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Disc-Chem Living Fit
Promote beauty from within with nutricosmetics
For years, the beauty and skincare industry has told us that vibrant, glowing skin and hair comes from products and treatments that nourish from the outside in, but is that enough? The truth is that achieving a healthful, luscious and vibrant outward appearance also requires nutrients that nourish from... Read more
Optimise your digestion with digestive enzymes
‘You are what you eat,’ is a popular turn of phrase used in the health and fitness industries. But what that statement fails to convey is the importance that optimal digestion plays in the equation. It’s perhaps more apt to state that “you are what you absorb”. And some... Read more
Registered dietician explains how to do intermittent fasting the right way
Intermittent fasting has become a popular dietary trend as people use this structured eating plan to lose weight, improve their health and simplify their lifestyles. Registered dietician and founder of Newtricion Wellness Dieticians, Omy Naidoo, says fasting has been around for decades and many within society still practice some... Read more
DNA testing: How modern science is changing our approach to health and fitness
DNA testing and analysis offers us unparalleled insights into our bodies and their potential. Numerous DNA testing companies globally now leverage evolving scientific advances in human genomics research to benefit consumers from all walks of life. And this technology has very specific and relevant applications in health and fitness.... Read more
Optimise your life with a DNA test
Imagine your body came with a manual. Well, it does. You just need a genetic test to access the info. Dis-Chem offers advanced DNA tests, powered by MUHDO. These easy-to-use testing kits deliver invaluable insights about your genetics and how you can optimise your health and fitness based on... Read more
Give your immune system supplement support this winter to help ward offs colds and flu
Our bodies require various vitamins and minerals to support the immune systems, especially during periods when it experiences heightened demands to ward off cold and flu viruses and other infections. While a healthful and wholesome diet should provide most of these nutrients, we can sometimes experience shortfalls or deficiencies... Read more
Is there one diet that is better than all the rest?
The law of individual difference is a mainstay in the health and fitness industry. It basically states that not everyone responds, in the same way, to exercise and dietary interventions. That means that a diet that works for your training partner won’t necessarily work for you. However, you’ll find... Read more
Study suggests regular, structured exercise sufficient to lower risk of mental illness
Maintaining an active lifestyle and exercising regularly has stronger mental health benefits than intermittent bouts of intense aerobic activity, a new study has found. 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 mental... Read more
Study finds potent turmeric extract helps protect brain from chemical exposure
A powerful turmeric extract may help protect the brain against a range of neurodegenerative diseases, a new study shows. The study by Indian and Saudia Arabian scientists, which was published in the Hindawi BioMed Research International Journal, tested the neuroprotective effect of BCM-95 — a combination of turmeric extract... Read more
Youthful Living launches Vitality range
Youthful Living’s extensive new Vitality range offers numerous products to support your health and wellness-focused lifestyle. The range includes: Marine Collagen Liquid (600ml) and caps (180) Smaller, low molecular weight marine collagen particles (available in liquid or capsules) offer superior absorption and bioavailability. Benefits include anti-ageing and bone density... Read more