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Early testing saves men’s lives
According to global research, one in every six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, with over 60% of men being diagnosed over the age of 65. “Age is just one factor,” says Prof Michael Herbst, Head of Health at CANSA. “For example, studies show that the... Read more
Break bad bedtime habits to sleep better
To ensure a calm mind and a brain that is ready to sleep when the lights go out it’s important to turn off all screens at least an hour before bedtime, and that includes not checking your phone! Those who fail to heed this advice can suffer from a... Read more
UP SEMLI study makes endurance sports safer for participants
A first-of-its-kind local study has led to a 64% reduction in life-threatening medical emergencies encountered during marathons and other major endurance events, while other medical encounters, including all types of injuries, were reduced by 29%. The study was conducted by Professor Martin Schwellnus of the University of Pretoria’s Sport,... Read more
New book release: 63 Days to Optimum Health by Sally-Ann Creed
Sally-Ann is a functional integrative nutritional therapist with a post graduate diploma in Clinical Nutrition from the prestigious International Academy of Nutrition in Sydney Australia and has authored 10 books. In her latest book, 63 Days to Optimum Health, Sally-Ann calls on advances in neuroscience to help you live... Read more
5 hacks to improve your health
Most advice about improving your health centres around making meaningful and sustainable changes to your daily habits over the long term. However, there are a few hacks you can use to improve your health almost immediately… Go cold turkey on sugar Added and processed sugar has been dubbed the... Read more
More reason to sleep better, now!
Modern life’s prevailing ‘work hard, play hard’ culture often leads to a lack of adequate sleep, particularly in our younger years when we’re trying to work our way up the corporate ladder while still enjoying a social life and remaining active. And we all know the immediate or short-term... Read more
Fast food gets real
Millennials are driving a shift away from traditional convenience food, preferring fresher options. As a result, fresh and organic have been the main trends in the broader food market globally, with more consumers choosing to pass the processed and convenience foods isles and rather head for the fresh produce.... Read more
Become a super sleeper with these tips and sleeping aids
You don’t build muscle in the gym, you build it between sessions when you body recovers, and sleep is a vital component of that process. Accordingly, getting the required amount of sleep each night is an essential element of every plan aimed at developing your physique, improving your strength... Read more