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An international initiative designed to encourage youngsters into sport arrived in Ireland. The campaign, called 50 Sports in 50 Weeks, is designed to tackle childhood obesity and the declining activity levels in kids and families and as part of the tour, took in Dublin, Cork and Tipperary. During the 10-day campaign, Australian family, headed by Paul Brown and accompanied by ...

Feeling tired? Metabolism sluggish? Muscle tone not as good as it was? Why not try That Protein’s Happy Happy Hemp Protein with Baobab? High in protein, fibre and Vitamin C its been developed by irish nutritionists and has proven health benefits. The range has three products each being a 2 in 1 source of nutrition with organic plant proteins and ...

Proving just how well trained Ireland’s health food stores are comes the results of an annual awards scheme. The Irish Association of Health Stores (IAHS) has announced the winners of its annual training accolades, called The Andrew Cape Memorial Awards 2014, named in memory of Andrew’s outstanding contribution to the industry with particular focus on staff training. Since its formation ...

Researchers have discovered that asthma sufferers with low levels of vitamin D may experience more acute attacks. Writing in the journal Allergy, researchers explained they set out to assess the associations between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and prevalent asthma as well as asthma exacerbations. A group of Israeli adults aged 22–50 with documented vitamin D status were involved. Around 308,000 ...

With the darker evenings upon us, keeping children active can be a task. And new research has confirmed that lighter evenings are linked with higher physical activity levels in children and young people. A study in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity has concluded that permanently increasing the hours of waking daylight could deliver health benefits. The ...

A new analysis has suggested that probiotics may have a role to play in helping obese people lose weight. Earlier studies have reported the effects of prebiotics and synbiotics supplementation in lipid profile and glucose homeostasis, but an analysis of clinical trials in overweight or obese individuals has not been carried out. Therefore, the aim of this study was to ...

Health store favourite Evergreen did its bit to support breast cancer research with a night of indulgence. As part of Evergreen Health Stores Go Pink for Breast Cancer Research initiative in support of The National Breast Cancer Research Institute (NBCRI), the Natural Beauty and Skincare event was held at the g Hotel, Galway. Showcasing some of the world’s leading natural ...

The results of a new trial have revealed that the supplement, Pycnogenol, could help those with inner ear disorders. A new study, published in the journal Minerva Medica, has found that this natural pine bark extract significantly improves inner ear-related ailments. Researchers said that this antioxidant from French maritime pine tree bark significantly improved inner ear blood flow, making it ...

A study has been taking place using a brand new product that may help couples with fertility issues. A couple from Kilkenny has begun a 90-day fertility study using pre-Conceive. This follows pre-study testing of an initial 12 couples, which showed chronic deficiencies in vitamin D3 and antioxidant levels as well as poor diet, high sugar and stress levels and ...

Naturally Good Health is delighted to announce the launch of our first Retailer of the Year Awards – and we need you, our readers. Sponsored by A.Vogel, these awards are designed to recognise those fantastic health stores across Ireland, and we are asking readers to nominate their favourite store. Whether it’s because of some great advice you’ve received, products you’ve ...