Tag Archives: Eating

Extreme eating: Diet is unrealistic for most Irish people, who would struggle to stick to it

The belief is that meat and sugar consumption needs to half by 2050 to restrict damage to the environment posed by three billion people who are either eating too much or too little. The diet is extreme, there are no two ways about it. The majority of Irish people are not managing the current guidelines… Read More »

Washing avocados? Why the FDA recommends cleaning the fruit before eating it

The FDA recommends washing the fruit before eating it. (iStock) Do you wash an avocado before eating it? According to a recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report, you should, because the skin of the fruit could contain trace amounts of Listeria monocytogenes. In a report released earlier this month, the FDA announced the results of… Read More »