Features

Does Dry January deliver results?

February 22, 2017

Over the last month Instagram has been flooded with posts of #DryJanuary alongside images of people going to the gym or photographs of healthy meals. This tradition of ditching alcohol for the first month of

News Features

How to save a life

October 12, 2016

Humanity is not the perfect species, there is no promise of healthy perfect babies, but few people become pregnant with the expectation of having a child with a life altering disease. Cystic Fibrosis is a

Health

Saving my sight with Laser eye surgery

April 6, 2016

The majority of people who get laser eye surgery are between 25 and 35 according to O’Keefe, who has been doing refractive surgeries in Ireland for 25 years. He was one of the first of two surgeons to introduce laser eye surgery to Ireland.

Lifestyle

Shingle all the way

March 23, 2016

Adam Daly gave himself shingles for Christmas and encourages people to talk about their worries.

Features

Living with Diabetes

March 9, 2016

spiralling down towards a really unhealthy lifestyle. The more rare kind of Diabetes is type 1: a disease you most commonly get diagnosed with at an early stage in life – for no, yet, known reason. For many kids who have this disease, or any other disease that makes you “different”, it is something well connected to shame.

Health

Fitness inspiration from Morley’s Motivation

February 24, 2016

“For the first few weeks I was too embarrassed to face the gym, so I just stuck it out with my meal plan and when I got enough confidence I joined the gym at home and in DCU as well as the boxing club for some added push.”

Health

A Bitter Truth: Why our healthy resolutions are destined to fail

February 10, 2016

The school of thought around food, exercise and our overall health has been changing rapidly, however, and Professor Robert Lustig has found fame by disputing the inherent idea that change must come from within. He argues that there are two villains responsible for our cycle of failed resolutions, and neither of them are ourselves.

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When healthy eating becomes an unhealthy obsession

December 2, 2015

It’s when eating healthily becomes such an obsession that it impacts you psychologically that it becomes unhealthy. While anorexia is the eating disorder where you have an intense fear of gaining weight, orthorexia is the eating disorder where you fear eating unhealthy foods.

Health

World Vegan Month: Take the Pledge

November 18, 2015

Veganism is about living a sustainable, healthy and cruelty free life. On a vegan diet, meat, fish, eggs, dairy and all of their by-products are off limits.

Health

Tackling tampon tax and menstrual taboos

November 18, 2015

British women have united in recent weeks to protest against a particularly sexist piece of legislation; the high rate of tax imposed on tampons because they are deemed a “luxury” item. Yes, British politicians believe

Lifestyle

Making the lifestyle change

March 11, 2015

Here is a quick guide for better living: Set yourself goals for semester two: Although we’re one month in, there is still plenty of time to make a change. Whether these are academic goals inspired by

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Calraí ar an Scála

February 16, 2015

Beidh an líon calraí i ngach saghas bia ar fáil i mbialanna ar fud na tíre le feiceáil ar bhiachláir ó 2016 ar aghaidh. Beidh an t-eolas ar fáil ar bhiachláir gach caifé bia gasta,