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Why Are So Many Irish People Switching To A Vegan Diet?

By Zuzanna Piasek May 16, 2018 (No)
Lately nearly everyone and their dog has been turning vegan and you may be wondering why? Is this just something that’s on trend or are there actual reasons why people are changing their eating habits? Today we are going to look at why the Vegan diet has become so popular in recent times and speak about all of the different benefits of vegan eating. What is Veganism? The vegan diet is an extension of being a vegetarian. Vegans do not consume any animal products; this includes dairy, meat and honey. Veganism has been spoken about at length over the years in documentaries such as Cowspiracy, What the Health and Forks […]

The Best Vegan-Friendly Alternatives To Cow’s Milk

By Amy Meegan April 11, 2018 (No)
From 2013 to 2016, the global plant-based milk market grew by 35%. By 2024, this market’s expected to be worth approximately $6.4 billion. Are you contributing to the growth of this market? I sure am! I love almond milk cappuccinos and coconut milk hot chocolates. Nonetheless, the global dairy market is still worth 156 times the milk alternatives market. No fear of the cows being put out of work just yet. Of course most of you know that plant-based milks are vegan-friendly and are suitable for those who’re lactose intolerance or have a milk protein allergy. But from a health and nutrition perspective, why choose one milk alternative over the […]

Ways To Boost Your Immune System In Cold Weather

By Amy Meegan March 3, 2018 (No)
Who’d have thought!? It’s the beginning of March, there’s a good foot of snow outside and the country has come to a stand-still as a result. Storm Emma and the Beast from the East have truly challenged the people of Ireland. The common challenge for us all will be the pressure this dramatic fall in temperature may have on our health. To keep our immune system in check we’re often advised to take a multi-vitamin, but did you know that many of the foods we cook with every day can possess immune-boosting properties? So, if your local chemist is closed, give some of these home remedies a try. Garlic The […]

6 of the Best Restaurants for Clean Eating in Waterford

By Niamh Murray February 24, 2018 (No)
Our latest healthy food guide has heaps of delicious restaurants at the ready. From beautiful Mediterranean dishes to organic bliss, there are so many wonderful ways to enjoy a few hours of clean eating in Waterford. As we all know, it can be hard to find an eatery that gives the consumer the best of both worlds, tasty and healthy food. But these six restaurants are definitely worth a go if you find yourself in the The Gentle County, let’s tuck in! MOMO Restaurant Located at 47 Patrick Street in Waterford, MOMO provides a variety of dishes for all dietary needs. This includes Vegetarian, Vegan and not forgetting the traditional meat […]

Simple Ways of Looking After Your Mental Health In 2018

By Zuzanna Piasek February 20, 2018 (No)
Whether you are a student or just starting out at a new job, life can get a little bit stressful for everyone now and then. Thankfully, there are plenty of simple ways of looking after your mental health in 2018. It is really important to treat yourself and in a world so fast paced, take a minute to slow down and take a deep breath. Reading Reading can be very relaxing, no matter what you read from fiction to reality or even just a magazine. Taking ten minutes out of your day or even on a lunch break to pull out a good book will benefit you greatly. It takes […]

The Best Irish Health & Wellbeing Events in 2018

By Alannah Kenny January 20, 2018 (No)
If there is one New Year’s resolution that you are guaranteed never to regret, it is looking after yourself and taking the time to maintain a healthy body and mind. We live in a world that is becoming increasingly pressurised and it’s easy to neglect our mental and physical wellbeing as a result. Thankfully there will be plenty of special events set up around the country this year that can help everyone to hone these skills. The events differ greatly to cater for everyone so there can be no excuses! Check out some of the top health and wellbeing events on offer in 2018 and make minding yourself a guilt-free […]

Six of the Best Restaurants for Clean Eating In Belfast

By Zuzanna Piasek December 30, 2017 (No)
Eateries that offer good honest food and source wholesome ingredients can be hard to come by, especially when motivation is low during the festive season! That cheeky Nando’s or dirty chipper might seem like a good idea at the time, but thankfully there is healthy food out there that is just as flavorsome. If you’re planning on heading up north this Winter and are looking for some seriously healthy food, then Belfast really is the place to be. We’re going to take a look at 6 super tasty restaurants that won’t let you stray too far from your diet. 1. Home – 22 Wellington Place This restaurant has a very […]

The Dangers of Fad Diets

By Tahlia Peppard December 29, 2017 (4 Comments)
A fad diet is a diet that promises quick weight-loss through an unhealthy or unbalanced diet. Fad diets are targeted at people who want to lose weight quickly without exercise. Some fad diets claim that they make you lose fat, but it’s really water weight you’re losing. With the Christmas period starting to wind down, people will begin to give their diet more consideration. After a few days of pretty hectic eating, a fad diet might seem like the perfect quick fix solution. At one point or another, we have all probably heard of or known someone who has been on a fad diet and had some shocking aftereffects. So, it’s important to know the dangers of […]

Six of the Best Restaurants for Clean Eating in Kildare

By Zuzanna Piasek December 12, 2017 (No)
Who doesn’t love a good guilt free meal? In recent times, its become far more important to know where our food comes from and know that it’s healthy and fresh. With this guide you no longer have to play scrabble with Trip Advisor when you’re looking to do some clean eating in Kildare. Pay a visit to any of these six restaurants and you can be guaranteed some gloriously healthy grub that will put a smile on everyone’s face. There’s no shortage of healthy nosh in the Short Grass County, so let’s get straight into it! 1. Hartes of Kildare (Kildare Town) After a long day of shopping in Kildare […]

Finding Healthy Alternatives to Festive Coffees in Ireland

By Zuzanna Piasek November 28, 2017 (No)
Who doesn’t love to get a red Christmas cup from Starbucks and even better, to enjoy their mint or pumpkin spiced coffee? Frappuccino’s are some of the tastiest treats around but unfortunately they are also filled to the brim with calories. That doesn’t mean you have to give up on the hot stuff altogether, instead you can enjoy one of these alternatives to festive coffees. 1. Matcha Cafés in Dublin This is perfect if you are looking to lose weight and get a long lasting boost of energy that makes you feel better than coffee. Matcha tea, which was a beloved drink of samurai’s, monks and martial artists has seen […]

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