Living Healthy

The one habit that corresponds most closely with us being satisfied with our lives overall – self-acceptance – is often the one we practice the  least, a new survey has found. The survey, involving 5 000 participants, was conducted by the charity Action for Happiness in conjunction with Do Something

How hormones affect your mood. By Dr. Colin La Grange Every woman can tell you how her hormones have played havoc with her emotions at some point in her life; some have to deal with this monthly. Yet few women know why your hormones do what they do to you,

Maria Phalime is a writer based in Cape Town. a doctor who left the profession to pursue her passion, she is the winner of the inaugural City Press Non-fiction Book award. Her memoir will be published next year. Have you ever noticed how some people seem to be permanently lucky?

   A first-of-its-kind clinical trial has found that sleep quality impacts on your skin function and aging. The study, commissioned by international beauty brand Estée Lauder and conducted by physician-scientists at University Hospitals Case Medical Centre, found that poor sleepers tended to age earlier and more quickly,and had a slower

On May 4 at Boschendal Wine Estate in Franschhoek, Western Cape, the likes of Hlubi Mboya, actress Vanessa Haywood, ultra trail runner Ryan Sandes, C6 quadriplegic super-athlete Pieter du Preez, media personality Ryan O’Connor and a host of other fitness enthusiasts will join the global adventure, Wings for Life World

  Effective dieting goes beyond “sheer willpower and self-control,” suggests a new study published in the journal Annals of Behavioral Medicine. A team from the University of Birmingham, UK, studied 80 dieters for one week, Each dieter was given a mobile phone to chronicle all diet temptations they faced and

A renowned fitness and nutrition expert and author, Pasternakis responsible for getting many of Hollywood’s A-list into their best shape and health, from Lady Gaga to Halle Berry, Robert Pattinson to Robert Downey Jr, and of course, Fox and Austin Green. Pasternak shares one of his Five Factor workouts: Warm-up:

Fruits and vegetables contain essential vitamins, minerals, and fibre that help protect you from chronic diseases.  They have been shown to help protect against heart disease, stroke, certain types of cancer, gastrointestinal issues, high blood pressure, eye disease and more. Harvard Health has compiled a simple 5 point healthy checklist

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Planning your diet for effective weight loss will also enable you to get your family motivated to make healthy food choices, both at home and at work or school. Setting your healthy eating goals In terms of weight loss, people tend to set unrealistic goals.  This is when they go


Want to get moving? Here’s what you need to know… There are so many fitness options available: gym-related workouts, team sports or individual activities – indoors or out. The first thing you need to do is find the activity that inspires and excites you. The Mayo clinic suggests that you