Tag: Health

Which exercise is right for you?

Which exercise is right for you?

Alternative forms of exercise are taking centre stage – try something different and get the health benefits too. We know that getting active has some great health benefits, but […]

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Why yoga?

Why yoga?

If you are looking for a workout that improves your flexibility, builds strength and relieves stress, then yoga may be right for you. Brief history Yoga originated in northern […]

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Sun safety

Sun safety

Sun protection is a must when temperatures are soaring With many parts of the country experiencing drought conditions over the summer and persistent heat, safety in the sun is […]

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Rare cancers

Rare cancers

Shedding some light on the lesser known cancers Lesser known cancers are those that start in an unusual place in the body and usually require special treatment. These are […]

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Reduce cancer risks

Reduce cancer risks

Cancer is a complex, life-threatening disease which affects millions of South Africans. Cancer is any malignant growth or tumour caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division. If not stopped, […]

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Portions with caution

Portions with caution

Portion distortion can lead to weight gain … how much food do you put on your plate? Small, medium or large? It’s a question you’ll get when ordering anything […]

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Lower your blood pressure

Lower your blood pressure

Adopting some lifestyle changes can help to reduce hypertension. Over six million South Africans have high blood pressure according to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa. One […]

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Malaria: Fast Facts

Malaria: Fast Facts

When Ernie Bailey went to the Kruger National Park for a visit, he didn’t bank on getting malaria and decided not to take anti-malaria medication. Within two weeks of […]

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First steps to a slimmer you

First steps to a slimmer you

Are you curbing carbs, counting calories or cutting fats? We look at popular diet types and what you need to know before your start on your personal weight-loss journey. […]

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Healthy eating options throughout Heritage Month

Healthy eating options throughout Heritage Month

A braai is a popular social custom in South Africa which has been adopted by South Africans of many ethnic backgrounds. On 24 September 2015 we celebrated National Heritage […]

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Don’t wait – vaccinate

Don’t wait – vaccinate

We look at the reasons why immunisation is best for your baby Did you know that a vaccine is an injectable substance containing disease-causing organisms that are either dead […]

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Easy exercises for everyday life

Easy exercises for everyday life

You don’t need an ‘all or nothing’ approach when it comes to exercise – even a little effort can have a big impact. Do your struggle to find time […]

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