From The Heart

The 2018 World Diabetes Day is happening on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The campaign is led by the International Diabetes [...]


Written by Croí Dietitian Aisling Harris. Extract taken from Aisling’s blog, The Superfit Foodie.  Quite often when I hear a […]


Day tripping along the Wild Atlantic Way – the best medicine! By Annie Costelloe, Croí Health Programmes Coordinator ‘Breathe deeply of […]


This World Stroke Day, we’ve asked our Stroke Support Group and Stroke Yoga participants at Croí for advice to help […]


A huge thank you to the 5th year students at Yeats College, Galway, who organised a lovely bake sale on […]


  So I had one hell of an adventure cycling to Paris in aid of Croí Heart & Stroke Charity! […]


Welcome to the Couch to 5km plan  – don’t forget to register for the 4th annual Croí Night Run on October 12th […]


Welcome to the Couch to 5km plan  – don’t forget to register for the 4th annual Croí Night Run on October 12th […]


  If I can do the Croí Night Run 5km, anybody can!   No, really….  in late 2015 at 41, […]


Welcome to the Couch to 5km plan  – don’t forget to register for the 4th annual Croí Night Run on […]


“Healthy habits start at home, We want to help people establish a healthier way of life so they can be […]


Watching what you eat is one of the most important things you can do to prevent heart disease and stroke. […]


Physical activity helps to lower your risk of heart disease and stroke by lowering your blood pressure, increasing your ‘good’ […]


Welcome to the Couch to 5km plan  – don’t forget to register for the 4th annual Croí Night Run on […]


When you decide to start Couch to 5K such as our Night Run on the 12th of October this year, […]


Constant stress — whether from a traffic-choked daily commute, unhappy marriage, or heavy workload — can have real physical effects […]


Many women spend so much of their time chasing after others that their own health gets neglected. Did you know […]


Long gone are the days when treats were limited to after mass on a Sunday or in the lunch box […]


By adjusting the ingredients you use in cooking and baking, you can incorporate treats into your healthy eating lifestyle. Butter […]


A-Z of fundraising ideas! Did you know Croí is an independently funded charity, and that our fight against heart disease […]


The Summer party season is officially upon us with staff Summer parties, family get togethers and old friend catch ups […]


Salmon and other oily fish such as mackerel, herring, trout and sardines are a great source of polyunsaturated fats which […]


This is a lovely fruit summer salad, perfect for those hot summer afternoons or evenings. Avocados and nuts are a […]


Question: This is probably a silly question, but if I have low blood pressure do I have to worry about […]


Are medium chain triglycerides good or bad? Coconut oil is a source of medium chain triglycerides (MCT’s) (this is the […]


2 weeks to the Tour de Lough Corrib Charity Cycle in aid of Croí. Fueling your cycle is of utmost […]


The Tour de Lough Corrib 2018 charity cycle will take place Sunday June 10th starting from Dangan Sports Pavillion, Dangan, […]


Welcome to Tour de Lough Corrib Cycling Tips for the weekend! The countdown is on with less than one month […]


Heart and blood vessel disease — also called heart disease — includes numerous problems, many of which are related to […]


Makes 12 Egg muffins Ingredients 6 eggs Tomato Mushroom Red pepper Kidney beans (or choose a filling of choice, can […]


Having a meal plan means that you can go more on autopilot – the thinking and planning has already been […]


Not many people like the weekly trip to the supermarket. Make it easier on yourself by using a weekly grocery […]


We’re on the countdown to the 22nd annual Tour de Lough Corrib on Sunday 4th June with only one week […]


How does hot weather affect my heart? When the weather is hot you sweat to cool down, but this means […]


Fact sheet about health benefits of smoking cessation 1. There are immediate and long-term health benefits of quitting for all […]


Quitting smoking is the single best thing you could do for your health. Here is some helpful information and tips […]


Dress for Comfort Dressing in appropriate cycling gear will make long distance cycling more comfortable. Consider getting yourself a good […]


Dear Professor Da Costa, I am writing to you in response to your request to speak about my experience at […]


In the first part of this two part series on blood pressure we discussed what blood pressure is, it's causes […]


Blood Pressure and your body High blood pressure has many harmful effects on the body. It increases the risk of […]