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# healthy living

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Olympian, author and fitness expert Derval O'Rourke shares some healthy recipes
Derval offers some simple tips for maintaining health and well-being during the Covid-19 shutdown.
# Healthy Eating
The sports nutrition powering top teams (and how to use it yourself)
Dr Crionna Tobin explains how inter-county sides have evolved, and gives readers advice that they can apply to their own training.
# Your Say
Poll: Should there be a ban on using cartoon characters to promote unhealthy food?
A group of MPs in the UK are suggesting the measure be taken.
Obesity: 'We have gained one pound a year over the past twenty years'
Parenting is tougher than ever these days, but we can be tougher as parents, writes Dr John Sharry.
# mythbusters
8 of the most common exercise and nutrition myths to avoid in 2017
‘Everyone in fitness is trying to sell you something, nobody is trying to sell you the truth,’ writes personal trainer James Hanley.
# healthy living
Operation Transformation picks its first leaders for new series
The show will get underway again in the new year.
# healthy living
A night on the prom with a difference - here's the best events to get you active this week
Go on, get off that couch!
# Stampede
102 people signed up for health insurance EVERY HOUR in April
With the 30 April looming, Irish people bit the bullet en masse and signed on the dotted line.
Opinion: Extreme adventure races are fun, challenging, AND they helped me quit smoking
The knock-on effect of pushing myself physically has been immeasurable – on top of getting fitter, it’s also motivated me to say goodbye to cigarettes.
# healthy living
Supplements expert: 'We want to make sure people don't see it as a magic pill'
We speak to top nutritionist Lynn Clay about how supplements can work alongside a balanced diet.
# healthy living
The best money you can spend to improve your fitness
We speak to exercise physiologist Trevor Woods about the benefits of lactate tests.
# Food
New website lets users buy dinner from their neighbours
Have you ever looked at someone else’s dinner photos and thought: ‘Why can’t we just buy some of their food?’
# apply here
8 people who should apply for the Healthy Ireland Council job
Minister James Reilly is looking for dynamic people with a ‘national profile’ who will help make Ireland a healthier place.
# Fitness
Step 7: Getting from the couch to the Run In The Dark 5k start-line in eight weeks
‘It’s important that you only compare you with you and not with those around you as we all progress at a different rate.’
# healthy living
10 reasons why we love going to the gym
For all those of you who see working out as a lifestyle choice.
# Stress and Worry
Top 10 tips for healthy living during exams
Pharmacy union offers tips for avoiding health problems during exams…which includes paying a visit to your pharmacy.