Natural Aphrodisiac Foods for Valentine’s Day

By |2019-12-08T10:09:41+00:00February 8th, 2017|Categories: Health Bytes, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Food and sex tend to dominate the human mindset so it’s not much of a surprise that you can eat certain natural aphrodisiac foods to boost your libido. In the spirit of all things love and romance, what better way to get in the mood than through food. The science […]

Round Up 3: New Year, New Resolutions

By |2017-12-08T18:10:30+00:00January 6th, 2017|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |


Do you set New Year’s Resolutions? A fresh start, a new set of goals to reach, January is that magical time to reflect and set your targets for the year. It’s a welcome opportunity and yet many neglect it or try and fail. I think for most […]

Mushroom Foraging, An Interview with Bill O’Dea

By |2019-12-04T09:19:30+00:00October 28th, 2016|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |


You describe yourself as a “dedicated mycophagist” (one who likes to gather and eat mushrooms). When did you first become interested in mushrooms and foraging?

Growing up as a kid in Galway my parents would bring us to fields (usually […]

Weekly Round Up 2: Things We’re Reading

By |2017-12-08T18:25:17+00:00September 1st, 2016|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Just two weeks left until we kick off the 2016 Nutrition & Health Coaching Class and well….we’re pretty excited!

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A health coach is a wellness expert who educates, motivates and guides clients toward lifestyle and behaviour choices that support optimal well-being. If this is something you […]

52 Steps to a New You

By |2019-12-07T15:21:28+00:00August 20th, 2016|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |


The Summer can be a difficult time to keep healthy with lots of BBQs, visitors, drinks, it can be easy to fall out of your healthy habits. Everyone will be getting back to the routine come September. There is a […]

An Interview with Indy Power of The Little Green Spoon

By |2019-12-04T14:22:03+00:00August 13th, 2016|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When did you first become interested in food and nutrition?

When I was in first year in college I started going to the gym and that’s when I started researching food. I’ve always had a sensitive tummy and I suffered from bloating and skin issues so I wondered if […]

Weekly Roundup 1: Things we’re reading.

By |2017-02-10T15:01:47+00:00August 5th, 2016|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |


Summer is slowly winding up and the schedule is filling up fast – back to school, deadlines, meetings etc. It’s all systems go.

So in the spirit of all this go-go-go, we thought we’d keep it short and sweet with a weekly roundup. Check out below some […]

5 Things you Should do Every Sunday for a More Productive Week.

By |2019-12-04T15:49:14+00:00July 29th, 2016|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |


I consider myself a wannabe planner. I love writing to-do lists, buying stationary, drawing up hundreds of post-it notes, planning and filling in my calendar….. but when it comes to the crunch, I struggle with the implementation part. Don’t get me wrong, I follow what I […]

Guerilla Gardeners: Insights into growing your own fruit and vegetables, gardening basics and more

By |2019-12-05T08:50:14+00:00July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |


Today I was back in the studios at Spirit Radio in Bray, Co. Wicklow, to talk to Wendy. We had a great chat, as usual, this time about vegetable gardening in the back garden. Have you ever thought about growing your own veg? Do […]

Swapping Out Foods For Better Eating Habits

By |2017-12-08T18:48:09+00:00July 13th, 2016|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

If you are among the two-thirds of people in the country who are carrying around excess weight, you have undoubtedly tried a variety of eating plans over the years. Unfortunately, fad diets rarely lead to long-term health and wellness because the root of the problem lies in our daily eating habits.

Losing weight and becoming […]