From The Heart

  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 2019 charity cycle will take place Sunday, June 9th 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 […]


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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