All posts tagged: health

The Benefits of a Gluten-Free Life

Staying gluten-free is one of the trending diets in recent times. However, a lot more people are still unaware of many important facts about gluten, the effect of ingesting gluten-containing foods, and of course, the benefits of a gluten-free diet. In a bid to enlighten you, and to help you maintain better health, a team

[Infographic] How long before food spoils?

As hard as it is to believe: One third of the food produced in the world each year – or approximately 1.3 billion tons — gets lost or wasted. How much of this food waste occurs in our very own homes? More often than not, food gets pushed to the back of our freezers, refrigerators, or

[Infographic] The #1 Daily Routine for Seniors

As one grows older, it only becomes harder and harder to plan out your days and stick to a healthy way of life on a daily basis. Mastering a productive daily routine can be quite the process, especially if you can’t think of a place to start. That’s why we here at Cascade Group Bellewood have created

Ozone Therapy For Neuropathy

Any form of neuropathy refers to damage to a particular set of nerves. While different nerves may require different treatments, one commonality is that nerves need blood and oxygen, and any form of therapy that reintroduces these two things to nerves may promote your recovery from neuropathy. Ozone therapy introduces ozone, commonly made up of the

[Infographic] Guide to a perfect kitchen

Knowing how to cook should be something everyone learns early on in life. In today’s world there is too much access to convenience and processed food is everywhere. However, if you have never been taught to cook, it might seem overwhelming. There are so many terms, ingredients and equipment that you might need to get started.

Meditation & Combatting Mental Health Problems

Approximately one-third of South Africans live with some form of mental disorder according to Professor Dan Stein from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cape Town. Mental health disorders can be deadly but due to a very unfortunate stigma attached to it, many patients refrain from getting the treatment they require. Despite there being a number of

Water is more valuable than gold

Did you know that South Africa is rated the 39th ‘driest’ country in the world according to a report compiled by the Food and Agriculture Organisation? Water is our most valuable resource and needs to be preserved at all costs, because it’s not infinite. The recent water crisis experienced over parts of the country, especially the

[Infographic] Guide to Pasta Shapes

Ahh, pasta. It’s carb-y goodness can be served so many ways: soaked in a red sauce, smothered in cheese, or just with a pat of butter. Despite being one of the first dishes we all learned how to cook, many of us don’t have a thorough pasta vocabulary. There are over 200 types of pasta

4 Reasons Why Fad Diets Don’t Work

In South Africa, 25% of males and 39% of females are either overweight or obese, recent statistics from National Nutrition Week reveal. And while the idea of fast weight loss is tempting, fad diets often do more harm than good — despite their seemingly unwavering popularity. Let’s take a look at four reasons why fad diets simply don’t

Christmas in July Promotion

As parts of South Africa is currently covered in a blanket of snow, it only seems right to have a Christmas in July Promotion. With temperatures plummeting to subzero, our bodies find it harder to fight off viruses and bacteria. Thus, this year, more people will be looking at alternative therapies to prevent their bodies