Home | Health

Health

Our Editor’s Ultimate Healthy & Fit Vacation Guide!

The last few months of the year are often frantic as we try to drop those last few kilos we picked up during winter, just to look great in our bikinis on the beach during our December vacation. While this is a great motivator after hibernating during the colder months, it shouldn’t be something you do just to look great ...

Read More »

[Holiday Recipe] Country Roast in a Sweet Tomato Glaze with Sweet Potato Mash

The new Country Roast by Frys is the first plant-based meatloaf to hit South African shelve just in time for the festive season. It is a delicious and equally nutritious meal that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, iron and fibre, and much more. Serve this delicious, plant-based Country Roast in a Sweet Tomato Glaze with Sweet Potato Mash this festive ...

Read More »

Self-Care Tips While Travelling

December is finally here. And for most South Africans, that means sandals, sunglasses, and going on a much-needed holiday. But just because you’re taking a break from the stresses of everyday life, it doesn’t mean you should forget about your family’s well-being. How do you manage your self-care while travelling? Here are a few tips: Prepare for Anything Before you go ...

Read More »

Correct Shoes, Hygiene Vital For Healthy Summer Feet

Maintaining good hygiene and choosing the correct footwear can help ensure healthy feet during summer when they are most vulnerable, says a top shoe designer. The entire body mass depends on strong, healthy feet for support and stability and footwear plays a significant role, says Bolton Footwear designer Devan Odayan. He adds that people spend a lot more time on ...

Read More »

Debunking Fitness Trends: Fit Facts on What Works Best

Whether you’re 10-K-a-day fitness fundi or more of a novice, understanding the latest health and fitness trends can get confusing. How on earth do you know which type of workout is right for you, or whether you’re doing it right for that matter?  TomTom shares insight into some of the latest fitness trends to help you understand a little more ...

Read More »

Just Two Sugary Drinks A Week Is Hazardous

Research shows that just two sugar-sweetened beverages a week may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, while drinking one a day may raise blood pressure. A Stellenbosch University review of 36 studies found that the consumption of sweetened drinks is steadily rising worldwide, impacting directly on metabolic syndrome — a cluster of risk factors which contribute to heart disease ...

Read More »

Ten Ways to Get Smooth Legs this Summer

After hibernating in trousers and thick woolly tights all winter, your legs need some TLC before they make their summer debut. Follow these ten tips for smooth, flawless legs all summer long: Ditch the soap and invest in shaving cream Shaving with soap may seem convenient, but it can result in a clogged-up razor blade (hello razor burn!), and it ...

Read More »

Staying Healthy While Travelling [Infographic]

Planning a vacation can take massive amounts of work, but one thing often left out of that plan is a health or fitness continuity plan. That may sound a little over the top, but a week or two in the sun shouldn’t ruin a whole years’ worth of careful eating and exercise. Unfortunately, it all too often can, from the ...

Read More »

6 Easy Ways To Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle These Holidays

People tend to give themselves free passes to indulge in whatever they want when they go on vacation. Don’t be that person! It’s possible to enjoy a holiday as well as the local food that comes with it, without having to worry about putting on extra weight. It’s important for you to understand what your destination has to offer for ...

Read More »

Are We Really What We Eat?

There’s no two ways around the fact that to live well, we must take heed of what we put into our mouths. Sounds simple enough. But is it really? Pierre Louw, the owner of online business My Health and Fitness, has some noteworthy insights on the matter. Are we really what we eat? “To my mind, there are two factors ...

Read More »