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# nutrition - Monday 28 July, 2014

Here's a meal idea to get your fitness plans back on track tonight

It’s carb-free turkey taco night. Who wants in?

# nutrition - Friday 25 July, 2014

From The42 Player burnout no problem if you 'do all the small things right'... and eat plenty of steak Redemption

Player burnout no problem if you 'do all the small things right'... and eat plenty of steak

Cork dual star Aidan Walsh is well placed to voice his method of combating fatigue as he aims to play nine inter-county fixtures in 12 summer weeks.

# nutrition - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The42 'I'm gonna blow the roof off this place' - McGregor set for Dublin Notorious

'I'm gonna blow the roof off this place' - McGregor set for Dublin

Check out the short doc on the Irishman’s build-up to UFC Fight Night Dublin.

# nutrition - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy...

Gardening expert and holistic practitioner Fiann Ó Nualláin shares some of his secrets on how to survive the summer.

# nutrition - Monday 9 June, 2014

From The42 5 common mistakes inexperienced athletes make about nutrition Fitness

5 common mistakes inexperienced athletes make about nutrition

Probably best you don’t eat that, RG3.

# nutrition - Monday 2 June, 2014

From The42 Here's how nutrition is managed for the Irish rugby squad on tour to Argentina Balance

Here's how nutrition is managed for the Irish rugby squad on tour to Argentina

We caught up with IRFU nutritionist Dr Ruth Wood-Martin before she headed off to South America ahead of the squad.

# nutrition - Friday 16 May, 2014

A Fine Gael senator wants to ban caramel Frappucinos

And cans of Coke, too.

# nutrition - Saturday 3 May, 2014

7 simple fitness tips that will improve your rugby game

We spoke to Munster’s Strength and Conditioning coach Aled Walters to get his advice on the subtle differences that can transform your game.

# nutrition - Monday 7 April, 2014

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

5 of our favourite fitness apps for April

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

# nutrition - Sunday 2 March, 2014

'They told me that I wasn't too far off being a neanderthal' - Jamie Heaslip

The Leinster and Ireland No. 8 explains the range of elements that go into avoiding injury.

# nutrition - Monday 17 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 distinctly Irish nutrition tips Culinary Delights

11 distinctly Irish nutrition tips

Helping you become happier, if not healthier.

# nutrition - Saturday 15 February, 2014

This formula has the potential to change what the world considers to be “food”

Containing all the nutrients the human body needs (in theory), Soylent could save us time, money, and even combat world hunger.

# nutrition - Friday 31 January, 2014

Eating heart-shaped foods will keep your ticker in good shape

Strawberries, red peppers, apples – if it looks like a heart, get it into you.

# nutrition - Monday 27 January, 2014

Can nutritional supplements make you more fertile?

Up to 30 Irish couples are to take part in Europe’s first clinical nutritional supplements and whether they can affect fertility.

# nutrition - Monday 6 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man eats only McDonalds for 3 months, ends up healthier than he started Minimise Me

Man eats only McDonalds for 3 months, ends up healthier than he started

Well that was unexpected!

# nutrition - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Nutrition a "desperately neglected" aspect of mother and baby health

Undernutrition contributes to 45 per cent of child deaths in developing countries every year.

# nutrition - Thursday 10 October, 2013

31 per cent of teens eat "a lot" of junk food

A new survey has shone a light on teenagers attitudes to health and nutrition.

# nutrition - Monday 23 September, 2013

Government announces aid funding for women and children

The foreign aid minister says the money will protect the youngest and neediest in Irish society.

# nutrition - Friday 20 September, 2013

Minister: The number of obese three-year-olds in Ireland is frightening

Frances Fitzgerald said she was concerned about figures in a report published today which found “examples of three-year-olds eating hamburgers and crisps”.

# nutrition - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Shop-bought baby foods 'don't meet infants' weaning needs'

A study shows that some of the foods are promoted for infants from four months – an age they should still be on a breast milk-based diet.

# nutrition - Saturday 17 August, 2013

College students can pre-order week's dinners online for €10*

*The only catch is they have to cook it themselves.

# nutrition - Monday 5 August, 2013

Adding iodine to salt is making Americans smarter

Iodine deficiency is known to impair the brain’s development. Ever since the introduction of iodised salt in 1924, IQs have risen by about 3 points every decade.

# nutrition - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Debunked: Do you really eat a dozen spiders in your sleep every year?

Maybe there are some arachnids clumsy enough to fall in.

# nutrition - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Are TV dinners healthier than home-cooked meals?

You may be surprised – and it might be worth revisiting your home cooking…

# nutrition - Friday 19 July, 2013

Imported frozen berries linked to Hepatitis A outbreak

The Food Safety Authority issues warning as Ireland and Italy both hit by same strain of virus.

# nutrition - Saturday 13 July, 2013

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

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

# nutrition - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 14 most annoying things about being vegetarian Tofu Rage

The 14 most annoying things about being vegetarian

Go on, ask me if I wear leather shoes ONE MORE TIME.

# nutrition - Saturday 25 May, 2013

McDonald's creates its highest calorie menu item ever

It’s called the Mega Potato and it’s only available in Japan. Soz.

# nutrition - Monday 6 May, 2013

Irish households 'waste €700 a year' throwing out rotten food

SafeFood says the average home could save quite a bit of money by adopting a “eat it or freeze it” model.

# nutrition - Monday 15 April, 2013

Ireland to give €21 million to World Food Programme

The deal was signed during the opening day of a major international conference focussing on climate change, hunger and poor nutrition.

# nutrition - Friday 12 April, 2013

Important future of food events happening in Ireland

The agrifood industry is vital to our economy – and we’re hosting the likes of Al Gore here this month to examine hunger, climate justice and where the world goes from here.

# nutrition - Friday 8 March, 2013

Indian malnutrition fund used to fix buses

‘Child Nutrition Surcharge’ was set up in Maharashtra state 16 years ago where thousands of children die from malnutrition every year.

# nutrition - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

HSE insists patients' food meets 'nutritional needs and requirements'

The HSE responds to newspaper reports that chips, frozen pizzas and doughnuts are being offered to hospital patients.

# nutrition - Sunday 3 March, 2013

What overeating does to your body

You know it’s not good… but do you know the specifics?

# nutrition - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Cereal companies hoping you'll 'drink' your breakfast Slurp This post contains a poll

Cereal companies hoping you'll 'drink' your breakfast

Kellogg is one of the companies getting ready to roll out the quick-fix breakfast shakes, claiming they are as nutritious as a bowl of cereal and milk. Could you see yourself imbibing them regularly?

# nutrition - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Image of "unacceptable" meal prompts review of menu at the Coombe

The hospital said the meal was “unacceptable” and it will look to improve choices it offers in the future.

# nutrition - Monday 14 January, 2013

Why half of the world's food goes to waste

Mechanical Engineers Institute explains wastage occurs both at farmer-producer end of food chain and consumer level.

# nutrition - Friday 28 December, 2012

Column: What are the real dangers in our eating habits?

There’s a key problem with most of our diets – and we probably don’t even realise it, writes Sarah Keogh.

# nutrition - Sunday 9 December, 2012

9 dieting gimmicks you should stop wasting money on

No, really, put down those toning shoes.

# nutrition - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know this morning.