Rory Hafford attends the launch of Valerie Twomey’s book, Truly Tasty and finds a reference that will give hope and comfort to kidney patients the world over. Val Twomey was just 37 when she was told she had a potentially deadly condition. Her kidneys were bunched. Kaput! Done for! In medical terms, she had ‘end stage renal failure’. No stranger to patients – Val had worked as a doctor’s assistant for many years previously – she now became a patient herself, just like the many that she had looked after. The diagnosis of kidney failure didn’t come as a complete shock.
Archive for March, 2011
Health News Ireland.Com takes a look at Women’s Health, the new book by TV holistic nutritionist Gillian McKeith Gillian McKeith has a new book out. You know Gillian! She’s the woman on the telly who talks about Eating Yourself Sexy and makes superb programmes on the art of eating all the good stuff. In short, she knows what she’s talking about. Educated to PhD level and internationally acclaimed at what she does, when she brings out something new it’s always worth a look.
Planning a barbecue one of these fine evenings? Check out the seven golden rules of safe sizzling… The good weather of late will put us in a mind to break out the old barbecue! You can’t beat the long, hot summer evenings with the delicious smell of cooked meats wafting through the air. By now you will be fed-up to the back teeth of health watchdogs issuing dire wrarnings about the dangers of cooking outdoors. In one way, they are absolutely right. In another…we get it already!