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Disc-Chem Living Fit
Why the path to vibrant health starts in your gut
There are billions on microorganisms that live within our body, which can directly impact our health and the way we feel and function. Scientists have over the years managed to pinpoint some 10,000 distinct species of microorganisms that reside within our bodies, most of which live in our digestive... Read more
[RECIPE] Protein truffles
Truffles are a firm favourite among dessert aficionados but these delectable spherical treats are usually packed with chocolate, sugar and other ingredients that shouldn’t appear on a weight-conscious meal plan. So put a positive protein spin on an old favourite for a more waistline-friendly option. Ingredients For the truffles... Read more
Caution required when fasting during Covid-19
Experts warn that while fasting has great health benefits, those pursuing fasting for health or religious reasons should take additional precautions to boost their immunity during Covid-19. Although there is no evidence to suggest it is unsafe to fast during Covid-19, experts warn that high-risk individuals or those who... Read more
[RECIPE] Platinum whey protein pancakes
Sometimes eating clean and healthy can seem impossible. When cravings kick in, don’t be tempted to reach for an unhealthy meal. You can often make healthy alternatives with some creativity and the right ingredients. Try these delicious protein pancakes made with NPL Platinum Whey. Ingredients 1 scoop NPL Platinum... Read more
Fitbit adds features to help you navigate the COVID-19 outbreak
Fitbit is introducing a designated COVID-19 tab in its app to make it easy for South African users to access information, support and resources in one place. This new tab, which requires a Fitbit app (available on Google Play and the App Store) and account, allows users to: Access... Read more
Supplement dwindling supplement supplies with these common food ingredients
If your supplement stocks are running low as the lockdown drags on, you might need to turn to your pantry cupboard for possible alternatives. There are numerous common food ingredients and culinary products that might offer an additional benefit. Various herbs and spices may help to improve your health... Read more
Grit your way through lockdown
We all had lofty goals set for 2020 but as South Africa enters week 4 of our COVID-19-induced lockdown many may no longer seem attainable. Understandably, faced with the harsh reality of our current predicament and an increasingly uncertain future, many of us will grapple with the motivation and... Read more
Enhance your immune response with these 7 supplements
With winter drawing closer and the threats posed by the COVID-19 virus a serious concern for everyone, it is important that we all take proactive measures to boost our immunity. While personal hygiene and social distancing are vital factors, a fortified immune system is also necessary to ward off... Read more
Eat healthily to boost immunity and bolster COVID-19 defences
As South Africans stay at home during the national lockdown to help reduce infections and flatten the curve, they’re faced with high levels of stress, uncertainty and pressure to stay healthy. SA health expert, Vanessa Ascencao says research shows that diet, nutrition, exercise and mental strength are vital for... Read more
Survive the lockdown with these health & fitness apps
With gyms shut for the foreseeable future and a two-week extension to the nationwide lockdown announced, many fitness fanatics and health-conscious individuals are at a loss about how to stay active and healthy at home. If you’re looking for some guidance, a bit of extra motivation, or simply want... Read more