Cross-curricular exercise today among Second Year option students - Home Economics and Latin - to look at food and its impact on the Roman Empire; sources of ingredients, dishes originated that still are in use; the enjoyment of food among the wealthy Romans; some Latin pronunciations and sharing of knowledge.
An article in Journal.ie highlights the concern about the significant increase in the number of people living with diabetes since 1980 - lifestyle and food consumption choices have played a role in the increase with individuals with Type 2 Diabetes - Non insulin dependent diabetes.
With ongoing concern about children and their eating habits, particularly snacks and the issue of 'treat foods', Safefood.eu provides interesting reading on the topic. Click on the buttons below for links for advice and guidance on the issue.
Local Super Valu's up and down the country have grasped the nettle to encourage people back into the humble art of HOME COOKING. In our fast-paced lives, HOME COOKING allows you an opportunity to slow down, to get together with the people you live with, to have higher-quality social interaction and to savour and enjoy the food you consume.
By paying more attention to how and what you eat, the chance to drastically change lifestyles, to transform the health of families in the short and long term is an achievable target once more .
What each individual and family does today has an effect on the future - WHO report’s vision for Ireland in 2030 states "the proportion of obese and overweight men in Ireland is projected to rise to 89 per cent, with a corresponding 85 per cent of women falling into this category".
Click on the image for more information from Super Valu.