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The P Word

Transitioning to a plant-based diet comes with heaps of health benefits. We bust the many myths that surround this lifestyle choice. By Lori Cohen WHAT IS A PLANT-BASED DIET? It’s not vegetarianism, nor veganism – although plant-based eating does have some similarities. Instead, plant-based eating patterns focus on foods sourced primarily from plants. It includes … Continue reading The P Word

The Buzz About Collagen

By Lori Cohen Plump. That’s how we all want our skin to look, and it’s collagen that acts as ‘scaffolding’ that keeps our complexions looking full and juicy. Elsewhere in our bodies, the protein makes up parts of our connective tissue in tendons, ligaments and muscles. It’s pretty important stuff. The issue is that as … Continue reading The Buzz About Collagen

POLLEN ALERT: Highly Allergenic Ragweed invades SA

This week scientists made a landmark discovery when ragweed – a highly allergenic weed native to North America – was detected in South African pollen spore traps for the very first time. The discovery was made by Dr Dilys Berman, an aerobiologist at UCT and Prof Jonny Peter, who heads up the UCT Lung Institute’s … Continue reading POLLEN ALERT: Highly Allergenic Ragweed invades SA

The Flexitarian Cookbook

Adaptable recipes for part-time Vegetarians and Vegans Various contributors | Compiled by Julia Charles The Book Today many of us are looking to eat less dairy, meat and fish, as the host of environmental, ethical and health-related reasons for doing so stack up.  The concept of not centring every meal around an animal-based protein … Continue reading The Flexitarian Cookbook

BETADINE advances its Feminine Care range with the introduction of new daily use odour control feminine wash products

Mundipharma has enhanced its unique BETADINE™ Feminine Care range through the addition of new daily use odour control feminine products, designed to maintain the health of women’s intimate area. Gynaecologically tested Hypoallergenic Soap, paraben and colourant free Contains prebiotics Moisturises gently The new products, called BETADINE™ Odour Control Daily Feminine Wash (with Witch Hazel) and … Continue reading BETADINE advances its Feminine Care range with the introduction of new daily use odour control feminine wash products

New Year, new you: 5 ways Buchu can help you reach your weight loss goals

The New Year inspires us to start afresh, and for many people that involves beginning healthier lifestyle. Losing weight is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions – surveys by both Nielsen and Inc. have shown that starting a healthy diet, exercising more and losing weight are some of the most popular resolutions. But while … Continue reading New Year, new you: 5 ways Buchu can help you reach your weight loss goals

Back to Basics

Spinal and muscular health is an important building block that can impact your child’s physical and cognitive development. We dive into the benefits of chiropractic and ergonomic care for kids. By Lori Cohen We get preventative checks for the health of our eyes, ears, teeth, heart and a whole lot more. But, says Dr. Greg … Continue reading Back to Basics

Yes I am thinking!

Using picture books and philosophical conversation to develop your child’s thinking and understanding.By Diane Horsten Do you feel like you are on a quiz game show with the amount of questions your young children ask? According to a British study, young children ask about 73 questions a day with parents finding themselves unable to answer … Continue reading Yes I am thinking!

Fighting Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic globally, and the World Health Organization has called it “one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century.” By Mariza Halliday Obesity during childhood is a serious matter that can lead to several medical problems, including diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea and high blood pressure. In addition, … Continue reading Fighting Childhood Obesity

Action-packed Marvel Universe Live! heads to SA

Calling all Marvel fans! Assemble for the  live, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Spider-Man join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before it falls into Loki’s hands in this spectacular arena stunt … Continue reading Action-packed Marvel Universe Live! heads to SA

Sun cream for kids with sensitive skin! The lowdown on keeping your little ones safe in the sun

Covering a wriggling child in sun cream is tricky enough, but when your little one has sensitive skin it can be even trickier – you don’t want to use anything that’s going to irritate. That’s why Childs Farm sun protection products don’t contain parabens, SLSs, mineral oils, artificial colours or anything that might make sensitive … Continue reading Sun cream for kids with sensitive skin! The lowdown on keeping your little ones safe in the sun

New chef creates exciting farm-style summer food at the TOKARA Deli

Make the Tokara Delicatessen your go to family summer destination for seasonal farm fresh food, spectacular views, an inspiring sculpture garden adorned with beautiful art installations and an exciting new playground with plenty of room for the little ones to expend their boundless energy. Situated on the Tokara wine and olive estate on the crest … Continue reading New chef creates exciting farm-style summer food at the TOKARA Deli