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Once again healthpro had the privilege of contributing to the judging panel for this years’ Free From Food Awards (FFFA). The FFFA recognis

25 March 2019 |  more ...

Free From Food Awards 2019

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disorder involving chronic high blood glucose levels (hyperglycaemia). The disease is characterised by disturbances to

25 July 2018 |  more ...

A significant proportion of consumers are subject to food allergies or intolerances (read our previous blog explaining the difference between these two cond

10 July 2018 |  more ...

Hidden Food Allergens and How to Find Them

Fibre is a substance found in foods of plant origin. Unlike other dietary components, it is resistant to digestion and absorption in the small intestine. Ac

5 June 2018 |  more ...

The Facts and Figures on Fibre

Following our contribution to the judging panel for this years’ Free From Food Awards Ireland (FFFAI), (read the article here), we were delighted to a

5 June 2018 |  more ...

We were thrilled and also extremely humbled this week when we received a fabulous email from Irish Times journalist Sylvia Thompson stating that one of our

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My health hero is my dietitian Harriette Lynch

Kanoodle is an Asian cuisine franchise located in Dublin city centre, Clontarf, Dundrum, Navan and Drogheda. As they say themselves, Kanoodle are dedicated

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Once again healthpro had the privilege of contributing to the judging panel for this years’ Free From Food Awards (FFFA). The FFFA recognise and rewa

1 May 2018 |  more ...

Café Sora, located in Dublin 2, are well known for their fresh deli and barista style coffee. healthpro's Menu Mentoring team work wit

1 March 2018 |  more ...

Client of the Month

Diabetes, categorised as Type 1 or Type 2, is a condition caused by a lack (Type 1), or insufficiency of, or insensitivity to (Type 2), the hormone insulin.

6 February 2018 |  more ...

WANTED Diabetic patient seeks suitable menu option

With locations throughout counties Dublin, Meath and Louth, Kanoodle have been providing delicious Asian-inspired cuisine for over four years to a growing c

31 October 2017 |  more ...

Restaurant Review Kanoodle Thai Chicken Satay

Fats are a vital component of the diet and are utilised as an energy source for most everyday activities. Fats are also central to a range of important biol

11 October 2017 |  more ...

Fats and Your Food Business

Public health consensus suggests that the Irish diet could be richer in fish, particularly so given our island nation status. Evidence that oily fish consum

11 October 2017 |  more ...

Why you should be a Fishy Business

Kerrigan’s Craft Butchers have long since appreciated and valued consumer health and nutrition. Their partnership with healthpro Menu Mentoring&r

10 October 2017 |  more ...

Kerrigans Craft Butchers

Increasingly, people are taking an active interest in their health and nutritional needs and a majority of customers want to make informed choices about the

11 September 2017 |  more ...

Why Menu Label

Cardio vascular disease, or CVD, ranks as one of the nation's major health concerns, with hundreds of Irish people diagnosed with the condition ev

11 September 2017 |  more ...

WANTED Cardiac patient seeks suitable menu option

Food waste continues to be a chronic problem for many Irish food businesses, impacting negatively on what may otherwise be highly satisfactory pro

11 September 2017 |  more ...

Could your business reduce food waste and increase profits

Consumer awareness and appreciation of digestive health and wellness appears to be a growing trend. Indeed, recent Google Trends Analysis states that &ldquo

2 August 2017 |  more ...

Gut Health and Fermented Foods

Beshoff Bros proudly provide their customers with “the tastiest, highest-quality fish and chips in Dublin at the best prices”. Integral to Besho

2 August 2017 |  more ...

Beshoff Bros

The Merrion, located in the heart of Georgian Dublin, is one of the capital's most luxurious hotels, and a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World.

5 July 2017 |  more ...

The Merrion Hotel

While as adults we may already be aware of, or endeavouring to understand, appropriate portion sizes and the corresponding nutritional content of the food w

5 July 2017 |  more ...

Kids Portions

As foods with significant protein content are typically animal-derived, it may be challenging to include adequate amounts of this nutrient in vegetarian or

5 July 2017 |  more ...

Protein for Vegetarians and Vegans

In 2008, Fáilte Ireland, recognising the potential of the wellness sector, developed a categorisation system and platform for health and wellness off

7 June 2017 |  more ...

Wellness Tourism

A recent audit by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) found that an ‘unacceptable’ amount of Irish food businesses fail to provide accur

7 June 2017 |  more ...

Food Allergens Is Your Business Compliant

Health and wellness are currently highly prominent growth areas in the worldwide tourism sector (1). A recent emerging associated trend has been that of med

3 May 2017 |  more ...

Medical Tourism

By utilising Irish produce and cooking with ‘in season’ ingredients, Irish restaurants and food outlets not only help support local food produce

3 May 2017 |  more ...

In Season Irish Vegetables

The recent interest in chocolate as a ‘superfood’ has sparked extensive research to separate facts from fiction. In its purest form research has

5 April 2017 |  more ...

ChocoLOT or ChocoLITTLE

Sugar found naturally in fruit, milk and wholefoods is categorised differently to the ‘free’ or ‘added’ sugar found in sweets, cakes

5 April 2017 |  more ...

The Sugar Solution

The Salt Solution: Guidance for Your Food Outlet High levels of dietary salt are associated with raised blood pressure, development of hypertension and inc

8 February 2017 |  more ...

The Salt Solution

  We, like Mrs Doyle of Father Ted fame and probably a majority of the world's population, really do enjoy a cup of tea! Due to its' ubiquity, the h

5 February 2017 |  more ...

Cup of Tea Father

Nutrition plays a key role in the immune system, helping the body to defend itself against infection such as winter colds and flu. There are numerous ways

10 January 2017 |  more ...

 Boost Your Customers Immunity

We take a look at trends that are rocking the food service industry over the past year and are due to continue. Have you been a food trend-setter in 2017?

10 January 2017 |  more ...

Food Service and Food Industry Trends for 2017

  People are choosing plant-based diets for various reasons, from its' many associated health benefits, to environmental and ethical concerns,

13 December 2016 |  more ...

On the Menu Vegetarian and Vegan Diets

  Well-planned vegetarian diets, that exclude meat, fish and poultry and contain a variety of plant-based protein foods, such as soy products,  b

13 December 2016 |  more ...

Vegetarian Athlete

The health benefits of a plant-based diet are well-known and this diet is quickly becoming more and more popular for numerous reasons, but the question re

5 December 2016 |  more ...

A Vegan Diet Benefits and How to Avoid Nutritional  Deficiencies

In December 2014, the requirement to declare food allergens on prepacked food was extended to include non-prepacked foods by the Food Informatio

28 November 2016 |  more ...

Allergen Awareness among Food Service Staff

  A food allergy occurs when the immune system incorrectly responds to specific substances within foods known as allergens. The immune system reco

23 November 2016 |  more ...

Food Allergy or Intolerance

Figures from the recently published A Healthy Weight for Ireland: Obesity Policy and Action Plan Ireland (2016 – 2025) state that 1 in 4 children an

24 October 2016 |  more ...

A Healthy Weight for Ireland

Tax on Sugar: Friend or Foe? The Irish government is set to announce a sugar tax in the next budget. This follows legislation in the UK planning to impleme

26 September 2016 |  more ...

Tax on Sugar Friend or Foe

Kerrigans Craft Butchers taking customer care to a new level with the help of healthpro Menu Mentoring® Kerrigans Craft Butchers, situated

4 August 2015 |  more ...

Kerrigans Craft Butchers taking Customer Care to the Next Level

  Make your menu say and do so  much more with healthpro Menu Mentoring®  Increasingly, people are taking an active interes

4 July 2015 |  more ...

Make your Menu Say and Do So Much More

With some careful planning, a vegetarian diet that excludes meat, fish and poultry can provide adequate protein and other essential nutrients for the athl

16 May 2015 |  more ...

The Vegetarian Athlete

Much abused and not surprisingly, therefore, rather injury prone, the hamstrings (the large group of muscles located on the back of the upper legs) deserv

21 April 2015 |  more ...

Love Thy Hamstrings

  Pictured are some of our recent healthpro Begin to Run members looking justifiably delighted having completed their end of course 5 km c

31 March 2015 |  more ...

Begin to Run Congratulations 5 km in 5 weeks

  Our healthpro Physical Therapy Clinic offers treatment for musculoskeletal pain, injury, and dysfunction by highly qualified and experie

15 March 2015 |  more ...

Physical Therapy Clinic

 Access our expertise in run coaching through our healthpro Run Clinic. Suitable for all levels of ability, Run Clinic offers one

11 March 2015 |  more ...

Run Clinic

  Discover, Develop and excel your Runner Within. This is a 10 week programme for recreational runners, from beginners to improvers. It is our goals

7 March 2015 |  more ...

Road Runners 10 week Course Starting April 6th

Here's to a wonderfully healthful New Year !     All the team at healthpro would like to wish our readers a New Year filled with the

5 January 2015 |  more ...

Happy New Year

At healthpro, we've enjoyed another great year of empowering individuals, groups, organisations, and businesses to eat and move for success! Our

23 December 2014 |  more ...

Happy Christmas

  healthpro outdoor fitness at a location near you!   healthpro Road Runners is expanding throughout the Dublin area. Alongside

16 December 2014 |  more ...

New Year Fitness

Menu Mentoring, Christmas 2014 Welcome to this months' healthpro Menu Mentoring® Newsletter, our last edition for 2014. This year, we've en

4 December 2014 |  more ...

New Allergen Labelling Requirements for Irish Food Providers

Inspirational healthpro Road Runners Patricia Hogan, Orla McKnight and Niamh Grimes saw out the year with stellar personal achievements. All thr

1 December 2014 |  more ...

healthpro Road Runners finish the year in style

Exercising first thing in the morning can provide a great start to the day, invigorating both body and mind for the tasks ahead and also freeing up invalu

10 November 2014 |  more ...

Good Morning Muscles

 Having discovered the joys of running in later life, Limerick man John Collins trained for, and successfully completed his first Dublin Marathon in

6 November 2014 |  more ...

An inspirational story of an inspirational man

A delicious and tender meat dish, infused with herb and citrus flavours, ideal as part of a light lunch or as the centre piece of a family meal. Coeliac-f

3 November 2014 |  more ...

 Roast Pork with Fennel and Rosemary

Runner's knee and how to avoid it   Runner's knee is the common name for iliotibial band friction syndrome, a painful overuse condition that affec

21 October 2014 |  more ...

Runners knee and how to avoid it

Menu Mentoring Newsletter October 2014 Welcome to this months' healthpro Menu Mentoring® Newsletter. With the change of season around the c

15 October 2014 |  more ...

Menu Mentoring October Newsletter 2014

Melanie completes Paris2Nice 2014 and raises valuable funds for the RNLI Throughout the year we've been charting the progress of another superwoman's que

9 October 2014 |  more ...

Melanie Completes Paris 2 Nice and Raises over 10000 Euro for the RNLI

Nutrition plays a key role in the immune system, helping the body to defend itself against infection such as winter colds and flu. A healthy, balanced die

9 October 2014 |  more ...

Food Choices this Winter to Help Boost Immunity when Dining Out

  Fitness for winter - beat the bugs and the blues!  Fitness never sleeps at healthpro.   Our healthpro BOOTCAMP an

5 October 2014 |  more ...

Fitness for Winter Beat the Bugs and the Blues

Following another great summer of motivating and inspiring fitness courses at healthpro, our Road Runners group are once again in moti

4 October 2014 |  more ...

healthpro BOOTCAMP Returns

Harriette completes her second Ironman triathlon  We're delighted to report that healthpro Director, Harriette Lynch, completed her second

4 October 2014 |  more ...

Harriette Lynch Completes Ironman Mallorca

    BAY Restaurant, located in Clontarf, Dublin, (https://bay.ie/) continue to offer the very best in deliciously cooked, locally-sourced

3 October 2014 |  more ...

Immune Boosting Dish of the Month from BAY Restaurant

This delicious soup is brim full of wonderful nutrients. As the results of our analyses indicate below, a single serving provides a significant percentage

1 October 2014 |  more ...

Recipe of the Month Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup

In an extremely competitive sector of the food market, Apache Pizza, an innovative, fully Irish-owned business, are an increasing success story. Now with

1 October 2014 |  more ...

Chief among pizzas

September saw the welcome arrival of two new healthpro specialists to the team. Laoibhse Griffin holds a European Qualification Framework Leve

21 September 2014 |  more ...

Meet healthpro Personal Trainers Laoibhse and Daniel

Do you suffer from: Upper and lower back pain/sciatica Neck and shoulder pain Repetitive strain injuries Tendonitis and frozen shoulder Sports inju

19 September 2014 |  more ...

Trigger Point Dry Needling Therapy

Lunchtime nutrition, not for dummies, but for smart people! The working lunch break presents an ideal opportunity to fuel your body with the nutrition it

16 September 2014 |  more ...

Lunchtime Nutrition not for Dummies but for Smart People

  Increasingly, people are taking an active interest in their health and nutritional needs and a majority of customers want to make informed choices a

11 September 2014 |  more ...

Your menu can say and do so much more

Menu Mentoring, September 2014 Welcome to this months' healthpro Menu Mentoring® Newsletter. In this edition we discuss upcoming EU legisla

4 September 2014 |  more ...

Menu Mentoring Newsletter September 2015

On October the 25th, 2011, the European Parliment and the Council adopted Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011on the provision of food information to consumers. T

4 September 2014 |  more ...

Food Allergen Labelling Legislation Imminent for Irish Businesses

Ed Wilson completes Isle of Wight Challenge 2014 In our June newsletter we reported on the progress of Mr Ed Wilson towards his goal of completing the 20

31 August 2014 |  more ...

A True Herculean Ed Wilson Completes the Isle of Wight Challenge 2014

  Kerrigans Craft Butchers taking customer care to a new level with the help of healthpro Menu Mentoring® Kerrigans Craft Butchers, s

29 August 2014 |  more ...

Kerrigans Craft Butchers take Customer Care to the Next Level

  This delicious meatloaf was a recent recipe of the week at Kerrigans. Quick and easy to prepare, rich in protein and important vitamins and minerals

23 August 2014 |  more ...

Kerrigans Craft Butchers Meatloaf Recipe

The status of the Howth Challenge Series on the Irish multisport calendar continues to grow, as evidenced by a record number of entrants for this year's r

4 August 2014 |  more ...

Howth Challenge Series 5th Anniversary

Recipe of the Month - Cumin Roast Red Peppers and Tomatoes Recipe of the month - Cumin Roast Red Peppers & Tomatoes This delicious roasted dish, bri

4 August 2014 |  more ...

Recipe of the Month Cumin Roast Red Peppers and Tomatoes

The Bagel Bar working with healthpro Menu Mentoring® for excellence in customer information  The Bagel Bar have been working clos

21 July 2014 |  more ...

The bagel Bar excel in Customer Care with healthpro Menu Mentoring

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is classified as a water soluble vitamin and has important roles in the body in the formation of connective tissue, wound healin

19 July 2014 |  more ...

Oranges are not the Only Fruit

Owing to the widespread popularity of weight-loss diets centred on the restriction of its' consumption, carbohydrate has become a much maligned foodgroup

11 July 2014 |  more ...

To Carb or not to Carb that is the Question

Following another great summer of motivating and inspiring fitness courses at healthpro we're delighted to announce our forthcoming autumn sched

10 July 2014 |  more ...

healthpro Group Exercise Fitness Courses

A recipe for success According to a recent report by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), a majority of consumers are in favour of informed choic

2 July 2014 |  more ...

A Recipe for Success

Do you suffer from.......... Lower back pain Muscle pain, tension or spasm Lower leg pain Pain and grinding in the knee Foot arch pain Bunions or

19 June 2014 |  more ...

Step into Pain Relief

The Bagel Bar working with healthpro Menu Mentoring for better customer information  The bagel Bar have been working closely with the&nbsp

16 June 2014 |  more ...

The bagel Bar working with healthpro Menu Mentoring

healthpro courses on the horizon We offer a range of ongoing group exercise courses, serving the fitness needs of both children and adults. &n

11 June 2014 |  more ...

healthpro courses on the horizon

Recipe of the month - Feta, avocado, & red pepper salad with honey-lime dressing This deliciously light, yet filling, summer salad takes 15 minutes t

7 June 2014 |  more ...

Recipe of the Month Feta Avocado and Red Peppers Salad

A common cause of heel pain is a condition known as plantar faciitis that involves pain and inflammation of a thick fibrous band of tissue, the plantar fa

6 June 2014 |  more ...

The Painful Matter of Plantar Fasciitis

       healthpro Road Runners offer help for hamstrings! The hamstrings are a large group of muscles (semitendinosus, semimembran

5 June 2014 |  more ...

Help for Hamstrings

Chicken, Avocado and Radish Salad This chicken with avocado and radish salad combines some of our favourite ingredients into a wonderfully tasteful and

3 June 2014 |  more ...

Recipe of the Month Chicken Avocado and Radish Salad

healthpro Consultant Dietitian Harriette Lynch recently appeared on TV3's Midday programme to give pre-race nutritional advice to participants in the

3 June 2014 |  more ...

healthpro Consultant Dietitian appears on TV3

healthpro Dietetic Clinic explains cholesterol Cholesterol, a naturally occuring substance produced by the liver within the body, is essential for t

3 June 2014 |  more ...

healthpro Explains Cholesterol

Billy Byrne Neuromuscular Physical Therapist  Billy is a vastly experienced and highly regarded neuromuscular physical therapist, with over thi

2 June 2014 |  more ...

Meet Billy Byrne Neuromuscular Phyiscal Therapist

This June we'd like to relate an inspirational story. Whilst raising four wonderful children and simultaneously forging a successful career in law, a lady

1 June 2014 |  more ...

 healthpro congratulates Mary Paula

  healthpro in association with Outfront Events, and with the help of our generous local sponsors, are delighted to once again host the annual

10 May 2014 |  more ...

Howth Challenge Series 2014

October 2011: Breast Cancer Awareness Let Us Take Action at the bay Restaurant In Ireland alone over 2500 women are diagnosed per year with breast cancer

19 October 2011 |  more ...

Breast Cancer Awareness at the bay restaurant

Press Release: November, 2010 Competition Time:  Contact: Michelle Tighe/ Sinead Costello Phone:+353 86 4119222 Email: michelle@healthpro.ie o

19 November 2010 |  more ...

Celebrate Irelands first nutritionaly analysed menu

2010 is the year where the bay restaurant are focusing on providing their customers with the full nutritional breakdown, allergens and lifestyle explanation

5 June 2010 |  more ...

Coeliac Friendly Menu at the bay Clontarf