RSVP Magazine

Seven Day Detox Plan

with Karen Barody, health  and fitness expert with The Hospital Group With so many supposedly failsafe detox diets out there, including Gwyneth Paltrow’s three-week cleanse programme that was slated by its followers, it’s hard to know which diet plan is best to choose. Karen Barody has put together a seven-day detox plan especially for RSVP […]

Beauty And The Fridge

We don’t know about you, but we at RSVP are beauty junkies. We have drawers, baskets and bathroom shelves brimming with countless beauty products. They all promise the same thing – smooth, flawless, clear, line-free skin and luscious, bouncy, shiny hair.  However, are you aware that most of us have a host of beauty products in our fridge, […]

Eat to Beat The Menopause

By David McDonagh   The menopause is a natural part of life but for many women, it can prove a very difficult time that lays the foundation for future illness and disease. Simple food changes can make the menopause a much smoother and safer time in life. These same changes can get rid of the […]

Vote for Vitamin D

By David McDonagh. Virtually every illness and disease has vitamin D as a factor in it! It is amazing for bone health, joint problems and osteoporosis. It is critical to help prevent breast cancer and prostate cancer, two of the most common cancers of all. It is great for blood pressure. It can help prevent […]

Gut Reactions: Self-Help for IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is one of the most frustrating and confusing of digestive disorders experienced by both women and men. 65% of cases are female with over 35s being the most common age group affected. It is often misunderstood and misdiagnosed. It can have a huge impact on your quality of life, with some […]

Weight for It – with Aisling Holly – MD of The Hospital Group

MD of The Hospital Group Aisling Holly discusses the growing cosmetic surgery and weight-loss industry in Ireland, how celebs maintain their looks, and why Irish women are queuing up to have the most intimate procedure of all!   It’s almost like selling confidence in a bottle. It really gives you that feel-good factor to be […]

Fatgirl Slim – June 2012

DIARY OF A RELUCTANT DIETER Andrea Smith June 2012 So three stone down now and it’s the little things I’m noticing really. My rings, which have been wedged onto my fat fingers for years, are now too loose. I was always around 17 and a half stone for most of my adult life, but over […]

Fatgirl Slim – May 2012

DIARY OF A RELUCTANT DIETER This month was the maintenance phase of my diet, where I came off the initial 28-day phase of the HCG diet* and followed a programme designed to maintain my weight for a month. It was a pretty dodgy time for me to be dieting though, especially as I went to […]

Fatgirl Slim – April 2012

DIARY OF A RELUCTANT DIETER Andrea Smith April 2012 You know the way your head can tell you one thing, but your heart tells you something else? Well this month I’ve learned a new variation on that one. While my head is 100% committed to this weight-loss programme I’m on, there are times when my stomach […]

Fatgirl Slim – March 2012

DIARY OF A RELUCTANT DIETER March 2012 REASONS FOR DIETING: I’d like to have sex again before I die. Men don’t fancy really fat women – unless they’re one of those weird, feeder types! If, by some miracle, I was to find a date,   it would be nice if we didn’t look like Jack Sprat […]