Healthy Eating

There is a lot of hype around the Banting way of life, which has been adapted to the Tim Noakes diet or Low Carb, High Protein, High fat, no sugar way of life. While there has also been much speculation surrounding the sustainability of this type of diet, it has proven to

There is a lot of controversy surrounding whether or not to include fats in your diet but studies have shown that some fats are essential to your health. Here are some interesting and myth busting facts about omega fatty acids that you didn’t know. The low down on the omegas Monounsaturated

By: Kim Bell There is no denying that Jennifer Aniston has the body we all want – toned, defined and utterly feminine. Books have even been written about it. No, really, they have. Author and journalist Rachel Bertsche recently released her book, Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me, where she chronicles her

Healthy eating is not always easy because it takes a little more preparation time and planning than normal, but the rewards are worth the extra effort. The latest trend in health eating is mason jar meals –   meals prepared ahead of time and stored in a mason jar for

A recent research paper, which was put together by students at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, has placed extra pressure regarding a suggested tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. The paper, titled: The potential impact of a 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages on obesity in South African adults: A mathematical model,

Not only have mushrooms been proven to improve the functioning of your immune system (which is ideal for the chillier months) and speed up your metabolism, they are also full of vitamin D, antioxidants and selenium, which has been known to lower the risk of bladder cancer. This winter we

Having a weak immune system isn’t ideal, especially if you’re a corporate man or woman. Getting sick frequently doesn’t only deteriorate your longevity, but it is costly as well. So avoiding this could be the best decision to take for your health. What is immune system function? The immune system

Can you manage your health, wellness & wellbeing if you do not manage your life?  What happens to your Health when “LIFE” happens? These are the challenging questions that behavioural expert and wellness specialist Karina Reid put to our readers at the Women’s Day event hosted in conjunction with Hyde

Those love handles and jelly belly are aptly referred to as middle-age spread – not only because they affect us as we head towards our middle age, but also because they target the middle of our body. This weight gain affects both men and women, generally in their 40s, and

Food for thought, health and happiness DID YOU KNOW? ACCORDING TO THE EUROPEAN FOOD INFORMATION COUNCIL, RESEARCHERS HAVE FOUND THAT EATING THREE SMALL, BALANCED MEALS, ALONG WITH TWO OR THREE SMALL SNACKS IN BETWEEN, OFFERS MORE PERKS THAN EATING THREE LARGER MEALS A DAY. THE BEST WAY TO MAKE THIS