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New tech helping improve early prostate cancer detection
New technology is helping improve early detection of prostate cancer – the most common cancer among South African men, with one in 19 at risk at developing it in their lifetime. According to the Cancer Association of SA (CANSA), prostate cancer is on the rise with main risk factors... Read more
CBD – potentially one of the biggest health trends in our lifetime
Nature’s medicine, cannabis sparks global boom in health products market. A new generation of health-conscious and wellness-oriented consumers are driving a shift towards natural living, opting for natural foods, natural body and skincare products, natural fabrics and natural remedies. CBD, a naturally-occurring, active non-psychoactive compound found in the flower... Read more
Buchu properties promote men’s health, reveals new research
November is Movember. It’s when men around the world grow moustaches to raise awareness about men’s health issues, such as prostate and testicular cancer, and mental wellbeing. Prostate health should be top of mind all year round, with more than half of South African men at risk of developing... Read more
The Trend to Blend – Delicious and Nutritious Smoothies
Smoothies are a great way to pack in a concentrated dose of vital nutrients. The trend to blend makes it easy to combine natural wholesome foods with concentrated superfoods like cinnamon, Spirulina and ginger. It’s the perfect approach to give your immune system a boost the tasty way! Top... Read more
Love your liver by eating more of these superfoods
As far as organs go, the liver isn’t one we pay much attention to. In fact, most people who are quizzed aren’t sure exactly where in the body the liver is situated and what its exact function is. Yet, the liver is, in fact, one of the hardest working... Read more
Avoid the summer flu – yes, it’s a thing!
Winter is over and, in South Africa, it feels like we’ve skipped right over spring and into summer! That means we’ll likely head poolside and spend more time outdoors, thankful that the dreaded winter flu season is behind us. But before you let your guard down, did you know... Read more
A guide to breastfeeding for active moms
Breast milk provides the ideal nutrition for infants and is considered the “gold standard” for a baby’s digestive system. It contains all the nutrients in the correct amounts to ensure baby grows optimally. For the first six months, breastmilk is sufficient to provide all that baby needs in terms... Read more
If you haven’t already, it’s time to consider a collagen supplement
By Andene Thomson @healthygirl_with_a_sweetooth Collagen supplements are receiving a lot of buzz these days! You’ve probably seen it popping up all over social media and a growing number of different products are hitting shelves worldwide – everything from bars, beverages, cosmetics, supplements, powders and pills. It’s pretty safe to... Read more
Testicular cancer on the rise among young men – report
Testicular cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in males between 14 and 44, with the annual incidence doubling over the past 40 years, according to recent research. Although its incidence is increasing, testicular cancer affects less than 10 men in 100 000 with a 2% risk of developing... Read more
Spidertech Kinesio Tape
Whether you’re a highly active individual or simply find yourself stuck in the same position for hours on end at work, biomechanical issues or injuries are bound to occur. DOWNLOAD THE SPIDERTECH GUIDE HERE Kinesiology tape, developed in 1979 by Japanese chiropractor Dr Kenzo Kase, has become popular among... Read more