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Digestive Health Dominating Vitamin and Dietary Supplements Market

The rise of obesity and fast-food consumption drives demand for probiotics.  The South African fast-food industry is valued at over R300 billion, according to South Africa-based market-research company Insight Survey. So it’s hardly surprising that South Africa has the highest overweight and obesity rate in sub-Saharan Africa, with up to 70% of women and a third of men battling with ...

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Stressed Out? Your Diet Could Help

We’re speeding towards the end of the year, but between now and the summer holidays lies a pile of deadlines and an ever-expanding to-do list. Most of us bite off more than we can chew these days and stress management is a crucial part of a healthy life. We know that sleep and regular exercise do wonders to reduce anxiety ...

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Rooibos Drinkers Less Likely To Suffer Heart Disease

Despite numerous advances in medical technology the prevalence of heart disease continues to escalate. In South Africa, it remains the number one killer after HIV/AIDS and deaths related to heart and blood vessel diseases are expected to increase by 41% in the next 13 years. Experts are now saying there may be merit in incorporating alternative ways to prevent and ...

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Combat Cervical Cancer with these Super Foods

If detected early, cervical cancer can be cured. However, early-stage cervical cancer may not show any signs or symptoms. Symptoms will only start developing when the cancer can be diagnosed by doing a pap smear or any other procedure that is used to sample the cervix. In most cases, cervical cancer is caused by the HPV infection (human papillomavirus infection) ...

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Key Nutrients Essential For Woman’s Health

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Leading nutritional author and expert Patrick Holford unpacks key nutrients needed by women to support and improve overall health, moods and energy, regardless of any hormonal ups and downs. Patrick doesn’t believe women should have to suffer just by virtue of being female. Here, he explains that there are certain nutrients women need more of at different times in their ...

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Winter Lentil Stew Recipe

A hearty lentil stew is perfect for these cold winter days and nights. This delicious lentil dish is quick and easy to make, it’s low in fat, vegan friendly and gluten free. Lentils are high in protein and are packed with both soluble and insoluble fibre. Foods high in soluble fibre help stabilise blood sugar and reduce cholesterol. Foods high ...

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6 Steps To Boost Your Health

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According to the most recent South African Demographic and Health Survey, almost 70% of South African women are either overweight or obese, as are 13% of our children – more than double the global average of 5%. While heart disease and diabetes are directly linked to being overweight or obese, there is also evidence that a causal link exists between ...

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Dieting Truths and Lies

Eden Life

There’s no getting around it: when you’re trying to lose weight, you often find yourself on the receiving end of all kinds of advice, many of it contradictory. So, what exactly is the best way to get rid of those kilos? Paula Galvao of Eden Life sorts the facts from the fiction: The diet lie: Eating after sunset causes weight ...

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Caralishious Launches #BodyLoveBrunch events


Lifestyle and fitness blogger, Cara-Lisa Sham a.k.a Caralishious hosted her first #BodyLoveBrunch in collaboration with Krunch SA on Sunday, 2 July. The Body Love Brunch is an event aimed at bringing together like-minded individuals looking to improve their health, wellbeing and vitality, by giving them a beautiful space to share their own health journey, aspirations, experiences, and advice with others, and likewise to learn from those ...

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Healthy Gut, Happy Life!

Healthy Gut

Unpacking the importance of a healthy gut and its impact on your health and wellbeing. If you’ve been following the latest health trends you’ll know that gut health is a topical theme within the health and wellness sphere. According to the latest research by Gut Microbiota News Watch, the status of your gut microbes can impact everything from your body’s ...

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