From the Heart

Knowledge is Power: Know your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is the number one cause of premature death worldwide and is a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. The next bit of good news is, once you know you have elevated blood pressure you can take action to help control it.

    Reducing your salt intake

    Become aware of your salt intake this week for #Saltawarenessweek. 

      Heart healthy egg muffins

      Easy to prepare, cook and serve heart healthy egg muffin - Croí dietician approved. 

        How to increase your physical activity during your 9-5

        “Workplace health promotion: How to increase your physical activity during your 9-5”

          Gluten-Free Banana Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce

          Pancake Tuesday is nearly here! This year try out this healthier option!

            Spicy Chicken and Bean Stew

            Enjoy this spicy chicken and bean stew as a warming dinner served with crusty bread, potato or rice. 

              Weight Control and Effective Weight Loss

              The Galway Independent’s new ‘Head To Toe’ health and wellbeing section explores all aspects of health, from head to toe. Each week, health experts will answer your questions, offering tips and advice on common complaints and conditions. This week Croí Specialist Dietitian, Rachel Jennings, offers advice on weight control and effective weight loss

                Oaty Fish Crumble

                Looking for a warm, comforting dinner? Try this oaty fish crumble for as an excellent heart healthy option. 

                  Hazels Story

                  "You do not realise how important it is to have your family close by, until it is the only thing that might be keeping you alive. I will never be able to thank Croi and all the staff at the cardiac unit in Galway enough." Hazel Gunn, Roscommon

                    5 Heart Smart New Years Resolutions

                    New year, new you! Here are 5 things you can do in 2017 to protect your heart health!



                      Croí is a registered Irish heart & stroke charity dedicated to the fight against heart disease and stroke, with a special focus on the West of Ireland. 

                      Our Mission is to 'Prevent Disease, Save Lives, Promote Recovery and Wellbeing'

                      The charity is totally funded through the proceeds of fundraising events, voluntary contributions and philanthropy.
                      Charity Number: CHY7500

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