he could not “dictate” what is sold in the vending machines in schools.

Michelle Obama dunks on LeBron James, then celebrates in style
# Dunked
From The42
# Dunked

Michelle Obama dunks on LeBron James, then celebrates in style

Jan 21st 2014, 5:55 PM 5,269 Views 3 Comments

Thank you, internet.

More people cooking meals from scratch since recession kicked in
# Om Nom Nom
# Om Nom Nom

More people cooking meals from scratch since recession kicked in

Oct 29th 2013, 11:47 AM 12,196 Views 24 Comments

More than half of Irish people say they have a high level of confidence in their own cooking abilities.

Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs
# Fat Facts
# Fat Facts

Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs

Aug 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 13,287 Views 63 Comments

New stats on eating habits are being highlighted as part of a drive to reduce the number of heart disease and stroke victims. 10,000 people die annually as a result of the illnesses.

7 foods that are good for you (despite their bad reputation)
# Nutrition
# Nutrition

7 foods that are good for you (despite their bad reputation)

Jul 13th 2013, 11:30 AM 32,682 Views 76 Comments

A nutrition consultant weighs in on fried foods, soy, wheat and eggs.

Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore

May 26th 2013, 1:30 PM 695 Views 17 Comments

Suffering from anorexia as a teenager, Jenny Conlon’s weight dropped to just 6 stone before. While speaking about her experience for the first time is difficult, she says if it helps one person, it will be worth it.

Interview: For children to eat healthily we must teach them about food
# Read Me
# Read Me

Interview: For children to eat healthily we must teach them about food

Apr 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 408 Views 43 Comments

From an early age it’s important for children to learn the basics about the food they eat; helping them to ‘grow their own’ can do this, says chef Donal Skehan.

Study reveals every single junk food meal damages your arteries
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Study reveals every single junk food meal damages your arteries

Oct 30th 2012, 3:36 PM 20,983 Views 77 Comments

Don’t worry though, you can scoff as much Mediterranean food as you like.

US politician apologises for comments about Michelle Obama's bottom
# No Butts
From The Daily Edge
# No Butts

US politician apologises for comments about Michelle Obama's bottom

Dec 22nd 2011, 10:02 PM 9,231 Views 18 Comments

Republican Jim Sensenbrenner sparked a scandal by saying publicly that Obama had a “large posterior”.

Almost half of people ignore use-by dates
# Gross
# Gross

Almost half of people ignore use-by dates

Nov 18th 2011, 10:51 AM 2,102 Views 15 Comments

A third of people said that they ignore use-by dates as long as the food looks and smells ‘okay’.

Suddenly good Murray: Cutting out the bread and yogurts has worked wonders
# No Gravy
From The42
# No Gravy

Suddenly good Murray: Cutting out the bread and yogurts has worked wonders

Nov 11th 2011, 12:19 PM 242 Views 0 Comments

Andy Murray has revealed that a revised diet is the main reason behind the best form of his career so far.

Safefood defends its "Stop the Spread" campaign
# Health
# Health

Safefood defends its "Stop the Spread" campaign

Jun 2nd 2011, 5:45 PM 1,252 Views 0 Comments

The anti-obesity campaign has been criticised for being too simplistic, but experts say it can work over time. “Stop the Spread” says that waist size can indicate an obesity problem.

Record number of closures for food safety breaches
# Food
# Food

Record number of closures for food safety breaches

Aug 9th 2010, 2:35 PM 477 Views 0 Comments

Even Oxegen made it onto the list.

US may have finally discovered world's unhealthiest burger
# Fast Food
# Fast Food

US may have finally discovered world's unhealthiest burger

Aug 7th 2010, 1:39 PM 496 Views 0 Comments

It involves replacing the bun with doughnuts and adding a very strange side dish.