Living Healthy

‘Feminine’ girls and ‘masculine’ boys are more likely to engage in behaviors that could increase their risk of cancer, suggests a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. According to the study, girly teenage girls are significantly more likely to use tanning beds and be physically inactive compared those


Your preferred sleeping position reveals much about your relationships and personality, researchers presenting at the  Edinburgh International Science Festival have found. “One of the most important differences involved touching, with 94% of couples who spent the night in contact with one another were happy with their relationship, compared to just

According to research, the gender pay gap in South African has remained static at about 35%  “This means women effectively earn in a full year what most men are earning in just 8 months,” says Sandra Burmeister, CEO of executive search firm Amrop Landelahni. The earlier gains in closing the

Is it really possible to achieve a work-life balance? Can we find the balance between juggling careers with family, friends and hobbies? If eating your lunch at your desk while furiously trying to reply to the emails that keep pouring in is a regular occurrence for you, then perhaps it’s published an extract from Dana Adam Shapiro’s book “You Can Be Right (Or You Can Be Married)” which includes an interview with 98 year old Pauline who has been married three times (and also had an affair). She shares her thoughts on marriage: 1) First of all you must

In a bid to stay in shape, Kris Jenner (mother of the Kardashian brood) follows a healthy diet plan. To help her keep her weight down, celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito has been working with the 58-year-old TV personality,  “I send food to California for her every day and she has

South Africans have all had to tighten their belts when it comes to their spending and single parent households are probably the hardest hit when it comes to this. “When time and money are two pressure points in a single parent’s life, it’s tempting to take healthy eating off the

  Melissa Kelly, registered dietitian and founder of Scoop to Lose, is our go-to nutrition expert for our 2014 Well Up Challenge, sponsored by Nestle. She shares how to  assess your BMI and waist circumference. Did you know that assessing your BMI and waist circumference can save your life? Body mass

On Saturday 10th May 2014 runners, cyclists and walkers will race the streets of Soweto, which will be illuminated by Energizer for a dazzling once-in-a-lifetime experience. Street culture in this iconic township will glow with energy and light as South Africans come together to race along streets, dirt tracks and

When tucking into chocolaty Easter treats this holiday weekend, those with known allergies are advised to read food labels first. Mariska van Aswegen, spokesperson for Pharma Dynamics says if you can’t read the label don’t eat it – even if it is a product  you have eaten before. Van Aswegen