10 tips to help you read food labels
Familiarising yourself with food labels means arming yourself with as much knowledge about the food you are about to consume as possible. Does this product take you closer to your goals, or does this product take you further from your goals? It’s a confusing territory, especially owing to the voluntary nature of some food labelling, and what manufacturers can do to dodge some of the more directive labelling such as a red traffic light (more below). Think of this post as an FAQ on label reading.
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What's in your child's lunchbox? Healthy lunches with Super Troopers
If you find it difficult to come up with ways to get your kids eating healthily at home, don’t worry – we teamed up with Siobhan Berry of Mummycooks to put together some great simple recipe ideas for nutritious treats your kids won’t be able to get enough of!
Family 3 min read
How physical activity can help to prevent cancer
When we think of cancer, we often think of it as a big disease on which we can have little impact. But that is not the case. Here Orla Dolan CEO of Breakthrough Cancer research talks about how what we actually do can have the power to lower our risk of getting different types of cancers.
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Top ten goals for better health in 2018
As another New Year rolls around, millions of us worldwide will make a New Year’s resolution to improve our lives. Many of these resolutions will commit us to making changes that promote a healthier lifestyle. Aside from making New Year’s resolutions, keeping them is equally as important. Orla O' Callaghan, our Occupational Health Advisor, suggests 10 long-term habit changes that could help you to become healthier and stay healthy in 2018.
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Christmas on the Continent
Christmas dinner can be a daunting and weighty task, and very often we can get too caught up in preparing the ‘perfect’ traditional trimmings, hoping they’re exactly like (or even better than) last year’s and the years before. This Christmas, why not shake things up and consider exploring some continental Christmas sides to go along with your main dish?
Family 2 min read