Eat Better

So you had a fantastic 2014 and maybe you did a bit more on holiday than you expected, leaving you slightly fatigued from all the fun. Well now is the time to review your 2015 health goals and to take a proactive stance in recharging yourself for a productive year.

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  If you don’t eat too much over the festive season, you won’t have to set those unrealistic New Year’s resolutions come January. According to some professors at UCLA, there are some easy ways to ensure that you don’t overdo it these holidays, while not restricting you too much when

A low carbohydrate diet can help people lose more weight, however nutritionists advise that it is important to keep in mind how essential carbohydrates are for our bodies and brains, especially when participating in any kind of physical activity. Our bodies also need carbs to regulate mood and to keep

A U.S research revealed that signs warning shoppers how much exercise they need to do to burn off calories in sugary drinks encourages healthier choices. The study found that teenagers purchasing sugary drinks bought fewer sugary drinks and more water when the signs were up. Public Health England said the

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Although US beef consumption is down from a startling 35kg per person per year in 1985 to around 22kg, that’s still way too much. We’ve often reported that eating red meat amps up all causes of death by 20%, and now there’s even more evidence of the harm it can

The recent 2014 Healthy Active Kids South Africa Report Card revealed that SA children are by far the inactive and are increasingly becoming overweight. Professor Lambert who is a researcher at UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine and senior researcher for the Chronic Diseases Initiative in

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New research, conducted by University of Cape Town researcher Vicki Lambert,  reveals finding practical ways to get South Africans eating healthy. This study has been aided by a significant grant from the National Research Foundation. South African children are on track to have a shorter life span than their parents because

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When it comes to boosting your immunity, Scientists have discovered a breakthrough that has been described as remarkable. The new study reveals that  fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly. This new research suggests starving the body kick-starts stem cells into

Rick Ross had two seizures in a single day, a situation that sent him to hospital three years ago. Health didn’t concern the 300-pound rapper, until now. He’s shed nearly 100 pounds in the last seven months by eating healthier foods and embracing a high-intensity workout plan. Ross, 37, says

FIX IS A PASSIONATE, FEISTY RADIO PERSONALITY WHO STARTED HER CAREER IN 2006 WHEN SHE WON A NATIONWIDE COMPETITION TO BECOME MTV BASE’S NEWEST PRESENTER. SHE IS NOW KNOWN FOR HER ROLE ON 5FM, AS WELL AS HER PASSION FOR SPORT AND HEALTHY ­LIVING. When I think of health and