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The Northside Hangover comes to your rescue

April 11, 2014

Ever found the after affects of a big night out can make the inevitable walk to the shops seem like a trek to the end of the earth? A new business, ‘The Northside Hangover’ aims

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Mississippi mud pie

March 19, 2014

Myself and a bunch of friends traveled to South Carolina on a J1 visa last summer. While there, my keen interest in food and baking had me trying every tasty treat that my broke Irish behind

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Food for thought

February 19, 2014

Sleepy brain syndrome after the extended Christmas break? Sharon McGowan has an arsenal of healthy foods to get those minds buzzing again.

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Seasonal ‘n’ sweet

December 18, 2013

Ruth Marnell brings you some tasty Christmas treats that won’t leave you feeling heavy after Turkey and all the trimmings.

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DIY: Summer Slimming

April 24, 2013

How including supplements into a balanced and healthy diet can help shed excess pounds by detoxing the body.

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Cheap and Healthy Eats

April 24, 2013

Eating healthily can be a struggle for students. It’s much easier to stop off at the chipper on the way home than to cook yourself a balanced meal after a hard day listening to lecturers

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Foods can be deceiving

April 3, 2013

As many of us know, the right and wrongs of food can send your head into a spin. As consumers, we are constantly bombarded with so called ‘expert opinions’ on what and how much to eat

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Superfood of the week: Wild Salmon

April 3, 2013

You’re either into fish or you’re not. The smell of it is enough to put some people off and others just don’t even think of adding it into their diet; poultry and red meat is

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Are you listening to advertisements or your own body?

March 20, 2013

While the government ups the price of cigarettes and introduces new packaging showing graphic images of smokers’ bodies in order to decrease the number of smokers in Ireland, not much is done to tackle a substance

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Superfood of the Week: Oats

March 20, 2013

Does your mother ever tell you “porridge is the best thing you could have for breakfast”? Well it seems that she may be right. The word ‘breakfast’ comes from the idea of ‘breaking the fast’ – porridge is ideal for

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Superfood of the week – Tea

March 6, 2013

After a hard day’s work, what better way to unwind than a hot cup of tea taking all your cares away? Many of us are unaware that one simple cup can carry many benefits for

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Restaurant Review: Carlo’s

March 6, 2013

‘Steak On The Stone’ : The House Speciality. A juicy 8oz fillet of Irish beef served on a Pacific Lava stone heated to 350 degrees celsius. Imagine this, accompanied by three dipping sauces and a

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Superfood of the week – Quinoa (‘Keen-wa’)

February 20, 2013

As 2013 was declared the international year of Quinoa by the United Nations, there’s no better food to showcase. A species of the goosefoot plant, Quinoa (pronounced ‘keen-wa’) is highly nutritious and has become extremely

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Superfood of The Week: Manuka Honey

February 6, 2013

There is nothing worse than dragging a cold around for weeks and being force-fed hot cups of Lemsip by your caring roommates, day-in, day-out. This week’s super-food is honey, but not any regular honey found

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Superfood of the Week: Tomato

December 12, 2012

There is sometimes confusion as to whether a tomato is actually a fruit or a vegetable; The College View can reveal that even though they are so commonly served with other vegetables, a tomato is actually a

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Review of Nandos

December 12, 2012

Nandos: the perfect student restaurant for when you need a break from the chicken rolls, McDonalds and Burger Kings but still don’t want to make an effort or spend a lot of money. It is

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Superfood of the week: Berries

November 28, 2012

It is easy to see why pop sensation Katy Perry has a small strawberry tattooed on the inside of her left ankle. Not only do they taste and look delicious, most forms of berries are also nutrient

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Roll-on Lunchtime

November 28, 2012

When lunchtime strikes in DCU, many students head to the shops with one mission- to get a chicken fillet roll. They anxiously wait in queue, knowing that every step forward is one closer to the roll

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Review of Quesadillas in The NuBar

November 28, 2012

As I awaited my order of quesadillas, I could almost hear the Mexican men wielding maracas and flamenco guitars, bringing the spirit of a fiesta to my afternoon siesta meal. Instead I was greeted with

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Superfood of the week – Avacado

November 14, 2012

Avocados look like black pear shapes from the outside but on the inside there is a wholesome fruit that is so good for you. We most commonly know avocados because of the popular guacamole dip

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GM crop bombshell may prove untrue

October 31, 2012

The results of a French study were published last month in the Food and Chemical Toxicology journal and showed that rats fed on a lifetime diet of genetically modified (GM) corn, ended up suffering from

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Superfood of the Week – Pumpkin

October 31, 2012

Many people believe that delving your hand into the moist and seedy centre of a pumpkin is just as scary as the ghosts associated with Halloween and that’s before the issue of actually eating it