RSVP Magazine

Some very common health myths debunked

We all hear certain “facts” about our health from a range of sources, be it over coffee with mates, or from a recent, not so trustworthy, survey. So we’ve decided to put together a list of common health myths which have actually been debunked. From the 5 second rule to Sugar causing hyperactivity in kids, […]

Teresa Mannion reveals the secrets behind her weight loss

Some like to hit the gym or go for a brisk walk, while others do Pilates, go dancing or have personal trainers to keep them motivated and in shape. We find out how the stars like to work up a sweat – and they share their top tips for staying active, relieving stress and maintaining […]

Aisling O’Loughlin says baby Joe has found his voice

After barely making a sound for eight months, thankfully not even that much crying, baby Joe is piping up. He’s found his voice and he’s in great form with his wild squeals and “gah” sounds. He’s also crawling backwards and looking to stand up at any given opportunity. Sure it’s all happenin’ around my neck […]

Celebrity Fit Club: Maura Derrane Opens Up About Her New Training Regime

Some like to hit the gym or go for a brisk walk, while others do Pilates, go dancing or have personal trainers to keep them motivated and in shape. We find out how the stars like to work up a sweat – and they share their top tips for staying active, relieving stress and maintaining […]

Recognising the early signs of osteoporosis and how to prevent it

Believe it or not Osteoporosis is among the most common health complaints for women over 30, however, osteoporosis often occurs without any noticeable symptoms, and so by the time you have a fracture, feel pain, or develop curvature of the spine, it may already be present. What causes osteoporosis? According to the Mayo Clinic, “Your bones are […]

New research might just be the incentive you need to give up smokes this lent

E-cigarettes are reportedly far less harmful than traditional cigarettes, with smokers being recommended to make the switch, according to recent research. A recent study published by the University College London shows that e-cigarette users show a significant reduction in cancer causing toxins, as opposed to traditional smokers, or those who combined traditional cigarettes with e-cigarettes […]

How to save a baby’s life in 60 seconds

How to save a baby’s life in 60 seconds  Every parent has the fear or worry that their child may choke while eating or struggle for breath while taking a drink, but what you do in that situation is even more of a worry. Now Channel Mum and St. John’s Ambulance have team up and […]

Get Fit With These At Home BodyByrne Videos That Will Change Your Life

Paul Byrne of BodyByrne is back and he’s here to teach us how to get that body we’ve all been dreaming of, just in time for Summer. From upper body exercises to from how to get ‘buns of steel’, you’ll be looking hot to trot in no time with these amazing at home videos.  “Upper […]

You should not be using cotton buds in your ears!

You should not be using cotton buds- they are seriously harming you ears. Earwax is there to clean, protect, and oil your ears. It acts as a self-cleaning agent to keep ears healthy by keeping dirt, dust, and other small matter from getting into the ear canal. “Patients often think that they are preventing earwax […]

Peek Inside The Fridge with James Kavanagh

This month, Snapchat star JAMES KAVANAGH gives us a sneak peek into his refrigerator and tells us about his average daily dietary pattern and exercise regime… FOOD DIARY:  Weight: 9 STONE CLOTHES size: MEDIUM Height: 5ft 10ins Breakfast: I have a Pukka tea first thing in the morning. I usually skip breakfast and go straight […]

The contraceptive pill has been linked to new worrying side effects

The contraceptive pill has been  linked to new worrying side effects, according to new research by the European Neuropsychopharmacology. While many women take the contraceptive pill to help with birth control, skin, and to help with period pain, a new study has found that the commonly used pill may have worrying side effects. According to […]

Five Factors That Can Ultimately Lead to Hair Loss

Five Factors That Can Ultimately Lead to Hair Loss Major causes of hair loss: There are a significant amount of internal and external factors that can affect the health of your hair. Five of these factors that can have a direct influence on the Hair Growth Cycle and ultimately lead to hair loss are:   […]

Molly Agnew: “I lost Six Stone In Nine Months”

Twenty-four-year-old Molly Agnew from Blackrock, Co. Dublin had always vowed each year to lose weight. So, she decided to make changes in her life, when looking in the mirror she thought this is not me! Previously, whenever Molly decided to diet she’d lose some weight and then put it all back on. According to Molly, […]

Operation Transformation: Deirdre Hosford’s success revisited

Two weeks after giving birth to her second son, Deirdre decided she needed to shed the weight that had been affecting her confidence since her early 20s. At 14 stone 6Ibs, the Cork native was ready for change so she applied to become a leader on the Operation Transformation. But perhaps her greatest achievement is […]

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 […]

What is protein, and why you need to eat it

What is protein, and why you need to eat it     Protein. Let’s discuss what it is, why it’s important and where you can find it! You may know what foods contain protein, but have you ever wondered what protein actually is – and why you need to eat it every day?  Protein is, […]