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Obese or not, losing weight may reverse diabetes for all, suggests study
New research shows that losing weight may be effective in reversing type 2 diabetes for obese people, as well as those with a moderate body mass index (BMI). Around 420 million people are affected by diabetes globally, and in South Africa, about 4.5 million people have diabetes – the leading cause... Read more
Snack smart with Peanut Butter Zero bars from Dis-Chem
Peanut Butter Zero is a new delicious and indulgent sugar-free snack bar packed full of goodness. It’s the perfect way to fuel your body and satisfy a craving while maintaining a wholesome diet. Wholesome ingredients Peanut Butter Zero contains various wholesome ingredients, including 100% sustainably sourced cocoa and 100%... Read more
Youthful Living protein-infused nut range grows
More of your favourite nuts are now infused with protein thanks to Youthful Living’s expanding functional foods range. Look out for two exciting new variants at your nearest Dis-Chem store soon! Youthful Living Protein Pecan Nuts are a great high-protein, low-carb snack, with only 1,4g of carbs per pack.... Read more
3 steps to boost post-workout recovery for endurance athletes
There is hope for more mass participation events in the coming months. As training load and volume pick up after an 18-month hiatus, athletes should focus on optimising their recovery to get the most from their training. That’s because the perfect combination of training volume and intensity, properly periodised... Read more
Is it time to change our thinking around next-day muscle soreness?
For many gym-goers, the measure of a good workout is that dull ache in the muscles we trained the day before. It’s not uncommon to feel too stiff to train again after your last gym session. But does severe next-day soreness do more harm than good? This feeling is... Read more
The complete supplement cupboard spring clean guide
Is your supplement cupboard on your spring cleaning to-do list? Before you toss out any unused products, make sure you carefully check the sell-by and use-by (or expiration) dates because there is often an important difference. When deliberating on the quality of the products you’ll likely find in your... Read more
[RECIPE] Kiwi Lime Smoothie Bowl
Smoothies are the perfect go-to breakfast or on-the-go meal option because they’re quick and convenient to make and can pack in a whole lot of nutrition. The options are endless when it comes to smoothie recipe combinations. You can’t go wrong with wholesome ingredients like fresh seasonal fruit, like... Read more
Eat with ease thanks to ‘free-from’ foods
Food intolerances have become more common in recent years, which has fuelled a growing range of ‘free-from’ health foods. A food intolerance generally refers to an adverse reaction to food caused by an inability or difficulty in digesting or metabolising a particular food or ingredient, rather than an immune... Read more
Up your antioxidant intake with these foods
Our bodies need ample antioxidants to help protect our cells and DNA from the damage caused by free radicals. While this damage forms part of various natural processes, free radical production can spiral out of control due to chronic stress – life, emotional, exercise, diet and/or environmental stresses. The... Read more
Fundiswa is still attacking the fat with Herbex
It’s been three years since Fundiswa used Herbex to attack the fat and lose 24kg in just nine months and, thanks to Herbex, she’s managed to keep the weight off! Following her pregnancy in 2011, Fundiswa had gained significant weight and weighed 75kg. More worryingly, she was experiencing health... Read more