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Nicole Warburg’s 10 Top Summer Health Tips

Summer is the perfect time to change your lifestyle and get on the health-train. A few small changes to your diet and training routine can improve not only your overall health and fitness, but it will also make you feel happier, more energized and more confident.  Nicole Warburg shares her top 10 summer health tips to help you kickstart your ...

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Rooibos Could Reduce Risk Of “Type 3” Diabetes

Researchers at Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University in the US found a link between a relatively new form of diabetes, known as “type 3” diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. As with all types of dementia, Alzheimer’s is caused by a combination of genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors that affect the health of the brain over a period of time, ...

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The Wonder of Water

Water is the source of all life. Up to 70% of the human body is made up of water and we need it to absorb essential nutrients from food, remove waste products and regulate body temperature – meaning that we require a certain intake to survive and make up for the natural losses that occur throughout the day. More than ...

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Get Summer-Body Ready With Servd Fresh

Five ways to eat your way to Summer body goals and how Servd Fresh can help you along the way. 1. Frontload your calories Consuming the bulk of your calories before 3 p.m. can result in significant weight loss, according to an article in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. Eating your biggest meals earlier in the day ...

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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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Take Your First Steps To Sustainable Healthy Eating

We all know how hard it is to avoid cupcakes at the office. We also know that polishing off a slab of chocolate after dinner isn’t ideal, and that building a good eating habit doesn’t happen overnight! Registered Dietician at Virgin Active South Africa, Sandi van Zyl, says that making a long‐lasting and positive behavioural change with food requires the ...

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Your Nutrition

A pre- and post-workout supplement may not always be an option, in which case it’s important to know what to eat to deliver the same benefits. We offer up our best advice on what to eat before and after exercise to boost performance and recovery.     Our Healthy Hero ingredient in this issue is the versatile and sweet summer ...

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Your Health

Much like the health and fitness industry, there are a number of pregnancy myths that moms-to-be are bombarded with. Our resident fit pregnancy expert sets the record straight on 8 of the most common myths.     With just a few small, smart tweaks, you can party all night long and stave off the post party boozy-blues the next day ...

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