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#nutrition

# nutrition - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

'We're told we need a massive chest and washboard abs': The rise of steroids - and the unspoken dangers

Experts explain why using unprescribed drugs to get ‘the perfect body’ can cause serious health problems.

# nutrition - Monday 2 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Teenage 'fussy eater' left blind by poor diet Eat Your Greens

Teenage 'fussy eater' left blind by poor diet

The boy’s diet consisted of French fries, Pringles, white bread, processed ham slices and sausages.

# nutrition - Thursday 15 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie More than 6,600 primary school students to receive hot meals at lunch from next month Nutrition

More than 6,600 primary school students to receive hot meals at lunch from next month

36 schools have been chosen to participate in the new pilot project.

# nutrition - Monday 5 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'A hidden problem': Up to half of food provided to patients in Irish hospitals is not eaten Food Waste

'A hidden problem': Up to half of food provided to patients in Irish hospitals is not eaten

The HSE said it is working to implement guidelines in hospitals to address food waste.

# nutrition - Saturday 3 August, 2019

'Food and mood go hand-in-hand': Fuelling Ireland's World Cup bid

IRFU performance nutritionist Ruth Wood-Martin is travelling to her third World Cup, and she brings us inside preparations for Japan.

# nutrition - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar Nutrition

WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar

In around half of products examined, more than 30% of the calories in them were from total sugars.

# nutrition - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Fast-food kids' meals have less energy, fat, and salt than full-service restaurants - study Food For Thought

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.

# nutrition - Sunday 10 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Prevention is better than cure so there is no point in taxing vitamins Opinion

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

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

# nutrition - Sunday 27 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: You might need to simplify your child's lunch so they actually eat it Opinion

Opinion: You might need to simplify your child's lunch so they actually eat it

A white bread sandwich in the belly is better than a vegan curry in the bin, writes Mary McCarthy.

# nutrition - Saturday 26 January, 2019

From 'feeding the hunger' of the All-Ireland champions to gunning for her own basketball glory

Dublin LGFA and Longford GAA nutritionist Kate McDaid leads an extremely busy life.

# nutrition - Monday 24 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break Opinion

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

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.

# nutrition - Saturday 8 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: Leeks don't get the recognition they deserve Column

From the Garden: Leeks don't get the recognition they deserve

Leeks often don’t grab the health headlines the way their allium cousins – garlic and onions do. But they contain most of the same flavonoids and sulfur-containing nutrients, writes Michael Kelly.

# nutrition - Friday 2 November, 2018

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

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

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

# nutrition - Friday 19 October, 2018

5 problems that most people face when they start a new fitness programme

David Last talks us through some frequent traits when it comes to mobility, movement and nutrition.

# nutrition - Monday 24 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients' Nutrition

Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients'

The Irish Cancer Society wants to debunk some of the myths that exist around cancer.

# nutrition - Saturday 18 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie In the garden: How to fight back (nicely) against the caterpillars eating your plants GIY

In the garden: How to fight back (nicely) against the caterpillars eating your plants

Growing brassicas like kale or cauliflower is basically a war between you and the creatures that want to eat the plants, writes Michael Kelly of GIY.ie.

# nutrition - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

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.

# nutrition - Friday 6 July, 2018

Looking for a healthy snack? These blueberry recovery scones are perfect

Ideal for post-workout recovery.

# nutrition - Sunday 1 July, 2018

This sweet potato lasagne is ideal as a post-session recovery meal

Guaranteed to hit the spot.

# nutrition - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'When I played for Munster, I brought bolognese on the plane instead of the processed food'

Jonny Holland offers his advice on how to maintain a balanced diet while also enjoying yourself on holiday this summer.

# nutrition - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Stuck for time in the morning? This 5 ingredient smoothie will set you right

It can be hard to find the time to squeeze breakfast in, but this will help.

# nutrition - Monday 14 May, 2018

'Rugby wasn't always my first love, but when I knew... I knew'

In the first of his new weekly columns for The42, Jonny Holland talks about his love of sport and fitness.

# nutrition - Sunday 13 May, 2018

# nutrition - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Follow Fitness: Check out The42's new series tracking three very different fitness journeys

Today The42 launches a new kind of fitness content.

# nutrition - Thursday 29 March, 2018

3 simple recipe ideas for on-the-go protein snacks

Personal trainer David Last provides some inspiration on ways to ensure you’re hitting your daily protein targets.

# nutrition - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one Heart Health

A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one

New research into the effetive of nutrition on heart health has been published.

# nutrition - Thursday 26 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The new sugar tax: Has the government gone far enough? Column

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

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

# nutrition - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Before, during and after! 5 key nutrition tips to consider for the marathon

Dr Crionna Tobin shares her expertise with The42 ahead of Sunday’s Dublin City Marathon.

# nutrition - Monday 9 October, 2017

# nutrition - Monday 2 October, 2017

How important is protein in our diets and how much should I be consuming?

It is involved in so many different functions and processes in the body.

# nutrition - Monday 25 September, 2017

The42 recipe book: High-protein spinach and goats cheese frittata

Quick, easy and perfect for a post-gym meal.

# nutrition - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 9 things I wish I'd known about breastfeeding Whenever Wherever

9 things I wish I'd known about breastfeeding

Turns out the things I’d learned from TV sitcoms weren’t true, writes Chrissie Russell.

# nutrition - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Living a life immersed in fitness while edging Clontarf towards further club glory

Clontarf’s Royce Burke-Flynn spoke to The42 about club rugby and splitting his day job between Crossfit and personal training.

# nutrition - Monday 1 May, 2017

# nutrition - Monday 17 April, 2017

Chocolate protein balls and paleo bars - Easter treat recipes for the fitness fanatics

Personal trainer David Last shares two of his favourite recipes.

# nutrition - Friday 7 April, 2017

# nutrition - Saturday 1 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food' Read Me

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

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

# nutrition - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

What is whey protein and do we need it in our diets?

Your first port of call for protein should be from real food sources and not supplements, writes David Last.

# nutrition - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'It's not just about physical fitness, it's about mental fitness': Anna Geary

The former Cork captain on fitness, nutrition and her life since stepping away from the inter-county scene.

# nutrition - Monday 27 March, 2017

Stuck for healthy snack inspiration? Try these 3 quick and easy recipes to keep hunger at bay

The only real difference between a snack and a whole meal should be portion size; it should still have a good balance of protein, carbs and fats, writes Sarah Cremen.

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