Gut & digestion
January 18, 2016

What could be causing your groin pain?

You've been out and about on the beach, moving more than usual this holiday, and now you have a niggling pain in your groin. From muscles to bones to joints - what could be the cause? Let’s take a closer look: What area is referred to as “the groin”? the groin areas are located in the skin fold areas, on either side of the body, where the abdomen/belly meets the top of the legs/thighs. the pubic area is located between the groin areas What are some of the possible causes of groin pain? In many cases, an overuse strain or…
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Food & nutrition
March 31, 2014

Andy’s blog update – The blood results are in

Last week, Andy went for his 50 day / half way blood tests – to see how they compare to when he first started on the Tim Noakes eating plan. As you can see from the table we drew up below showing his main test results, there were a number of changes, most notably the significant increase in his LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. But what do these numbers actually mean, and how do we know if they’re good or bad? We sent Andy’s results to three of our resident doctors, to get their feedback and to help us better understand…
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December 19, 2013

Questions to ask your doctor about pregnancy

As a new mommy-to-be, it’s natural that you have a lot of questions you want answered, so don’t be shy to ask your doctor at your next appointment.  If you’re not sure what you should be asking, here are the top 10 important pregnancy questions you should speak to your doctor about. (more…)
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