Last week, the Minister for Health, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, and the Minister of State for Health Promotion launched “A Healthy Weight for Ireland – Obesity Policy and Action Plan 2016- 2025”.
The aim of the policy and plan is to "reverse obesity trends, prevent health complications and reduce the overall burden for individuals, families, the health system and the wider society and economy". Click on the plan opposite to find out more.
Having spent your hard-earned money on your personal, casual, or work related clothes, it is important to know how to properly care for them after wearing.
The key to caring for your clothes is to understand the Fabric Care Labelling system universally used on all clothing. The information is usually found on a label either
on the inside seam of the garment or at collar level
Seven years ago it was the turn of "UMAMI" to join the regular four of Sweet, Sour, Salt & Bitter; today, a Telegraph.co.uk article highlights the testing of this new sixth taste sensation. Depending on where we live in the world, our "starchy" taste experience may differ, i.e. potatoes, rice or pasta. No longer is the taste just associated with the breakdown of starchy foods in the mouth (amylase working on starch to eventually produce simple sugars, i.e. glucose, fructose, galactose) - it does provide its own distinct taste experience. Welcome "STARCHY"!!