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Sunday 10 February, 2019

Opinion: Prevention is better than cure so there is no point in taxing vitamins
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Opinion: Prevention is better than cure so there is no point in taxing vitamins

Feb 10th 2019, 7:45 AM 18,134 Views 37 Comments

Those people who mind their health and take supplements save the state money by needing less healthcare writes Ciara Wright.

Monday 24 December, 2018

Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break
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Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break

Dec 24th 2018, 6:00 PM 17,451 Views 22 Comments

Use of indigestion medication can lead to deficiencies in minerals and vitamins and could start a vicious cycle. Heed the warning signs and try improving your diet instead, writes Ciara Wright.

Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Processed meats can be very bad for us - so what does the future of the ham sandwich look like?
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Processed meats can be very bad for us - so what does the future of the ham sandwich look like?

Nov 20th 2018, 7:00 AM 34,371 Views 40 Comments

It’s been three years since the WHO released its guidelines about processed meat – so why aren’t we listening?

Friday 2 November, 2018

Opinion: 'Eating this mineral in pregnancy - and before conception - can boost how your child's brain develops'
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Opinion: 'Eating this mineral in pregnancy - and before conception - can boost how your child's brain develops'

Nov 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 25,435 Views 15 Comments

The evidence is very clear and yet we are among the countries in the world that is most deficient in this mineral, writes

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Sunday 7 October, 2018

Would you give your child a beer? Changing our attitudes towards sugar
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Would you give your child a beer? Changing our attitudes towards sugar

Oct 7th 2018, 1:00 PM 20,355 Views 25 Comments

Sugar should be an occasional treat but it shouldn’t be an everyday habit for our young kids, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.

Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Opinion: Donuts are the spawn of the devil. No good can come from them
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Opinion: Donuts are the spawn of the devil. No good can come from them

Oct 3rd 2018, 6:44 PM 20,496 Views 23 Comments

Let’s hope our romance with the donut ends before it really does some lifelong damage, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.

Friday 29 December, 2017

Ditch the diet: 'Your plan for 2018 should be not to make grand plans'
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Ditch the diet: 'Your plan for 2018 should be not to make grand plans'

Dec 29th 2017, 7:30 PM 16,605 Views 7 Comments

Concentrate on making small steps and you are less likely to become overwhelmed and throw in the towel, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.

Thursday 26 October, 2017

The new sugar tax: Has the government gone far enough?
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The new sugar tax: Has the government gone far enough?

Oct 26th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,001 Views 37 Comments

The new tax should be seen as a welcome first step and perhaps it will ignite an attitude change, writes Ciara Wright.

Saturday 1 April, 2017

Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food'
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Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food'

Apr 1st 2017, 7:30 PM 508 Views 19 Comments

Any increase in the amount of veggies you’re eating will stand to you, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.

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Saturday 28 January, 2017

Clean Eating - The Dirty Truth: 'A movement that seeks to demonise food groups'
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Clean Eating - The Dirty Truth: 'A movement that seeks to demonise food groups'

Jan 28th 2017, 7:00 PM 832 Views 40 Comments

Clean eating was a well-intentioned trend but it’s anti-evidence based and it’s far better to eat a normal, balanced diet, writes Ciara Wright.