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Amanda Byram launches new healthy-eating website

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Amanda Byram
Amanda Byram

She's been sharing her fitness and nutrition tips through her social media platforms for years now, but Amanda Byram has finally launched her own website.

The TV presenter has transformed her diet and exercise regime since she turned 40 and is now giving her followers an insight with her daily blogs and videos on amandabyram.com.

The Dubliner revealed that she decided to transform her diet after she fell ill around Christmas 2013.

"It was the best thing that happened to me because it made me decide to have a complete turnaround, so I did dry January, took out caffeine and got through that and felt amazing," she revealed.

"I was turning 40 in the June and decided to carry on until then."

Amanda (41) now has a strict diet and has cut out alcohol, caffeine, meat and sugar - although she admits she allows herself the odd tipple on a very special occasion.

"With alcohol, I didn't drink during the week and then the weekend would arrive and I would just binge - then you spend the whole weekend eating rubbish," she added.

She's now focussing on her website and promoting her new Twitter account, ByramBod. Her main advice to those looking to change their diet or take up exercise is to take it in small steps. "Don't try and do everything at once as most will fail and won't want to try it again," she says.

Dancers line up for festival

Take a leap and enjoy one of the wonderful events at the Dublin Dance festival which takes place from May 19 to May 30.

The festival launched with a wonderful showcase at the City Assembly Rooms on South William Street last night, and dance lovers are in for a treat as talented dancers from across the world are set to perform at the festival.

For more information about performances and ticket information visit www.dublindancefestival.com.

Party at IMMA

Film Fatale's Prohibition is returning to Dublin's IMMA on Saturday March 14 for another ritzy Roaring Twenties vintage party.

So fix your hair with a feather-head piece, or pop on those braces and flatcaps, then come and grab a tea-cup of gin punch.

Doors are at 8pm, and this event is strictly fancy-dress only. Tickets to the fabulous soiree are €30 are on sale now from www.eventbrite.ie

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