Nutrition
OUTSTANDING QUALITY Award winning oil in SA
Rio Largo Premium Blend, Rio Largo Gold, Groote Vallei, Morgenster and Willow Creek Estate Blend extra virgin all won the Absa Top 5 Olive Oil Awards for outstanding quality
22 Oct 2014
OBELIX THE OBESE Obesity remains a global issue
There is a simple way to combat chronic lifestyle diseases, and that is to eat properly and exercise. Obesity is a prevalent, and potentially deadly, problem in South Africa.
17 Sep 2014 - J. E.
SUGAR HIGH Sweetened drinks get the tax
A suggested tax on sugar-sweetened beverages may reduce obesity in 220,000 adults in South Africa, thereby reducing energy intake by about 36 kilojoules per day
24 Aug 2014
MIRACLE POTION You can win with vinegar
Few of us know the real (and multiple) ways
 that Apple Cider Vinegar benefits the body. Turns out there are a myriad of health benefits.
17 Jul 2014 - L. R.
FOOD SAFETY Food safety goes beyond buying the food off the shelf
Retailers have a responsibility to ensure that the food they provide to the public is of good quality and safe for consumption — but food safety responsibilities do not end there.
12 Jun 2014
POOR NUTRITION Your diet could be keeping you up
Didn't sleep so well last night? Your poor food choices during the day might be to blame, say scientists.
16 May 2014
Generation gap You are what your grandma ate
The saying "You are what you eat" is hardly new, but what about what your relatives ate? A new study suggests maternal grandmothers play a much bigger part in the health of grandchildren
21 Feb 2014
Curbing obesity Peer education might be the key
Engaging older youths in delivering health messages to younger peers is an effective method for preventing weight gain, improving knowledge of healthy living and increasing self-esteem.
13 Feb 2014
Diabetes in a techno age Is technology creating more fat diabetics?
The increasing number of people in developing nations who own TVs, computers and cars might explain their rising rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes.
11 Feb 2014
Epic Fail A diet set up for failure
Diets set you up for failure, says a new book, which claims the only way to stay slim is to wean yourself off sugar.
24 Jan 2014
Cancer fighting food Your diet can cause havoc on your health
First, the bad news: Up to 30 percent of all cancers are linked to poor diet. Now the very good news: Food can be powerful medicine in the fight against cancer, including breast cancer.
20 Nov 2013
The missing link Genetics play an important role in your diet
Recent research reveals that our genes not only affect the type of foods we choose to eat, but also how much, and how often.
30 Oct 2013 - P. G.
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