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Food & nutrition
October 11, 2014

Is junk food bad for your health?

It's amazing that this is still a question and not a fact! No one questions whether drinking excessive amounts of alcohol is bad for you, or if smoking is bad for you. The relationship between junk food and disease is as strong, if not stronger, as these examples – yet we still find it freely available in stores and advertised to our kids. Here’s a question for you: Do you eat junk food? If you said yes, then you’re in for a shock. Here are a few reasons why you should stop. (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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Anxiety
July 20, 2014

What anxiety does to your body

We’ve come to understand that anxiety is much more than just a feeling. Remember Tony Soprano’s first panic attack – the one where he ended up in the Emergency Room for a suspected heart attack? Well, that’s just one of the nasty ways long-term stress can present itself. (more…)
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Food & nutrition
June 11, 2014

Weight loss and dieting – What am I doing wrong?

You’ve been exercising most days of the week, eating much healthier meals, and have cut out your daily sneaky packet of chips, but you’re still not seeing the results you want. Where are you going wrong? (more…)
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Food & nutrition
May 21, 2014

Tim Noakes gives us the low down on LCHF

Dr Michael Mol recently interviewed Professor Tim Noakes, and Hello Doctor’s CEO Andrew Milne, to get the low down on the low-carb, high-fat eating plan, and how it affects your body. Take a look! (more…)
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Food & nutrition
November 27, 2013

Helpful tips for long-term weight loss

"I lost 5kgs fast, but now I've put them all back on!" There are many weight-loss schemes that will help you lose weight, but the true test comes with keeping it off and maintaining your new fitness levels.  This means exercising more, and changing your eating habits – for good! (more…)
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