Homocysteine

The H Risk The dangers associated with elevated homocysteine levels in the body were first introduced in the early 1980’s. It did not receive much attention and other nutritional conditions e.g. fat and fibre intake received more publicity. International nutritional...

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Holford Diet

Patrick Holford’s latest book and diet program was launched in SA mid-February 2005. He gave “The Holford Diet” lectures in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. Holford also hosted an exclusive 100% Health Weekend Workshop in Johannesburg and Cape Town. This book and...

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High protein diets

High protein diets and what they do to your body… Everything in life is about balance – sleeping, eating, exercising, and working. You can only be a healthy happy human being if you live a balanced life. Then why disturb this balance with a...

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Heading for Trouble?

HEADING FOR TROUBLE? It’s not just alcohol that can go straight to your head; certain foods can too – while others may help ward off pain. The key is learning which is which. The link between headaches and specific “trigger” food and drink – in particular caffeine,...

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French Women don’t get Fat

FRENCH WOMEN DON’T GET FAT – the secret of eating for pleasure Healthy Ways offers a perspective on the bestseller: The book speaks the truth, French women don’t get fat, but why? This question is easy to answer and anybody who red the book would be able to identify...

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Free radicals and anti-oxidants

Crime is everywhere. Theft is reported on a daily basis and the police have a big job in catching the thieves and we try our utmost to protect our houses by walls, electric fences and infra-red sensors. Did you know that theft also takes place in your body and that...

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Enthusiasm

Who of you have seen the movie “Shall we dance ?”. Can you remember John’s way of life before he took up dancing: traveling to work in the morning, working during the day and travelling home in the early evening? He realised that his life has become a monotonous...

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Cellulite is a myth!

Cellulite is a myth! There isn’t such a thing as cellulite. The term, cellulite, cannot be found in any medical dictionary and is not scientifically based. It’s a word used by the general public pertaining to fat cells and possible insufficient lymph drainage. If...

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“Detox” diets

“Detox” diets – are they really necessary? “Detox” is a very popular word these days. Everybody is on a “detox” diet, trying to rid their bodies from all hazardous toxins. “Detox” diets are especially popular after periods of excessive unhealthy eating like, December...

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Atkins & Banting

Obesity today is a worldwide “epidemic”. Everybody wants a supermodel body, thus the reason why a broad spectrum of alternative diets (quick fix) has evolved, although everyone knows sustained weight loss is based on calorie and portion size...

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