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[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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Almost Half of SA Women Obese – Study

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South African women have the highest obesity rate (42%) in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a recent study. The study, by the University of Washington, USA, the most comprehensive research on global obesity to date, found that just over 30% of the world’s adult population are either obese or overweight, leading to widespread health problems and millions of premature deaths. “Globally, ...

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Fat But Fit Lowers CVD Risks

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South Africa has the third highest incidence of heart disease in the world. In fact, every 10 minutes, a South African has a heart attack and a fatal heart attack occurs every 45 minutes. Andrew Heilbrunn, from the Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology’s Biokinetic Centre in Johannesburg, says inactivity and low physical fitness contribute substantially to increasing rates of heart ...

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Supplements That Boost Immunity

There's nothing more frustrating than having to take time away from gym to recover from colds and flu during winter. This is how you can boost your immune system to ensure you keep working toward those goals.

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The Benefits of Biofeedback

EEG Biofeedback (also known as Neurofeedback) is extensively and successfully applied to help people, among other things, achieve calm and focus, improve mood, mental state and productivity, and even relationships. This is according to occupational therapist and Bio/Neurofeedback practitioner Megan Hofhuis, who is also affiliated to Akeso clinic Kenilworth. “Biofeedback is the process of giving you information (feedback) about what ...

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Take a Pre-Emptive Strike Against Colds and Flu

Being sick is never fun, especially when you need to look after the rest of the family as well. A pre-emptive strike against colds and flu is therefore necessary for a less stressful flu season, and getting the whole family involved is a must. “When cold and flu season is around the corner we tend to stock up on everything ...

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Give Your Immune System A Vital Boost

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As healthcare becomes increasingly expensive, prevention is the way forward for many consumers. And, with winter around the corner, now is the time to make sure your body has the support it needs to combat winter ailments. The immune system involves a complex system of cells that are distributed throughout your body, explains Andrea du Plessis, nutritional expert at Vital ...

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