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Eating right for your blood type

Eat Right 4 Your Type was written by Dr Peter J. D’Adamo. It was on the New York Times best seller list and a whopping 7 million copies have been sold world wide. This book has been recognized world wide and is available in 65 languages. “So?” you may ask. “What’s all this hype about

The benefits of Vitamin B Complex

Vitamin B Complex consists of 8 B Vitamins. All 8 of these vitamins play an important role in the body and will help boost your overall well being. To explain this better, I will discuss each B vitamin on its own. B1 Thiamine – helps the body to make new cells. It also helps reduce

How exercise can improve your health

Have you ever realized that the first thing a GP normally tells you to change is your lifestyle? The reason they do this is because it is ABSOLUTELY TRUE. They are not trying to fool you, they are actually giving you the best advise ever. By improving our lifestyles we can drastically improve our health

The Truth About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is a serious issue in the world of cancer. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, over the past three decades, more people have had skin cancer than all other cancers combined. One person dies of melanoma every hour (every 54 minutes). On average, a person’s risk for melanoma doubles if he or she

The truth about sugar

We’ve all heard how bad processed food is for your health. But what exactly is processed food? Well, processed food is any food that was made or prepared for you in a factory or similar surroundings. So processed food is not only cold meat, soda, snacks like potato chips, candy bars and sweets. It is

[Recipe] Packed Lunch Italian Sub

Going back to work after a food filled festive season can be quite difficult. You barely arrive at work and your stomach starts growling. By 11am it feels like your body has started to consume itself. If like me, you get “hangry” (angry when you’re hungry), this situation can be quite dangerous. So rather than

The importance of stretching

And it’s official, most of us are back to work. Gone are the days of sleeping in, doing what you want whenever we want, binge eating and in the case of all South Africans, soaking up the beautiful African sun. The first few weeks of work is always the best, you are super motivated, full of

[Recipe] Middle Eastern Basbousa Semolina Slice 

This delicious recipe is easy to make and will be a hit at any time of day or occasion. This recipe is vegan friendly. Ingredients: 2 cups coarse Semolina 1 cup desiccated Coconut 1 cup Caster sugar 1 cup Self-raising flour 1 cup Lemonade 3/4 cup Coconut oil, melted, cooled 24 natural Almond kernels Rosewater

[InfoGraphic] How Much Sugar Should I Eat?

These days we can’t be too sure of what we are actually eating. With the amount of preservatives, hormones, processed sugar and biologically enhanced ingredients in food, nothing is what it seems any more. That’s why it is best to stick to raw ingredients. Homemade is better than machine-made. Unfortunately, this is easier said than

[Recipe] Mushroom, Leek & Bacon stuffed Chicken

This deliciously moist chicken is east to prepare and needs about 1 hour 35 minutes to cook. A great recipe for those with busy schedules over the Christmas season. This recipe yields 4 servings, depending on your side dishes. Ingredients: 1.5kg Whole fresh chicken 1 tbsp Olive oil 1 tbsp Fresh thyme leaves For the