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By Savannah Freemantle It’s the New Year and you’re back at your desk after your break.   Since you spend eight hours or more at work per day, perhaps more time than you spend with your family – here’s some simple ways to make this a happier, healthier stress resistant zone


By Xanthe Hunt Bisphenol A, or BPA is a (common) carbon-based synthetic compound which has been in commercial use since 1957. It is used, largely, to make plastics: BPA-based plastics are clear and very tough, and so are used to make a lot of durable consumer goods, including water bottles, sports

A fit woman with an apple on her tummy

Christmas and New Years is a time for celebration, which makes it almost impossible to not ‘go all out’. But after a week of overindulgence you may start to feel a little like a beached whale. Don’t worry there are a few simple tricks to get you back on track.


Written by Anastacia Tomson, with additional reporting by Kim Bell for Longevity magazine. I rifled slowly through the racks of dresses, feeling the different fabrics between my fingers. It had been months since I had last been in the men’s section, long enough that the memories had started to fade,

The creation of AquaAdvantage genetically modified salmon, commonly known as the “Frankenfish’ has created a ripple of disgust throughout the United States and abroad. On Thursday 17 December 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) slithered their way out of the 2009 federal spending bill containing language to support the

skin cancer

  Your skin is the body’s largest protective organ and makes up around 16% of your body weight. According to research conducted by Prof Michael Herbst on behalf of the Cancer Association of South Africa, the average adult skin surface is 1,8m2 and weighs 11kg. It is composed of two layers:

By Angus McIntosh One of the themes I feel I have not elaborated on enough is the impact of agriculture on both our health and our environment. Agriculture, in the words of regenerative farming pioneer Allan Savory, is the worst thing we have. We lose 20 times more topsoil, which

By Xanthe Hunt Cheese, Soy Sauce and Walnuts: an unlikely combination, but it looks like you may need to get creative with these three ingredients pronto, because science says that they contain something pretty darn essential for your brain Glutamate is an amino acid which you may or may not

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