RSVP Magazine

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, […]

What Does Your Eye Colour Say About You?

  The eyes are said to be a window to the soul, but how much can you really tell about a person based on their eye colour? A study by scientists in Australia found that people with blue eyes are more competitive and disagreeable than people with brown eyes. People with brown eyes are also […]

PEEK INSIDE THE FRIDGE with Brenda Donohue

This month, RTÉ Radio 1 presenter BRENDA DONOHUE gives us a sneak peek into her refrigerator and tells us about her average daily dietary pattern and exercise regime… Weight: 11st 13ibs (down from 13.3) Dress size: 12/14 Height: 5ft1in BREAKFAST: Soft boiled egg, slice of brown bread with butter (probably too much!) and a cup of coffee. 11AM: […]

Seven Ways to Add More Protein to Your Food

7 Ways to Add More Protein to Your Food Looking to add more protein to your diet? Here are some simple, delicious ways to boost your protein intake. Getting enough protein at meals isn’t usually difficult, especially if your meal centres around a protein-rich piece of chicken or fish. But when your menu features items that may […]

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 […]

How to eat less overall … by eating more protein

 Another reason to eat protein at breakfast. Protein helps keep you full and satisfied until lunch – and a new study suggests it might even help curb snacking at night.   If you keep up with the latest in dietary advice, you can probably list a few reasons why protein is such an important nutrient.  It’s […]


This month, TV star ALAN HUGHES gives us a sneak peek into his refrigerator and tells us about his average daily dietary pattern and exercise regime… Weight: 11 Stone Dress size: Waist 32inches Height: 5’10 BREAKFAST: 7:30am: Brown bread with turkey or a banana and a cup of tea. I drink a lot of tea. LUNCH: 2pm: I […]

Five foods that you need to cut out of your diet

Five foods that you need to cut out of your diet if you want to stay healthy in 2017. It is not an easy task to alter your diet, but making a few small changes here and there can certainly make all the difference in the long run. It will be hard at the beginning, […]

Six ways to burn those calories this New Year

Six ways to burn those calories this New Year and it could not be easier folks! Those boxes of Celebrations and Roses and all of the glasses of vino or prosecco have taken its toll and now it is time to take action. Hitting the gym and running in the park is not for everybody, […]

Doctor Warns Against Detoxing For The New Year

If you’re in the middle of doing a detox, or thinking about doing one to start off your New Year, you might want to think again. A doctor from Dublin has admitted that he has been admitting patients to his hospital ‘every single night of the week’ because they have been trying to do a […]

Vitamin C Tablets Can Reportedly Contain As Much Salt As Two Bags Of Crisps

You might have to try and find something else to ease your hangovers lads. Because it’s bad news for people taking a fizzy vitamin C tablet to ease their hangover according to The Sun – because they can reportedly have high levels of salt which can lead to much worse things than a hangover. Popular fizzy […]

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 […]

Bedtime is a nightmare for Aisling O’Loughlin As She Deals With Three Boys

Bedtime can be difficult for most parents but for Aisling O’Loughlin is can be a nightmare as she deals with her three boys. One night was particularly hairy as she dealt with a rather unfortunate painting incident late in the evening. Why are my kids never tired? Quite frankly, bedtime is a nightmare. I’ve heeded all […]