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Back To Basics For Better Health

Modern lifestyles are a curious, and unhealthy, mixture of “stop” and “go” – most of us spend the long hours of our working days sitting, sedentary behaviour that’s considered so bad for our health that it’s been dubbed “the new smoking”; but on the other hand, we juggle busy work, family and social lives, struggle to find time for our ...

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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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Overcome Festive Season Stress

The end of the year is here, but despite the holiday season you’re often left juggling more tasks than ever. According to Mokete Sekhesa, Brand Manager for the Energy Supplement brand Turbovite®, the end of the year is a stressful time as it is usually associated with exams, work deadlines, holiday planning and festive season shopping. Take care of yourself ...

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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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Mentally Prepare For Race Day

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Mental performance coach, Tom Dawson-Squibb, shares his views on the importance of mental strength as well as some tips on how to mentally prepare for a big race. Most people would agree that being able to get the best out of yourself requires your mind to help you out during training and on the day of the big race. Unmanaged ...

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Sugar More Dangerous Than Gunpowder

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The estimated mortality from diabetes was 5 million people in 2015, according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). This far exceeds the estimated deaths from war and violence. “Yuval Noah Harari could not have been more accurate in his book Homo Deus when he said that sugar is more dangerous than gunpowder,” says Dr Larry Distiller, specialist Physician/Endocrinologist and Principal ...

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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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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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The Difference Between Toning & Building Muscle

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There must be thousands of men who would love to possess an Arnold Schwarzenegger-like body. However, there at least as many who simply wish for a lean body in which the musculature is clearly defined, without the greatly increased bulk that is the ultimate goal of the dedicated bodybuilder. Naturally, depending on which of these apparently conflicting goals one may ...

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