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The obesity epidemic around the world has always been an issue, as well as something that has left health experts feeling at a loss for words, but it has reached epic proportions in South Africa – where 60% of women are either overweight or obese. But what really makes South

Johannesburg-based clinical dietician Luanne Hofmann provides 10 general healthy guidelines when eating out: • Order a glass of water as soon as you seat down and aim to drink another two during the meal • Scan the menu before ordering and try to find the reduced fat alternatives. • Manipulate

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Try this veggie meal this weekend Serves 4 Ingredients 45ml (3 Tbsp) sunflower oil 3ml (½ tsp) mustard seeds 3ml (½ tsp) cumin seeds 1 onion, finely chopped 3ml (½ tsp) crushed garlic 3ml (½ tsp) crushed ginger 3ml (½ tsp) garam masala 3ml (½ tsp) turmeric powder 1 whole

Professor Tim Noakes recently gave a lecture at Durban University of Technology titled “is the low fat diet the worst dietary in advice in history?” Professor  Noakes delivered his speech to a packed auditorium, saying there is increasing scientific evidence that linked a high carbohydrate intake to numerous diseases. Although

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Tiger Brands has recalled certain Tastic Simply Delicious cook-in-sauces and ready-to-eat products produced during June and July this year. The announcement came this week, after the company discovered that trace elements of two banned colurants, Methyl Yellow and Sudan 1 in certain products, following recent laboratory tests. In South Africa, the

Today we celebrated World Food Day,  in honour of the date  in 1945 when the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations was founded. This year’s theme focused on family farming, with the slogan ‘Feeding the world, caring for the Nation’. Earlier this year, the UN food agency warned the

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

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With National Nutrition Week running from 9-15 October, employee wellbeing services provider HealthInSite, along with functional food brand, Futurelife,  have released a South African Wellness Review which draws fascinating correlations between dietary choices and other health-related behaviours. The study, which looked at a demographic sample of 6 000 South Africans, showed that

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Dr Mehmet Oz is host of The Dr Oz Show, and Dr Mike Roizen is chief wellness officer and chair of the Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic. Email your health and wellness questions to Dr Oz and Dr Roizen at youdocsdaily@sharcare.com. Cancer rates around the world will skyrocket by 57%

A column written by the YOU doctors – Dr Mehmet Oz is the host of The Dr Oz Show, and Dr Mike Roizen is chief wellness officer and chair of the Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic. WORRY-FREE PROTEIN Proteins are essential building blocks for muscles, internal organs, blood cells, hormones,