RSVP Magazine

Five cancer causing foods to avoid in order to live a long and healthy life

Did you know that the American Cancer Society now reports the chances of getting cancer are now 1 in 2 for men, and 1 in 3 for women? Those staggering numbers indicate a growing epidemic in the U.S., but it isn’t time to throw in the towel. In their annual cancer progress report, The American Association for […]

Symptoms of A STI And Why Regular STI Testing Is So Important

Personal Sexual Health Testing with LetsGetChecked Brought to you by LetsGetChecked Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are, as the name suggests, infections that are spread by sexual contact. Regular STI testing is important for everyone who is sexually active, regardless of age, sexuality or relationship status. In many cases, people find themselves without access to sexual […]

You Can Now Check Your Fertility Status From Home  

  #Sponsored Unsure of whether you should start planning a family now, or if you can afford to wait? Take a home fertility test to get a good indication of your fertility status. Sexual health education in Ireland focuses on contraception but not conception. We all know that age affects fertility, but we’re not exactly […]


HEALTH NEWS – HOW TO STAY HEALTHY AND HAPPY THIS WINTER The arrival of winter, can bring with it a lot of ailments. Suddenly, the threat of coughs, colds and flu are always on the horizon! It’s important to prepare yourself for the winter season by keeping your energy levels charged and your immunity boosted. […]

Six early morning steps to ensure that you will have a healthy & happy day

#Sponsored We all need a little help during the winter months, especially as the mornings are getting colder and darker. We’ve teamed up with The Health Store to bring you an extra special discount this coming weekend” Use code: RSVP at checkout on to receive 20% off EVERYTHING! And if that doesn’t give you […]

Have we found the cure for period pains, In CHOCOLATE?

It appears as though God has been listening to our monthly prayers! Although we may already be aware of Chocolates un-denying mood benefits, it seems as though it may have some health benefits as well! Happy Days Girls! The invention of a period pain relieving chocolate has apparently been invented!!   Swiss chocolatier Marc Widermer […]

HEALTH NEWS:Do you have Seasonal blues? You’re not alone.

Do you have Seasonal blues? You’re not alone. Dr Mary Rogan, GP specialising in mental health, Co. Galway. And so it is that time of year again. We live in the northern hemisphere, on a small island on the north east periphery of Europe, which is rain lashed a good deal of the time, especially these […]

Wellness Wednesday: 7 Ways To Beat Those Bad Food Cravings

Food cravings are the dieter’s worst enemy. They are intense or uncontrollable desires for specific foods, stronger than normal hunger and the types of foods that people crave are highly variable, but these are often processed junk foods that are high in sugar. Cravings are one of the biggest reasons why people have problems losing weight […]

Health: Having It All Except Happiness

Today’s generation have never had it better; we are living longer, are healthier and have more money. In many ways, we have everything previous generations could only have dreamed off. And yet, something doesn’t add up. Despite all the benefits we are reaping, mental health issues continue to escalate and the research indicates that our […]

HEALTH NEWS: Tips On How Best To Manage “The Change”

MAKE THE MENOPAUSE YOUR SECOND SPRING When dietician Paula Mee began experiencing chronic sleep deprivation, thanks to “torturous” night sweats, like many women she decided to simply tough it out, coping as best as she could. Eventually visiting the doctor, he informed her that she had in fact gone through the menopause. Paula had a lot […]

Majority of Irish women do not know about metastatic breast cancer, Do You?

A new report entitled A Story Half Told, which looks at the extent of misconceptions around metastatic breast cancer (mBC), was launched during the week by a group of leading experts in Dublin. New survey results outlined in the report reveal that 95 per cent of women in Ireland believe breast cancer can be cured […]

HEALTH NEWS: Banish The Blues, Help Improve Your Mental Health

Alleviate the pressures of everyday life by getting active and eating well – it’s not just your body that will thank you, your mind will too! Irish GP and TV presenter, Dr Pixie McKenna offers advice to help improve your mental health. 1. THE STRESS FACTOR These days we’re busier than we’ve ever been, with […]

Are Poo Banks The New Antibiotics?

We are not joking! Having someone else’s faecal matter pumped into you sounds more like a scene from the recent horror film The Human Centipede. But stool banks may be the most dramatic development in human healthcare since the discovery of antibiotics, as Professor Adam Hart, author of the popular science book TheLife of Poo, […]

‘Superfoods are marketing gimmicks.’

We were all delighted when we heard the the humble ‘blood sausage’ that is black pudding was being hailed as a superfood thanks to its natural nutritional benefits but it seems the whole superfood buzz is all just hype. Yes, according to today’s Irish Daily Mail, many so-called superfoods like kale, chia seeds and quinoa […]

Miracle Tuesday: Beat Exam Blues With These Three Natural Remedies

  Exam season is well under way and you’re sick and tired of being restless and stressed out! If you’re a person who suffers with racing thoughts, sweaty palms and a a constant knot in your stomach, then we have 3 simple and effective cures for you! These herbal remedies have been tried and tested […]

7 Ways To Relieve Anxiety Naturally

You’re anxious, worried, freaked. You’re upset about (pick one): money, health, work, family, love (or all of the above). Your heart is beating fast, your breathing is shallow and rapid, your mind is imagining doom, and you wish you could just relax…now! Whether you have a full-blown anxiety disorder or are just freaking out, you may not […]