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This is the one pet you should never cuddle when you’re on your period

This is the one pet you should never cuddle when you’re on your period. That time of month isn’t exactly the most pleasant, all you want is a cuppa tea, some chocolate and your blankets- and maybe a few cuddles. But if you have this one pet- you should never cuddle it when on your […]

Gin And Tonic Could Relieve Your Hay Fever

YES! We knew that gin was the whole saviour of our lives! If you’re completely dying off with swollen, runny eyes and a blocked up nose, all you have to do is drink a few glasses of gin according to new research. While it’s been proven that alcohol worsens symptoms of hayfever and asthma, Asthma […]

Here’s some tips to prevent heatstroke/ heat exhaustion

With the amazing weather looking like it’s set to last, here’s some useful tips to help prevent heatstroke. Us Irish aren’t exactly used to scorching weather, and so when we do finally get some sun, we can often be very careless. Spending too long out in the sun and not wearing enough factor, are just […]

This Girl Had A Serious, Serious Allergic Reaction This Household Product

When you whiten your teeth, you expect to be left with an amazing white smile and nothing else. However, Abbie Kilbride, an 18-year-old from the U.K., found herself with swollen lips, blisters, and third-degree burns in her mouth. Kilbride wrote about and shared photos of her experience in a Facebook post that’s gone viral. According […]

The Scary Fact About Fake Tan That Nobody Is Talking About

How did we never know this? Nothing feels better than having a fresh fake tan done – whether you get it done professionally, or whether you do it yourself. According to The Daily Mail, one in three women now use fake tan products and the industry is worth £100 million a year – with sales rocketing […]

Eating chips twice a week could double your chances of an early death

Eating chips twice a week could double your chances of an early death. While it’s no secret that we’re all aware that having chips regularly can cause weight gain, among other health issues, new studies show that eating the much loved dish regularly could affect mortality rates. Whether enjoyed as part of a hearty 3-in-1, […]

Are You ‘Overweight’ – Here Are Seven Signs That You Might Be

We all gain a few pounds, and that’s perfectly okay. Whatever shape or size we are, THAT’S OKAY as long as you’re happy in your own body and your own skin. But if you are beginning to feel uncomfortable in your body, here are ten signs that you might just be a little bit overweight. […]


Irish rugby star TOMMY BOWE tells us about his average daily dietary pattern and exercise regime.. FOOD DIARY: Weight: 100kg Clothes Size: Large or XL Height: 6ft 2in Breakfast: It would nearly always be eggs of some kind, so today it was poached eggs, toast, a slice of bacon and beans. Mid-morning: Natural yoghurt with […]

A new study has highlighted the concerns that phones may be a major cause of breast cancer

New research has shown that smartphones could increase the risk of breast cancer in women. A new study by John G. West, Nimmi S. Kapoor, Shu-Yuan Liao, June W. Chen, Lisa Bailey, and Robert A. Nagourney, a team of medical researchers from many different fields such as Obstetrics and Gynecology to the Department of Radiology, has highlighted the concerns that phones may be […]

Losing 5 stone in 15 weeks changed my life, forever!

Hi! I’m Monika Owczarek and I would like to tell my story. Well, I’m a single mum and I work and live in Cork. Like all single mums, I lead a busy lifestyle, juggling the demands of my work with those of my son and home. Today, I’m a very happy and healthy person but […]

Peek Inside The Fridge With Joanne Larby

JOANNE LARBY – THE MAKEUP FAIRY   Height – 5.10 Weight – 10.10 Clothes – Size 10 Breakfast – I generally try to go for something high in protein first thing in the morning, so a vegetable omelette or eggs and smoked salmon would be regulars. Lunch – Again protein based so a meat with […]

So, Apparently Pregnant Can Drink Alcohol

What now? According to new research which was released today, it seems that pregnant women can actually drink alcoholic beverages without harming their babies. The Irish Mirror reports that official guidelines were clarified last year advising women not to consume any alcohol at all, as soon as they know they are pregnant – but as […]

Diet drinks could increase your risk of a Stroke or Dementia significantly

Drinking one ‘diet’ or artificially sweetened drink a day could make you almost three times more likely to develop a stroke or dementia, a new survey has revealed. The seven year survey compared those who drank diet drinks everyday to those who drank artificially-sweetened drinks less than once a week. The new research appeared in […]

15 Minute Bodyweight Circuit To Help Get You In Shape For Summer

Here is a quick at home 15 minute workout to improve your body just in time for summer. All you need is your own bodyweight. All bodyweight performed in a circuit style, complete 5 circuits of these 5 exercises taking a 1 minute rest after each circuit is complete. 1.Squats 2. Lunges 10 each leg […]

Five Rarely Discussed Symptoms Of Breast Cancer

The most common way that conventional doctors look for breast cancer in women is to identify lumps in the breast. They most often do this with mammogram x-rays. This offer physicians a basic roadmap for navigating the terrain of breast tissue, which they believe allows them to pinpoint any lumps, masses, or other questionable abnormalities that […]


Irish radio broadcaster COLM HAYES gives us a sneak peek into his refrigerator and tells us about his average daily dietary pattern and exercise regime… FOOD DIARY: At the moment I’m trying to stick to a low carb diet and trying to get fit for the annual Cycle Against Suicide which begins on April 23rd […]

Kerry Katona undergoes fat reduction treatment

Kerry Katona undergoes fat reduction treatment, as she continues to transform her body. The mum-of-five today revealed the latest update from her makeover quest, a body contouring and skin firming Lipofirm Pro session. This comes after she had four and half litres of fat removed from her body last month and went from a dress […]

Five ‘Diet’ Foods That Make You Put Weight On

Have you been dieting and still struggling to see the results you want? Here are a few ‘diet’ foods you may be eating that are jeopardizing your efforts to slim down. Breakfast cereals Breakfast Cereals are one of the worst foods you can eat. They are loaded with sugar and filled with processed carbohydrates, that […]