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Supplements after 40: Are you getting what you need?

Supplements after 40: Are you getting what you need?

After forty, our body's physiology starts to change in a big way. Before, you might have been able to get away with burning the candle on both ends or eating whatever you...
5 reasons why maca is good for you

5 reasons why Maca is good for you

The maca plant,is known scientifically as Lepidium Meyenii. It mainly grows in the rich soils of the Andes mountains ranges in central Peru. It is exposed to sources of minerals that are...
How to read and understand Food Labels

How to read and understand food labels

Food labels are supposed to help you understand what is in packaged foods. To protect the consumer, there are many regulations which relate to the production marketing, and labeling of food. The...
feeling great with these 14 healthy eating habits

14 Healthy Eating Habits that Keep me Feeling Good

Just to be clear up front, don’t take these healthy eating habits as gospel. We are all unique and have our own needs. However, these are some of the eating habits that...
Healthy Lifestyle

Curb Coronavirus: Build a Strong Immune System

A healthy immune system is essential in fighting off infections. In light of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2020, people are becoming more conscious of their health....

The Scrutiny on “Gluten-Free”

You’ve probably found yourself walking through grocery aisles finding more and more “gluten-free” food products. You may have also noticed that these products don’t come cheap. Are these foods necessary for individuals free of...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency. Are you at risk?

Suffering from Crohn’s Disease gave me first-hand experience, regarding the effects of vitamin B12 deficiency. As a doctor, I should have appreciated the importance of getting my vitamin B12 levels checked...
12 Simple Steps to Improve your Health and Well-being

12 Simple Steps to Improve your Health and Well-being

Many people put a lot of pressure on themselves to improve their health.They set big goals for themselves like "I'll never eat sugar again" or "I'm going to lose 10 kg" or "I'm going to...

Coming Up Vegan

Quinoa and bean salad, chickpea mayo, smokey black bean soup, kale burrito bowls, mushroom and soya burgers… The list is endless. Vegan options are seen more and more on everyday menus and new vegan...

Mood Food

Depression is a mood disorder with a diagnosis that isn’t always as clear-cut as one would hope. Depression is usually described as sadness, hopelessness, loss or anger, which persist and can impair daily activities....