Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Healthy Eating

All time
Time for baking bread: Try seeded loaf and Guinness and treacle bread from The Cake Cafe
Baker Ray O’Neill shares his views on Level 5 restrictions where he says supporting local is vital. He has two delicious bread recipes for you.
Daily vitamin D and no takeaways - New healthy eating advice for young children
Three mothers told about their struggles with establishing healthy diets for their children.
A healthy New Year recipe: One caramelised carrot soup, done 12 ways
Here’s an easy and adaptable recipe from Susan Jane White’s latest book, Clever Batch.
Social media ads for pizza and donuts targeted as Irish Heart Foundation takes aim at 'junk food marketing'
Complaints made by the Irish Heart Foundation regarding numerous adverts have been published by the ASAI.
Fast-food kids' meals have less energy, fat, and salt than full-service restaurants - study
Meal deal options, although cheaper, can exceed dietary recommendations when compared to a single kid’s main course.
Want to make your shopping trip healthier? Here's some advice
More than one-third of supermarket products on special offer are high in fat, sugar and salt.
Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases
That’s according to a study published in the Plos Medicine journal this week.
Tipperary farmer gives away 120,000 apples to local schools in a bid to promote healthy eating
Cornelius Traas said he wants to encourage healthy eating among children.
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.
A homemade granola recipe guaranteed to kick start your day
Healthy and hearty.
Poll: Would graphic photos on cans stop you from buying sugary drinks?
The study found that people were less likely to buy the fizzy drinks when images were on the cans.
Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax
The sugar tax comes into effect today.
17 Irish hospitals have yet to roll out calorie counts on menus
Improving the standard of food has been highlighted as a priority by Health Minister Simon Harris.
Fancy something different for lunch tomorrow? Try this simple meal you can make in your office
Roz Purcell showed us a recipe from her new book Half Hour Hero.
Kellogg's spent millions to attack calls to limit sugar - but are cereals that unhealthy?
Some cereals have plenty of sugar, but Kellogg’s has funded research to argue that health guidelines on sugar are incorrect.
Nutrition Q&A: We put your questions to one of the country's leading sports nutritionists
We spoke to Daniel Davey this morning.
7 surprising benefits of eating fish you may not know about
Nothing fishy about these benefits. (Sorry.)
British Olympic medallist Tom Daley on the key to healthy eating
The 22-year-old diver told us about his new book ‘Tom’s Daily Plan’.
The new food pyramid: More fruit and veg, fewer carbohydrates (and no white bread)
Fruit and vegetables now comprise the largest shelf on the food pyramid.
Do you manage to get your five a day? The experts say we don't get enough in Ireland
Make healthy eating guidelines more realistic, says Chair of the Royal College of GPs.
Chopped to create 120 jobs in Dublin and Kildare
The healthy fast food chain is opening six new outlets.
'Michelin star restaurants will up and leave Ireland if calorie counts on menus are introduced'
The Restaurant Association of Ireland said restaurateurs will not want to operate in such a “draconian regime”.
What do politicians eat in Leinster House?
Roast beef, chilli and an Irish fry – they’re all up for grabs in Dáil Eireann.
Poll: Do you pay attention to media reports about what foods to eat?
The latest report says fat is back in – but this follows years of advice about low-fat diets.
This Dublin cafe's unreal Instagram is the definition of #FoodGoals
You need to be following Eathos.
Here's a snapshot of what a dietitian eats in a day
It’s not as complicated as you might think.
6 ways to make your BBQ healthier
Small swaps make big differences.
You told us: Here are your tips for eating more healthily
Did your suggestion make the cut?
The macronutrients every sportsperson absolutely must have in their diet
This is where you get your energy from and they are found carbohydrates, protein and fat.
Here are 6 ways to eat cleaner without trying... too much
Little swaps give big results.
Poll: How healthy are your eating habits? (Be honest)
Give us your best healthy eating tips…
Kale - and why you should be eating it right now
We’ve got tasty recipes for this superfood (although the Irish have always known it’s good stuff).
Subway sandwiches are about to get a lot more natural
The sandwich chain is trying to market itself as a fresher alternative to hamburger chains.
Open thread: Now that summer's here - have your eating habits changed?
Dare we ask about your exercise habits too?
8 simple ways to take your avocados to the next level
AA, avocado anonymous.
Can You Guess Which Food Has The Most Calories?
There may be some surprises in here.
Pre bed-time snacker? Here are a few healthier options (than ice cream)
Many of us don’t get enough protein in our diets so here are three tasty options.
3 great quinoa recipes - the superfood you should have more of
Nom nom nom.
Beyoncé has launched a vegan meal delivery service - here's what's on the menu
All the vegan ladies, all the vegan ladies…
Bleak 'Day on a Plate' goes viral, the internet responds perfectly
“A couple of rice cakes (I like something carby at lunch)”.