RSVP Magazine

Fix Your Metabolism – The Real Weight-Loss Miracle

The Only Real Weight Loss Miracle – Fix Your Metabolism!  By David McDonagh Would you like better and faster weight loss? What about eating more but losing more? What about doubling your weekly weight loss results? What about dramatic results in stubborn fat areas like lower stomach, hips, thighs and backs of arms? What about […]

Seven Day Detox Plan

with Karen Barody, health  and fitness expert with The Hospital Group With so many supposedly failsafe detox diets out there, including Gwyneth Paltrow’s three-week cleanse programme that was slated by its followers, it’s hard to know which diet plan is best to choose. Karen Barody has put together a seven-day detox plan especially for RSVP […]

Your Cheatin’ Heart

It seems that every day we read about another celebrity or sports star caught in a compromising position.  However, cheating is not just confined to those in the public eye. What makes people risk everything for a fling? RSVP quizzes psychologist Allison Keating on the subject.   Allison, The media has been flooded recently with sordid stories of […]

Beauty And The Fridge

We don’t know about you, but we at RSVP are beauty junkies. We have drawers, baskets and bathroom shelves brimming with countless beauty products. They all promise the same thing – smooth, flawless, clear, line-free skin and luscious, bouncy, shiny hair.  However, are you aware that most of us have a host of beauty products in our fridge, […]

Eat to Beat The Menopause

By David McDonagh   The menopause is a natural part of life but for many women, it can prove a very difficult time that lays the foundation for future illness and disease. Simple food changes can make the menopause a much smoother and safer time in life. These same changes can get rid of the […]

Vote for Vitamin D

By David McDonagh. Virtually every illness and disease has vitamin D as a factor in it! It is amazing for bone health, joint problems and osteoporosis. It is critical to help prevent breast cancer and prostate cancer, two of the most common cancers of all. It is great for blood pressure. It can help prevent […]

Gut Reactions: Self-Help for IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is one of the most frustrating and confusing of digestive disorders experienced by both women and men. 65% of cases are female with over 35s being the most common age group affected. It is often misunderstood and misdiagnosed. It can have a huge impact on your quality of life, with some […]

Believing is Seeing with Bio-Energy Expert Michael O’Doherty

 He’s the bio-energy expert that Michael Flatley credited with helping him to dance again after he was struck by a mystery virus. RSVP meets Michael O’Doherty, to discover how we can all learn to improve our own well-being. There has been a lot of hype about 2012 based on the cycles of the Mayan calendar, […]

Weight for It – with Aisling Holly – MD of The Hospital Group

MD of The Hospital Group Aisling Holly discusses the growing cosmetic surgery and weight-loss industry in Ireland, how celebs maintain their looks, and why Irish women are queuing up to have the most intimate procedure of all!   It’s almost like selling confidence in a bottle. It really gives you that feel-good factor to be […]

Fatgirl Slim – June 2012

DIARY OF A RELUCTANT DIETER Andrea Smith June 2012 So three stone down now and it’s the little things I’m noticing really. My rings, which have been wedged onto my fat fingers for years, are now too loose. I was always around 17 and a half stone for most of my adult life, but over […]

Fatgirl Slim – May 2012

DIARY OF A RELUCTANT DIETER This month was the maintenance phase of my diet, where I came off the initial 28-day phase of the HCG diet* and followed a programme designed to maintain my weight for a month. It was a pretty dodgy time for me to be dieting though, especially as I went to […]

Fatgirl Slim – April 2012

DIARY OF A RELUCTANT DIETER Andrea Smith April 2012 You know the way your head can tell you one thing, but your heart tells you something else? Well this month I’ve learned a new variation on that one. While my head is 100% committed to this weight-loss programme I’m on, there are times when my stomach […]

Teena Gates talks about how she gave herself a second chance at life

With an impressive career as head of news on Dublin’s 98fm and a hectic and exciting social life to keep up with, things seemed pretty sweet for Teena Gates. But at 23 stone, the confident and bubbly broadcaster was fighting an inward battle with obesity and was struggling with a very unhealthy relationship with food. […]

Fatgirl Slim – March 2012

DIARY OF A RELUCTANT DIETER March 2012 REASONS FOR DIETING: I’d like to have sex again before I die. Men don’t fancy really fat women – unless they’re one of those weird, feeder types! If, by some miracle, I was to find a date,   it would be nice if we didn’t look like Jack Sprat […]