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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

So you’re at the range or even better, your golf club of your choice is getting ready to have a great round of golf.  How should you prepare to get the most out of each shot? It’s important to understand the physiology of a golfer and to pay attention to

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

In this Q&A Dr. Anushka Reddy, a general practitioner specialising in aesthetic medicine answers questions about can go wrong in non-invasive treatments. This is a very good question, and something I touch upon in most of my personal blogs. There is always a risk in any elective treatment, regardless of

Spinal cord injuries

According to news reports today, a paralysed man from Bulgaria can now walk again with the aid of a frame after breakthrough surgery transplanted cells from his nose into his spinal cord, which had been severed in a knife attack. Darek Fidyka was left completely paralysed from the chest down

Pamela Peeke, M.D., M.Ph. and author of Fight Fat After 40 (Viking, 2000) and assistant professor of medicine at the University Of Maryland School of Medicine, highlights the Top 10 Foods for Women: 1.Calcium-rich foods: Calcium is very important for the maintenance of strong bones, and in conjunction with specific


If you’re looking for great local organic eating ideas then the latest issue of ELLE Decoration South Africa provides some great recipe ideas as well as links of where to source organic for the table. We’re sharing some highlights from this feature. Johannesburg Fruits&Roots. Find them at www.fruitsandroots.co.za
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In response to the scale of the ongoing Ebola outbreak the Department of Health (DoH) in South Africa has announced the creation of the Ebola Response Fund with a goal of raising R250-million to help coordinate and manage relief assistance for the affected countries. The Ebola outbreak in Africa is