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Food and fatigue go hand-in-hand.  While some foods can cause fatigue, others can be the remedy.  Food can either be a slow-acting poison or an incredibly healing medicine,
 so choose wisely. What Causes Fatigue? “Tiredness is our body’s way of telling us that something is out of balance. It’s often

Teff, the world’s tiniest grain, is gluten-free and simply delicious. Recently made popular by celebrities such as Victoria Beckham and Gwyneth Paltrow, it has an array of health benefits which are hard to match. Tracing it back to its roots, you’ll find teff flatbread and porridge in the homes of

Recently a metabolic pilot study comparing a low carbohydrate ketogenic diet with a high carbohydrate diet was conducted in the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Maryland in the United States. The Nutritional Science’s Institute (NuSI) and the NIH funded the study. The trial took 17 Men 18 to 50

Low carbohydrate diets have recently taken centre stage, leaving sugary foods high and dry. Shelves are full of  low-carb biscuits, chocolates and cakes all free from sugar. But what is being used to replace that delicious sweet taste? Low glycaemic ‘natural’ sweeteners. The question remains –  what are they made from? Agave Nectar Agave

Diabetes is no longer an illness that affects a few. As our world becomes increasingly less active and consumes too much unhealthy, processed and high calorie foods, lifestyle diseases have soared into the millions. Diabetes is nestling comfortably near the top of the list. This epidemic is no secret. New

Imagine if you had a switch that could balance your metabolism and do a deep cleanse without the use of expensive fan dangled detox kits? Your body is designed to do so by using a genius mechanism known as autophagy. Celebrities have discovered that intermittent fasting, or autophagy,  is one

An eating philosophy that has built great momentum in the western world is the low carbohydrate concept and many celebrities have planted themselves firmly on this path. The moment research pointed towards processed carbohydrates as the culprits behind obesity, diabetes and other lifestyle disorders, the momentum of healthy eating quickly

Cut this out, try this, eat more of this, drink less of this, don’t do that, do this instead. There are so many diets out there claiming to give that illusive beach body we are all looking for. While some may offer the results you are looking for, can this

  Renowned Tim Noakes recently took to Parliament after he accepted an invitation by the wellness unit.  On the agenda was how the government can decrease the fast growing rate of obesity in South Africa. In a study done the Medical Research Council Study; it was found that 61% South Africans are obese;