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The benefits of exercise and a healthy lifestyle for Cancer patients

I had a remarkable recovery from Breast cancer due to my fitness. As a former elite/springbok athlete I have been exercising most of my life. Running has taught me commitment, discipline and perseverance. These...

Yoga Work outs

Yoga is a great form of exercise that strengthens your core and cardiovascular system while calming the mind and providing a great stretch session. Many think yoga is easy...

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...

6 Benefits of Yoga to Inspire You to Get Practicing

Are you considering starting a yoga practice? Or perhaps you have done it before, but need a little extra inspiration to continue your practice? Over the years, I've gone on a wonderful yoga journey and...

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 exercise 5...

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....

Vitamin D – Why we Love the Sun

By Dr. Jatin Joshi, Founder of OneSecond Supplements Vitamin D, ‘the sunshine vitamin’, has certainly gained a lot of attention in the media recently, being talked about as one of the most important vitamins to...

Hypertension in South Africa among the masses

In 2018, scientists from Wits University revealed that approximately 54% of South Africans have hypertension, and this is the highest percentage recorded in Southern Africa. They also included that majority of these hypertensive individuals...