RSVP Magazine

The latest diet trend may actually be GOOD for you!

When a new diet fad comes out, we’re all keen to know what it’s about and if it will actually help you lose weight. The latest trend is the 16:8 diet, or Eight Hour Diet, which stars like Nicole Kidman, Miranda Kerr and Hugh Jackson said to be fans of. But what is it? The diet […]

Maia Dunphy opens up about the struggles of motherhood

IT’S TRUE My husband is based in London so I am effectively a single mum most of the time and often rely on my own parents for help with childcare. A newborn (especially the first) can also dent your self-confidence. In the first few weeks and months after birth, it can feel like you’ve walked […]

PERIOD BLOOD SHOWN IN TV FIRST: IS IT NECESSARY?

Period blood, war blood, surgical blood, blood’s blood, right? If we show other types of blood on TV, why not show the most natural kind? Hmm A post shared by Bodyform UK (@bodyformuk) on Aug 16, 2017 at 2:28am PDT PERIOD BLOOD SHOWN IN TV FIRST Bodyform, has become the first brand in the UK […]

Ivan Yates: “My wife makes a range of soups and I would often put a tin of tuna or tinned sardines into the soup”

Newstalk’s drivetime presenter Ivan Yates entertains the nation with his non-conformist and compelling take on life. The on-air relaxed persona of the former politician-turned-broadcaster is also evident in his approach to food and fitness… FOOD DIARY: Breakfast: Coffee. Mid-morning: Coffee. Lunch: Proper coffee, not instant, and some water. Occasionally an apple. Afternoon: Tea or coffee […]

How to avoid the vomiting bug that’s spreading across Ireland

As temperatures drop, health experts are urging the public to be vigilant for symptoms of the latest norovirus. The bug lasts about two days and the patient will experience vomiting and diarrhoea. While contracting this highly contagious bug cannot always be avoided, steps can be taken to prevent it in some cases. “Norovirus can be […]

Increase in vagina surgery as women want the perfect one

It’s not uncommon to look in the mirror and think you want to change something about your appearance. Your hair, your breasts, your nose – you might even think it without knowing. But have you ever looked at your vagina and thought, “This could look nicer”? If you have, you’re not the only one. There […]

Penneys Has The Perfect Selection Box Alternative For Gym Lovers

Whether you want to accept it or not, it is that time of year again where all things Christmas start hitting the shelves. Sometimes it can be hard to think of what to get loved ones for them all important stocking fillers and with the world on a mad health craze, chocolate selection boxes might […]

There is a super easy way to burn calories while you sleep

If you’re not a fan of the gym or the idea of going for a run fills you with dread, we have a some good news. According to science, you can burn calories while you sleep – it’s a dream come true! Researchers have discovered that if you sleep in a room that’s temperature is […]

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Sick of being sick? The secret weapon to fight off a HUGE list of illnesses

If you’re sick of feeling sniffling and cold this winter, then you should start drinking oil. No, not olive oil or coconut oil but cod liver oil. It has been used by people living in Northern Europe for centuries, where their winters can drop below freezing point. Cod liver oil comes from, as the name […]

Premature baby smiles big despite stitches across chest

People are loving the gorgeous smile on a premature baby who had heart-surgery despite his stitches across his chest Proud mum Stephanie is delighted that her son was able to have and survive the surgery, but they had to wait a long time for the operation. Stephanie knew she was expecting a boy and all […]

HSE warn of Irish clinic that used drain cleaning fluid instead of dental product

An Irish dental clinic has been forced to close down after it was discovered they were using a drain cleaning fluid with water instead of the proper dental product. The HSE are contacting the parents of 43 children and has launched an investigation into the apparent incident, according to Independant.ie. A dentist’s clinic in Ennis, […]

Bad news if you love a cup of tea or coffee at work

If you love a good cup of tea or steaming mug of coffee at work, you might think twice next time you pop into the staff kitchen. A study has found that 20% of mugs from the office kitchen have fecal matter on them. Charles Gerba, Ph.D., professor of environmental microbiology at the University of Arizona, […]

7 tips for getting a good night’s sleep

At the end of a long day, there is nothing more peaceful then cuddling up in bed. But why is that once our head hits the pillow, we can’t get a wink of sleep? Sleeping well directly affects your mental and physical health and the quality of your waking life. Fall short and that’s your day […]

Your favourite fruit may be stopping you from losing weight

If you’re a sucker for fruit and love nothing more than a jam-packed, nutritious smoothie, you may want to hold back on one certain snack. Bananas are a hugely popular source of energy with many opting for the handy snack on the way to work or before dropping the kids off to school. However, the […]

The One Major Mistake That Could bring Bed Bugs Into Your Home

Bed bugs are becoming more and more common and the scary thing about the nasty little pest is, they are becoming harder to kill as they have grown a resistance to insecticides. Anyhow, new research has given us tips on how to lower our risks of bring bed bugs into our home. According to a […]

Hair salons to stop giving free glasses of bubbly to clients

The growing trend of being offered a glass of bubbly with your blow-dry is one people around the country are loving – but it may be coming to an end. Health Minister Simon Harris has called time on hair salons giving away complimentary alcohol. Constant flow of bubbles in the salon today🍾🍾📸cred @lynnkelly_ #christmasglam #irishmodel […]

Lidl are selling a cheap as chips fitness watch that rivals the big brands

If you’re a gym bunny or a bendy yogi, then you are going to love what Lidl have on sale at the moment. The supermarket are selling their own fitness watch that rivals some of the more popular fitness technology brands. With five different functions, it’s going to make tracking your food, exercise and sleep […]

Experts urging Irish people to get the flu jab for a very serious reason

Irish pharmacists across the country are urging at-risk people to get the flu jab early this year. Experts are predicting a particularly bad flu season this year, the news coming after the deadly ‘kangaroo flu’ outbreak in Australia that wiped out eight pensioners in a single care home. Flu season is fast approaching, lasting from […]

Drying Your Clothes Inside Can Have A Serious Affect On Your Health

We all do it, but it seems drying your clothes inside can cause some serious health problems for people with weak immune systems or asthma, this is according to the health experts. The Asthma Society of Ireland has issued a serious warning telling people to think twice about drying the clothes inside, not only does it […]