By the book: Smart bites to fuel their day
says a healthy lunch is vital brain food.
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Free games and apps targeting children are being used to market foods high in fat, salt and sugar, writes
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
While recent trials debunked some established truths about salt, the leader of the research says the findings don’t give us a licence to liberally consume it either, says .
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
hears how marketed fruit waters can contain as much sugar as cola and other fizzy drinks, and why the Super Troopers health programme is delivering results.
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
Fri, 12 May, 2017
IBS symptoms can be treated with the Fodmap diet, which eliminates short-chain carbohydrates such as wheat, rye, onions and artificial sugars.
Fri, 17 Mar, 2017
Fri, 24 Feb, 2017
Are you on that familiar rollercoaster too — a December full of excess followed by a January of repentance?
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
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Fri, 30 Dec, 2016
Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
Paula Mee has come through a difficult phase of her life, including the break up of a long-term relationship. Along the way she learned how to manage the ‘Change’, says
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
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Mon, 23 Nov, 2015
Thu, 12 Nov, 2015
The MIND diet is based on Mediterranean eating, and proponents claim it can help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s, writes Margaret Jennings
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
Older women face many challenges due to hormonal changes, but good nutrition will help, says
Sat, 25 Apr, 2015
That January credit card madebaulk and so she’s been on a strict budget since. She is managing to eat well for an incredible €30 a week
Thu, 15 Jan, 2015
The idea of whether it is possible to be addicted to certain foods is being explored at a public meeting in Dublin today.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2014
A new glut of apps, gadgets and sensors log and monitor every moment of our lives. Pavel Barter signs up to the cult of life-logging.
Sun, 19 Jan, 2014
HAPPY in your relationship but feeling a bit crowded?
Sun, 08 Sep, 2013
Dietician Paula Mee recently presented results of a survey which found that four out of 10 Irish adults endure digestive discomfort more than once a week.
Sun, 28 Oct, 2012
MILK can boost health in teenagers and promote weight loss as part of an adult diet — two messages high on the agenda for new National Dairy Council (NDC) chief executive Zoe Kavanagh.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2011
NUTRITION, dietitian and health commentator Paula Mee is to host a free promotional talk on the health benefits of consuming dairy products at the Clarion Hotel, Sligo, from 7pm on Thursday, November 25.
Tue, 16 Nov, 2010
MILK plays an active role in a healthy diet and a balanced metabolism, effectively helping people lose weight by boosting their energy levels, according to dietitian and TV presenter Paula Mee.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2010
PARENTS have been reminded that they can boost their children’s health while supporting Ireland’s horticulture industry.
Mon, 30 Aug, 2010
OVER half of parents admit their children are skipping meals, with breakfast the most likely meal to be missed.
Mon, 16 Aug, 2010
CONSUMPTION of high caffeine and high calorie energy drinks has more than doubled in the past seven years, leading to growing calls for a ban on selling the drinks to under-16s.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2009
The majority of Irish people (61%) are unhappy with their body weight, according to an online survey.
Wed, 03 Jun, 2009
IF your parenting skills are limited to riot control, your toddler eats nothing but soft furnishings and your teenager lives in a tent in the back garden, then a series of seminars this weekend could be just the answer — or at least get you out of the house for a bit.
Fri, 09 May, 2008
FOOD sourced locally proved a successful recipe for a trio of Macroom students in a national healthy eating competition.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2008
Take-away fast food is replacing family meals for many children, fuelling an obesity epidemic, writes Mary Regan.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2008
CHILDREN are more concerned with eating to look good than for their health, according to a report on the attitudes of 10 to 14-year-olds on diet, nutrition and exercise.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2008
AN AMBITIOUS plan introduced three years ago to tackle obesity is not working and the Government has offered “no leadership” in implementing its 93 recommendations.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2008
IT is appropriate that the national potato conference and trade show should be held in Dublin today, St Valentine’s Day, because the Irish people have had a love affair with the humble spud for hundreds of years.
Thu, 14 Feb, 2008
BORD BIA yesterday launched a national campaign aimed at raising consumer awareness of the fact that “an egg a day is OK” as part of a healthy balanced diet.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2007
THE fat, salt or sugar levels of each product on sale in Tesco outlets is to be clearly displayed on its foods within the next 18 months.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2007
AT a time when we’re bombarded with statistics about over-weight and unhealthy teenagers, one group of school-goers are educating their peers about the importance of healthy eating, food miles and organic produce.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2007
Fri, 08 Sep, 2006
SECONDARY schools can now provide students with a healthy eating alternative to the chipper or local shop at lunchtime.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2006
FRESH fruit and vegetables on sale in some supermarkets can be up to a year old, it has been revealed.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2006
Mon, 20 Sep, 2004