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BIOPLUS® VIT-ALITY Vitamin & Mineral Range Is #FUEL4LIFE!
Consistency is key when it comes to optimal health, and a daily dose of vitamins and minerals is the best way to ensure your body stays in fine form. Did you know that your body needs at least 30 vitamins and dietary components every day, but cannot manufacture them... Read more
Time to boost immunity ahead of double-whammy 3rd wave & winter flu season
South Africans should brace for another Covid-19 infection wave in the middle of the winter flu season. A clinical review recommends that healthy nutrition and supplementation with vitamins, minerals and probiotics may benefit immunity and prevent or ease viral infections. “Follow a diet of fruits and vegetables, take high-quality... Read more
Experiencing unexplained weight gain? Here are 5 possible reasons
It’s frustrating to see your weight creep up, despite training consistently and sticking to your diet for months. But before you freak out, consider these five common reasons for unexplained weight gain. You can fix most almost immediately with a few simple tweaks, while others aren’t necessarily detrimental to... Read more
Fitbit users can now access Deepak Chopra’s Mindful Method
Mindfulness, or the practice of intentional awareness of the present moment, has been proven, again and again, to hold a host of benefits for both mind and body, from reduced anxiety to improved sleep quality and heart health. And when it comes to the mind-body connection, there’s no one... Read more
FUTURELIFE®, helping you and your family meet your 2021 goals
Healthy eating can be daunting and difficult, especially after the festive season. Our New Year’s resolutions generally revolve around eating healthier and wanting to improve our dietary patterns, but this is often challenging as we get back to our busy lifestyles. Why not make 2021 your year, with a... Read more
Study finds regular, structured exercise sufficient to lower mental illness risk
A new study has found that maintaining an active lifestyle and exercising regularly has stronger mental health benefits than intermittent bouts of intense aerobic activity. The Swedish study, which surveyed 36,000 middle-aged males and females over 30 days, found that frequent moderate exercise is more strongly linked to improved... Read more
The stress less toolkit
As the pandemic rages on and we all try to continue with life as normal – whatever that means these days – we could also use more coping mechanisms to manage rising stress levels. Numerous studies (see here, here and here) from across the globe reveal the pandemic’s mental... Read more
Compare how your health and fitness in 2020 stacks up against the global average
Recently released user data from Fitbit reveals how the community scaled the numerous obstacles that 2020 threw at us. READ MORE: Fitbit users renewed focus on health amid COVID-19, research reveals 30 May 2020 This was the Most Active Day among Fitbit users, who logged an average of 8,810... Read more
The rise and rise of milk alternatives
Dairy has been a mainstay in modern diets since the dawn of the agricultural era due largely to its impressive nutritional value and man’s ability to mass-produce it with commercial farming practises. But dairy’s diet dominance is diminishing. There are numerous reasons behind this trend, from a rise in... Read more
Super seeds: Small in size but mighty in nutritional value
Seeds are nature’s small yet potent superfoods. They’re concentrated sources of energy, vitamins, minerals, plant protein, fibre and other beneficial compounds like antioxidant polyphenols, essential fats and enzymes. Seeds pack this nutritional punch because they require these materials to germinate new plants and support growth. A mature plant then... Read more