Thanks to a balanced diet and daily four-mile runs Victoria Beckham is fit and fab at 39. In an interview with Allure magazine the Spice Girl-turned-fashion-powerhouse said she maintains her girlish figure by running on the treadmill at 6 am every morning and following a portion-controlled diet. While her rail-thin
Match your physical exercise for total wellbeing Cardiovascular exercise for unwinding What activities can I try? Running, cycling, fast walking, stair-climbing. What does it do? Increases the heart rate and flow of oxygen to the muscles. How can it help me to unwind? When done consistently over a period
Comparing three different meal options for a South African family of four highlights what meal is the healthiest. If you think that healthy eating is more expensive than fast food, think again. A healthier meal can be more affordable as well as quick and easy if you plan in advance.
In June 2013, the American Medical Association formally recognised obesity as a disease itself (rather than a prediction of disease). Now a new joint study, out of the University of Minnesota and the University of Richmond has found that those who understood that they were not only overweight, but had a
A new study from Loma Linda University shows that there is an association between diet type and weight, with vegetarians having a lower body mass index than non-vegetarians. This study has shown that vegetarians may not only be more likely to outlive their meat- eating counterparts, they could have a
Beating the likes of France and Switzerland, Netherlands is the country with the most nutritious, plentiful and healthy food in the world. Interestingly, United States and Japan failed to make it into the top 20, according to Oxfam’s “Good Enough to Eat” index. “The Netherlands have created a good market
Research reveals that eating half an avocado at lunchtime can boost feelings of fullness and reduce the temptation to snack between meals. Avocado study The latest study involved 26 healthy but overweight adults. Researchers wanted to see if avocado consumption influences satiety, blood sugar, insulin response and snacking. The findings,
Here are some healthy eating tips from Johannesburg registered dietician Lila Bruk of Lila Bruk & Associates healthy eating tips In the summer when it’s too hot for heavy, stodgy meals, keep to lighter meals, such as salads and fish braais. Keep your eating in check by pacing yourself over