Sarah Noone

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Most salt   is consumed before we hit the salt cellar at the table

An upsurge in salt intake may be linked to thousands of extra cases of heart disease, stroke and stomach cancer, a new study has found. Excess salt (...)

Damian Timoney, before (L) and after (R) Weight Watchers

Ireland has one of the highest rates of obesity in Europe, with one in four adults now classed as obese and one in four children already overweig(...)

Broadcaster Marty Morrissey with Bobby Mulvaney from Sallins Men’s Shed get their blood pressure checked at the Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Health Unit.  Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

Bobby Mulvaney didn’t have the slightest inkling that anything was wrong with him but, because his mates from the local Men’s Shed were getting their (...)

The evidence base for the cholesterol hypothesis is coming under increasing challenge in peer-reviewed literature

Cardiologist Prof Vincent Maher recently cycled the length and breadth of Ireland to raise funds for the country’s first Advanced Lipid Management and(...)

Choose less butter, processed meats and full-fat products

Everyone knows that a good diet is essential – after all “we are what we eat”. But sometimes getting the right balance can be difficult as temptatio(...)