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PICKLED PINK RECIPES FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS The talented team at ELLE Decoration South Africa show you simple ways to ‘blush’ up on some old favourite recipes while celebrating the colour  PINK. While October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease, breast cancer

There is nothing like a good night’s sleep. What’s more, while a good dose of dozing refreshes us, it also has been proven to improve memory, curb inflammation, and spur our creativity, not to mention makes us better people (sleep-deprivation is a recipe for crankiness and general displeasure). Some studies

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By Tyrone Wessels The fitness lifestyle is one of routine, time efficiency and consistency. Often consisting of healthy meals, commitments to training, fixed waking, working and sleeping times. However when one travels locally or internationally this can all change quite drastically! The defining factors of maintaining your fitness conditioning abroad

Fresh Food | Longevity Live

By: Angus McIntosh Your greatest vitality comes from what you eat. I became interested in food, and in the di­fference I felt within me when I changed what I ate, about 12 years ago. As my knowledge has deepened over the years, I can understand why many people show no

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Cramps and Clots   Is your busy work schedule affecting your monthly cycle?  Dr Colin La Grange homeopath, acupuncturist and doctor of Chinese medicine, believes so. Many women grow up thinking that painful, clotted periods are normal. This belief is perpetuated by the fact that as a young girl, more

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It’s that time of the year for the Southern Hemisphere where it would seem people’s motivation to exercise  becomes as brittle as the dried twigs in the garden. Well that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but still points to the challenge may people face when it gets nippy, windy and


Turn a Sunday meal into a tasty delight with this delicious star anise-roasted sweet potato and coconut soup with citrus oil recipe, extracted from Gourmet Sisters by Sue Allen and Ilse Fourie. Allen’s and Fourie’s relationship was formed when they were both contestants in the first series of MasterChef South

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There are thousands of fascinating health talks on TED, however this inspiring talk is one of TED’s most popular with over 16 million views to date from when it was first aired in 2008. Delivered by Dr Jill Bolte Taylor, a neuroanatomist, she studied her own stroke as it happened

A research review published in JAMA Internal Medicine, an international peer-reviewed journal, has shown that tanning beds could lead to a higher risk of skin cancer, including melanoma. The review has highlighted again the need for health authorities globally to take heed of this health threat. This is the first

Yoga at the best of times helps clear your mind and restore balance both physically and mentally and it’s one of those exercise routines you can take with you anywhere. This festive period, don’t find excuses and make sure you include yoga in your daily activities. Just moving through a