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Disc-Chem Living Fit
Why prevention is often better than cure
Most of us only visit a qualified medical practitioner following illness or injury, but we could avoid many of these situations by flipping from a reactive to a proactive preventative approach. Preventative medicine aims to prevent rather than cure certain conditions and ailments by improving our health through diet,... Read more
6 tips to boost immunity during winter
We all know that the icy winter weather brings with it the dreaded cold and flu season. Infection risks rise as people spend more time indoors, which makes it easier to transmit viruses between people at work, the gym and at home. To give you a fighting chance this... Read more
Herbex sparks Victoria’s return to healthy living
While Victoria Ombango was studying in South Africa, she received distressing news from her family in Gabon. “My dad was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2015. It was a shock for me because I realised that I carry the genes that predispose me to this lifestyle disease and... Read more
‘Reverse’ ageing by three years with lifestyle, diet changes, suggests study
Following a healthy lifestyle and diet, including specific nutrients, for just eight weeks may “reverse” the ageing process by three years, a new study has found. The US study by Helfgott Research Institute and published in Impact Journals LLC provided recommendations on diet, sleep, exercise, relaxation, supplemental probiotics and... Read more
Lisa Raleigh’s Super Scoop range gets a Biogen facelift
The ever-popular Super Scoop superfoods supplement, born out of the renowned Biogen-Lisa Raleigh brand partnership is set for a revamp! Lisa Raleigh’s Super Foods powered by Biogen range will now be available under the Biogen Well banner! But die-hard health fans needn’t worry though, it’s the same premium formulation... Read more
Dis-Chem adds new products to Lifestyle Food range
Heat up your healthful winter eating plan with the latest products from Dis-Chem’s Lifestyle Food range. You can spice up hearty meals and elevate your coffee experience with an oat milk option that froths to perfection and a tasty rusk for the perfect accompaniment to your warm cuppa. Lifestyle... Read more
What does healthy look like?
Since the advent of mass media, TV, movies and glossy magazines have portrayed svelte and skinny women as alluring and the epitome of health. These ideals have shaped society’s perceptions about how the female form should look. Then came social media, which pushed the feminine ideal further to the... Read more
For health’s sake, become a super sleeper
In our quest for improved health and a better body, we focus intensely on how we eat and exercise, and rightly so. However, by neglecting to consider the impact that adequate, good quality sleep has on our health and our ability to lose weight and gain muscle, we often... Read more
Study finds irregular sleep may lead to bad moods, depression
A study shows that an irregular sleep schedule may increase the risk of depression and bad moods as much as getting fewer hours of sleep or staying up late. The Nature Partner Journal study conducted by the University of Michigan’s Neuroscience Institute looked at the habits of over 2,000... Read more
Immune-boosting winter supplement essentials
Looking for added nutritional support to help ward offs colds and flu this winter? Consider these supplements… Our bodies require various vitamins and minerals to support the immune system, especially during periods when it experiences heightened demands to ward off cold and flu viruses and other infections. While a... Read more