Juice cleansing has become popular for weight loss and detoxing the body from unhealthy toxins. It is the process of consuming concentrated good fruit and vegetable juices while still providing you with the necessary nutrients to avoid inflammation. An intermittent juice cleanse consists of cutting out all solid foods for
You will get a lot of health benefits when you are in ketosis. For instance, you may lose weight, you may get increased energy, or you may be protected from some specific lifestyle illnesses. If you get into ketosis, your body will start relying on ketones as the sole energy
Plant-based protein continues to go mainstream as another large fast-food restaurant has introduced a meat-free option to its menu. Be it concerns over health, sustainability or animals – consumers have become increasingly invested in adopting a plant-based diet. The growth of plant-based options According to data presented by The Good
A wedding comes with a string of concerns – the venue, the dress, the guest list and, of course, the cake. As a result of the heightened stress levels during this transition, your health can often take a backseat and before you know it, your big day arrives and the
You are what you eat and that also includes your mood. While food nourishes and keeps us alive, it can also serve to accommodate us as we go through different mood-swings. As stated in the book The Happy Kitchen: Good Food Mood, there are foods for every mood. In addition to
If you’re looking to boost your well-being and live a long and healthy life, then embracing the spicy life by eating more chili peppers may be the best way to go. Various studies have highlighted the health-boosting properties of the compound capsaicin, which is found in chili peppers and a
While smoking is a debilitating habit that can have a disastrous effect on your health, a new study has revealed that poor diets are responsible for more deaths around the world. Poor diets can be defined as those low in fresh fruits and vegetables, seeds and nuts, yet high in
On a cold and cloudy Friday morning in August, we were whisked away from Joburg’s grey, smog-covered skies and neatly deposited in a previously-hidden world near Franschhoek. Here, wellness, healthy living and holistic medicine rules the day, and this is how we spent our weekend. Yes, this was real life.
While doctors commonly prescribe medication for various ailments, a new study suggests that healthy food prescriptions could actually improve one’s health as well as save more than $100 billion in healthcare costs. The CDC reports that 86% of annual healthcare costs in the U.S. are driven by chronic diseases (1).
The Okinawa diet is an eating style adopted by people living in Japan’s Okinawa islands. Aside from being rich in nutrients, this diet has garnered attraction as it is one reason what makes Okinawa a Blue Zone. Blue zones refer to regions around the world that contain large amounts of