Roughing it for a longer life

We all know that fibre is good for us and that it helps to keep your tummy regular but rarely do we think that it might actually reduce your risk of death. A study of nearly 1 million people that was published in December 2014 found a strong association between fibre intake and death from […]

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ARE YOU A DISORDERED EATER?

When we hear the term “disordered eating,” we naturally assume it’s another way of saying one has an eating disorder. However, these terms are not interchangeable. So what distinguishes disordered eating from a full-blown eating disorder?  It’s all about the degree. EATING DISORDER vs DISORDERED EATING With an eating disorder, food intake and weight issues
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A closer look at the DASH and TLC diets for heart health and disease management

So if you haven’t heard, the verdict is in…US News & World Report has evaluated and ranked 35 diets with input from a panel of health experts. To be top-rated, a diet had to be relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe, effective for weight loss and protective against diabetes and heart disease. The Top 5 […]

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9 DIGESTIVE MYTHS BUSTED IN TIME FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON

The festive season is around the corner and along with it, all of the festive favourites such as fruit mince pies, Christmas cake, the office parties, braais, family meals and one too many glasses of wine. The festive season is definitely one of celebration, decadence, food, friends and enjoyment. Unfortunately many of us often get
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