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Rude Health Magazine Features

"I sea swim all year round"

Aileen Cox Blundell is the author of The Baby-Led Feeding Cookbook and The Baby-Friendly Family Cookbook. Her food blog shares natural and wholesome recipes for babies that the entire family will love. It has been the winner of both Best Irish Parenting Blog and Best Irish Food & Drink Blog. She has made numerous TV appearances including a regular cooking slot on Virgin Media’s Ireland AM. Aileen grew up in Westmeath and lives with her husband Conor, daughter Jade and sons Dylan and Oscar in Swords, Co Dublin.
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Brian Burke is a judge on RTÉ One’s Supergarden and has won numerous awards at Dublin’s garden festival Bloom. He talks to Rude Health magazine about how getting into the garden can help to develop healthy habits in people of all ages
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Health for her

Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman, whatever your age. Rude Health magazine takes a look at the most common health issues that affect women at all stages of our lives and what natural options are available to us
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A is for antioxidant

Antioxidants are amazing for keeping your body young and avoiding nasties such as inflammation and disease
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Keep on moving

Nutrition for healthy joints, bones and natural pain relief
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Feed your brain

As we age our brain starts to slow down and lose nerve cells, but there are a number of things we can do to keep sharp
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Independent health store advice on stress, fatigue and boosting energy

Looking for advice on natural wellbeing? Your local independent health stores can offer a wealth of knowledge and expertise. This issue we speak to Gráinne Gilmartin from Sligo Wellness

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Tried & Tested

How Health Stores Ireland staff rate what they sell

This issue owners Helen O’Reilly and Marguerite Galvin of For Goodness Sake in Skibbereen and Dunmanway, and staff members Dee McGrath in Skibbereen and Bernie Godwin and Sara Bament in Dunmanway review digestive supplements, a facial oil, multivitamin and curcumin capsules, while shop assistants Susie Drew, Alix Mooney and Eimear Hawthorne from Back to Nature in Cavan town review a sleep support, chewy teen vitamins, oil blend and magnesium powder.
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