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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
Cover your immunity bases this winter with Biogen’s expanded range
Biogen has added numerous new immune-support supplements to its already extensive range. These innovative formulations can help you boost your immunity ahead of winter to potentially help ward off or combat colds, flu and other viruses. READ MORE: Give your immunity a Biogen boost Antioxidant boost Enhance immunity and... Read more
BIOPLUS® VIT-ALITY Vitamin & Mineral Range Is #FUEL4LIFE!
Consistency is key when it comes to optimal health, and a daily dose of vitamins and minerals is the best way to ensure your body stays in fine form. Did you know that your body needs at least 30 vitamins and dietary components every day, but cannot manufacture them... Read more
Time to boost immunity ahead of double-whammy 3rd wave & winter flu season
South Africans should brace for another Covid-19 infection wave in the middle of the winter flu season. A clinical review recommends that healthy nutrition and supplementation with vitamins, minerals and probiotics may benefit immunity and prevent or ease viral infections. “Follow a diet of fruits and vegetables, take high-quality... Read more
Make the right choice, HIIT or LSD?
Endurance athletes know that a combination of short, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), with higher volume, long, slow duration/distance (LSD) sessions is best for fitness. However, the debate tends to get more polarised when discussed in the context of fat and weight loss and improved health. READ MORE: Cardio revolution:... Read more
Fitbit users can now access Deepak Chopra’s Mindful Method
Mindfulness, or the practice of intentional awareness of the present moment, has been proven, again and again, to hold a host of benefits for both mind and body, from reduced anxiety to improved sleep quality and heart health. And when it comes to the mind-body connection, there’s no one... Read more
FUTURELIFE®, helping you and your family meet your 2021 goals
Healthy eating can be daunting and difficult, especially after the festive season. Our New Year’s resolutions generally revolve around eating healthier and wanting to improve our dietary patterns, but this is often challenging as we get back to our busy lifestyles. Why not make 2021 your year, with a... Read more