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healthy living

Healthy Lifestyle
October 28, 2016

Party the smart way, this season

You know the drill. Late nights, a bottomless bar tab and food that makes your waistline cringe. Taking on the new year is hard enough, without the added mission of getting back into shape and piecing your routine back together, blurry memory in tow. You can have your fun and healthy living too, if you find a balance. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
June 19, 2016

The top 5 habits of super healthy people

Everyone wants to be healthy. If you’re reading this then you probably have regular access to the internet and the ability to find out what you need to get and stay healthy. But it’s not always about the latest diet, food combinations, fitness fad or super-food. No, being healthy is often much simpler than that. Speak to the healthiest person you know, and you’ll probably find that they've made small, vital changes to their lives which have become daily habits. (more…)
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
January 5, 2016

Make your 2016 resolutions last!

Joanne Hart for HelloDoctor.com So, what are (or were) your New Year’s resolutions for 2016?Let’s take a chance and guess: like us, you want to go back to gym or get back on your bike - maybe you’re going to cut out junk food and hit the salad bar. More importantly - are you still keeping them? (more…)
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
May 19, 2015

The 7 minute workout

With our busy lives, we want things faster and better, including our exercise. The 7-minute workout is a short, high-intensity exercise that promises great results in little time. The question is, can you really get the workout you need in 7 minutes? We decided to put it to the test. (more…)
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Addiction
May 15, 2015

The line-up: Booze under the spotlight

“So, you’ve been busy, my friend. You’ve caused a lot of trouble, using your addictiveness on people who don’t fully understand how dangerous you actually are! But we’ve got you this time! Here’s the proof.” (more…)
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Food & nutritionHealthy Lifestyle
February 18, 2015

Top tips to gain weight!

Not everyone wants to lose weight. If you’re one of those people battling to maintain a healthy weight, you’re nodding as you read this. Whether it’s due to health challenges, or because of your genes - if you need to pick up weight, here is the healthy way to do it. (more…)
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Food & nutrition
July 21, 2014

What’s all the fuss about turmeric?

There’s a uniquely South African dish that has its beginnings in the Cape: bobotie. And it only gets a mention here because it might be the only dish you've had that has turmeric in it. (more…)
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Food & nutrition
July 8, 2014

8 Reasons chocolate is good for you

You’ve heard that treats like dark chocolate are good for you, but exactly HOW is it good for you? Here are 8 reasons, based on proper science, that eating a bit of dark chocolate will make your life better, and maybe even last longer. (more…)
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Food & nutritionWeight Loss
January 22, 2014

How being obese or overweight can damage your heart

Your heart pumps blood around your body around 60-100 times a minute, making it one of the hardest working organs. It doesn't need any extra work, but if you’re carrying too much excess weight, it puts a huge amount of strain on your heart, which can lead to heart disease or a heart attack. Here’s why it’s so important to keep your heart strong and healthy. (more…)
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