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The Lowdown On Multivitamins

Multivitamin supplements have been part of the daily routine of active and health-conscious people around the world since the early 1940s, when they first became available. Multivitamins are now a popular dietary supplements, with the South African market clocking up double-digit growth in the category despite the economic downturn. Supplement Your Health We’re all motivated by different reasons to take ...

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Fight Disease, Live Longer With A Polyphenol-Rich Diet

Powerful plant-based compounds called polyphenols may protect against heart diseases, diabetes, cancers and help prolong life, according to extensive research. Polyphenols are found in green tea, fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts, herbs, olive oil, omega 3 fats, dark chocolate and turmeric and are believed to be behind the incredible success of the Mediterranean diet, shown to promote longevity, good health and ...

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Optimise Your Ultra-Marathon Nutrition Strategy

Tips and products supplied by PriceCheck Thousands of runners are gearing up to take on the iconic Old Mutual Two Oceans 56km ultra marathon. A key element to competing in and completing an utra marathon, apart from the training, of course, is your race-day nutritional strategy. Food is, after all, the fuel that’ll power your body over the finish line. ...

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Plant-based Diets set to be a Mega-Trend in 2018

If you haven’t watched the Netflix documentary “What the Health”, there’s a big chance you’ve heard of it, advocating the benefits of a plant-based diet and eschewing all animal products. With a host of celebrities, nutritionists and millennials singing the holistic benefits, a plant-based lifestyle is set to be the mega trend of 2018. Market research group 1010 Data shows ...

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Healthy Padkos for the Holidays

Need some quick-energy mobile snacks? Don’t resort to junk food this festive season. With a little planning, you can enjoy tasty, nutrient-rich alternatives to keep your stomach satisfied and your mind alert on the roads. Ever noticed how a lunchbox that’s perfectly ordinary when packed for school or work takes on an exotic quality when it’s padkos for a road trip or ...

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Ucook Launches ‘Health Nut’

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Local dinner kit delivery service, Ucook has, over the last three years, analysed the demographics of their customer base to nail down how and what people want to eat. The resulting categories introduced on the website now include Health Nut and Easy Peasy. Unlike traditional categories which commonly form part of the international dinner kit circuit, UCook’s new categories are ...

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Shake Up Your Wake Up With Kasha

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Family-run food producer, The Fry Family Food Co. has launched SA’s first plant-based, gluten-free breakfast cereal, Kasha. Fry’s Kasha is a tasty, versatile protein-packed breakfast cereal, instant shake or snacking option – available in two flavours: Cacao, and Vanilla with Chia Seed. Made using a unique blend of healthy ingredients such as moringa, cinnamon and chia seeds, Kasha will boost ...

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Break Through Your Fat Loss Plateau

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Feel like you’ve hit a plateau? Even if you’re currently doing a combination of weight training and high-intensity interval cardio, has your progress slowed down? You eat clean, you’ve cut out sugar – you’re doing everything you needed to get ripped, but why isn’t it working?  Most weight loss plateaus are as a result of your dietary choices. Consider these general recommendations that ...

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Supplements Dominate Retail Health Market

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One way to beat the rising cost of healthcare, especially with an economy in recession, is to invest in your health to prevent illness. With some chilly months still ahead of us, we’re not clear of colds-and-flu season yet, and you need to keep your immune system operating optimally. Massive market A trend towards better healthcare as a preventive measure ...

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Healthy Gut, Happy Life!

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Unpacking the importance of a healthy gut and its impact on your health and wellbeing If you’ve been following the latest health trends you’ll know that gut health is a topical theme within the health and wellness sphere. According to the latest research by Gut Microbiota News Watch, the status of your gut microbes can impact everything from your body’s ...

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