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# Healthy Eating

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8 healthy and simple-to-make lunches you can bring to work
Say goodbye to chicken rolls, baby.
Take it easy with the feasting this Christmas - you might not be as fit as you think
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
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
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
Spinach, leek and broccoli frittata for everybody.
White bread, butter and chips? Hospital food is not good enough, says TD
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
Sorry about that…
What's this? Irish people would rather a nice bowl of bran flakes than a fry...
Surely not.
5 of our favourite fitness apps for April
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
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
Thank you, internet.
More people cooking meals from scratch since recession kicked in
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
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)
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
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
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
Don’t worry though, you can scoff as much Mediterranean food as you like.
US politician apologises for comments about Michelle Obama's bottom
Republican Jim Sensenbrenner sparked a scandal by saying publicly that Obama had a “large posterior”.
Almost half of people ignore use-by dates
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
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
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
Even Oxegen made it onto the list.
US may have finally discovered world's unhealthiest burger
It involves replacing the bun with doughnuts and adding a very strange side dish.