From The Heart

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

25/05/17

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

25/05/17

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

25/05/17

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

12/05/17

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

11/05/17

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

21/04/17

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

21/04/17

Fish, omega-3 and healthy heart More than any other food, fish is linked with a healthy heart. We have known […]

12/04/17

High blood pressure is the number one cause of premature death worldwide and is a major risk factor for heart […]

21/03/17

Reducing your salt intake Salt can raise your blood pressure, which can increase your risk of stroke and other health […]

21/03/17

“Workplace health promotion: How to increase your physical activity during your 9-5” So first of all, you may ask ‘what […]

03/03/17

Makes 14 Pancakes 150ml low-fat milk 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 Egg 15g melted sunflower or olive oil based margarine […]

20/02/17

Serves 6 1.25kg chicken thighs & drumsticks 1 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 red […]

03/02/17

What’s the best way to lose weight? We know that…. People who have excess body fat, especially around the waist […]

01/02/17

(Serves 4) Topping: 100g/3½oz white or wholemeal breadcrumbs 50g/2¾oz low fat spread 75g/2¾oz porridge oats Black pepper to taste Sauce: […]

13/01/17

"I shouldn’t be writing this letter. I shouldn’t actually still be alive despite the fact that I have always had […]

12/12/16

1. Quit Smoking No if’s or ‘Butts’ – Smoking is one of the most preventable causes of heart disease and […]

12/12/16

Ingredients – Serves 6 Adults 4 kg turkey, giblets removed 1 tablespoon of butter Method If you are using a […]

12/12/16

Can an hour of brisk walking counteract the downsides of sitting for most of the day? Maybe, according to a […]

12/12/16

Staying physically active as you move from middle age into your 70s can keep your heart in good shape, new […]

12/12/16

Maybe you plan to ring in 2017 with a new resolve to quit smoking, lose weight, exercise more, not sweat […]

12/12/16

Coping with Eating, Emotions and Feelings We often eat in response to our feelings. Other than hunger we eat due […]

12/12/16

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

05/12/16

Eating Well: Shift Workers Tips Most night shift workers encounter challenges with maintaining a healthy diet. A recent report launched […]

05/12/16

Homemade vegetable soup Suitable for vegetarians Vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet but also taste fantastic, especially […]

24/11/16

What is fat? We all need a small portion of fat in our diet, but fat is considered to be […]

10/11/16

Choking Management Choking in any age group is a life-threatening emergency and must be recognised and responded to as quickly […]

10/11/16

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

10/11/16

Keeping your Heart Healthy “Exercise Over 55” Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and exercising regularly plays a major role in the […]

20/10/16

The ‘Courtyard Apartments‘ at Croí House have been specifically designed for short-term stays, to allow family members to be as […]

07/10/16

Last week the government launched the Healthy Weight for Ireland – Obesity Policy and Action plan 2016 – 2025 which […]

06/10/16

Croí Galway Night Run – FAQ's This year’s event will take place on Friday October 13th on the Salthill Promenade […]

03/10/16

When I first heard about the Croí 'My Action Programme' . I threw my eyes to heaven. The Consultant from […]

28/09/16

Cholesterol is a fatty substance which is essential for your body to function day to day. A certain amount of […]

19/09/16

This program is intended for a complete beginner, so as long as you are injury free and in relatively good […]

09/09/16

Nuts and Heart Health A recent review of the scientific evidence reveals theintake of almond nuts are associated with significant […]

17/08/16

Fruit & Vegetables Fruit and vegetables are one of the most important food groups for your heart and overall health. […]

09/08/16

What about Cheese? Cheese is high in fat, particularly saturated fat, and can contribute significantly to the amount of calories […]

09/08/16

Alcohol and our Health There are a lot of myths about alcohol and our health. Whilst very tiny amounts of […]

09/08/16

Fish Cakes Ingredients 225g/8oz white fish cooked in skimmed milk 225g/8oz cold cooked potato 5ml/1 tspn parsley, chopped Lemon juice […]

03/08/16