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From bumps and bruises to active minds and happy hearts, top health tips from the Vhi experts.

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Find out your BMI in just a few simple clicks with Vhi’s handy calculator

Body Mass Index, or BMI for short, is the most commonly used tool to tell whether or not your weight falls into a healthy range relative to your height. It […]

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Superfood or superfad? Your handy low-down on the latest health food trends

Just like fashions sweep the high street, food fads are definitely a ‘thing’ these days. And while we might all know the benefits of the trusty old food pyramid we […]

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Let’s myth-bust diabetes – here’s what you need to know

According to Diabetes Ireland, the amount of people in Ireland living with either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes in Ireland can be estimated at around 226,000. And despite this, […]

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Four easy types of herbs to grow in Ireland – and why they’re good for you

Throughout history, herbs were used by ancient civilisations such as the Sumerians, the Egyptians and the Greeks, dating as far back as 5000 BC. Herbs are just as delicious and […]

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Lighten up, not lighting up – how quitting smoking is good for the mind

We all know the physical and financial benefits of quitting smoking. But did you know quitting cigarettes can be positive for your mental health too? Here are a few ways […]

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