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# healthy - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Would you shop in a store for expired food?
# Best Before
# Best Before

Would you shop in a store for expired food?

Oct 5th 2013, 8:30 PM 22,940 Views 69 Comments

A pilot project in the States wants to convert fruit and veg just past their ‘best before’ date into healthy and cheap takeaways. Would that work here?

# healthy - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore

May 26th 2013, 1:30 PM 573 Views 17 Comments

Suffering from anorexia as a teenager, Jenny Conlon’s weight dropped to just 6 stone before. While speaking about her experience for the first time is difficult, she says if it helps one person, it will be worth it.

# healthy - Monday 17 December, 2012

Olympians live longer than the rest of us
# Longer Lifespan
# Longer Lifespan

Olympians live longer than the rest of us

Dec 17th 2012, 1:27 PM 5,441 Views 14 Comments

On average Olympic athletes live 2.8 years longer than non-Olympians.

# healthy - Sunday 9 December, 2012

9 dieting gimmicks you should stop wasting money on
# Health
# Health

9 dieting gimmicks you should stop wasting money on

Dec 9th 2012, 12:00 PM 17,875 Views 53 Comments

No, really, put down those toning shoes.

# healthy - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Column: Once cancer has touched your life, nothing will ever be the same
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Once cancer has touched your life, nothing will ever be the same

Oct 28th 2012, 7:30 PM 691 Views 53 Comments

Breast cancer survivor Marie Ennis-O’Connor says living past cancer is more complicated than simply being disease free.

# healthy - Friday 14 September, 2012

On your bike: Leo wants to build a cycle lane from Galway to Dublin
# Bicycle! Bicycle!
# Bicycle! Bicycle!

On your bike: Leo wants to build a cycle lane from Galway to Dublin

Sep 14th 2012, 1:54 PM 11,142 Views 168 Comments

Good news, cyclists: Leo Varadkar is proposing Ireland’s first cross-country cycle route.

# healthy - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Hungry student? New scheme provides meals on the cheap
# Clever Cuisine
# Clever Cuisine

Hungry student? New scheme provides meals on the cheap

Aug 21st 2012, 6:40 AM 9,032 Views 24 Comments

The typical image of student food is beans on toast – but one new scheme aims to change that picture.

# healthy - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Walnuts 'improve sperm health' in men, say researchers
# Walnuts
# Walnuts

Walnuts 'improve sperm health' in men, say researchers

Aug 16th 2012, 5:56 PM 5,552 Views 16 Comments

A study on men consuming a ‘Western-style’ diet showed that eating 75gm of walnuts a day improved sperm vitality.

# healthy - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Open thread: Feeding a family on less than €10 a day
# Recessionomics
# Recessionomics

Open thread: Feeding a family on less than €10 a day

Jun 30th 2012, 9:15 AM 13,894 Views 72 Comments

As new Irish book gives handy tips and recipes to help families cut their food bill, we want to hear about YOUR cost-efficient cooking…

# healthy - Friday 18 November, 2011

Ireland's role in keeping astronauts healthy in space
# Space
# Space

Ireland's role in keeping astronauts healthy in space

Nov 18th 2011, 3:12 PM 2,470 Views 3 Comments

Two European Space Agency contracts were won by two Irish men in Dublin universities, to help them undertake research on ‘accelerated ageing’ and lack of exercise in space.