May 06

Mother’s Day Menu

Let’s spoil mom with a home cooked lunch this Mother’s Day! 3 course meal oozing with love Not time consuming – lets face it as much as mom is going to love this lunch,... read more →
May 02

Keeping Every Kid Healthy Every Week

The health of our kids is a priority for any parent. A child’s health has a big impact on their physical and mental development, making it a societal priority to promote a healthy lifestyle to our children. Many underprivileged children go to school without eating, which affects their ability to... read more →
May 02

The good, the bad and the ugly of bacteria

These days “bacteria” is a word we hear very often and makes one think of germs and Dettol! There are good ones and bad ones, and even more bizarre, some resistant ones. Let’s take a closer look at the different kinds of bacteria and the bacteria trends of 2019. Bad... read more →
May 02

Diseases eradicated by vaccines

“I don't think there is any philosophy that suggests having polio is a good thing.” — Bill Gates The Global Vaccine Action Plan(GVAP), endorsed by the 194 member states of the World Health Assembly (WHA) in 2012, provides a framework for achieving the vision of the “Decade of Vaccines”. The goal?... read more →
Apr 18

Detox

With Easter upon us and the guilty feelings of having too many chocolate eggs and hot cross buns not far behind - the word DETOX will definitely follow soon after the public holidays.   Drumroll… so, all this time your body has actually been detoxing itself! Daily… for years… without any... read more →
Mar 06

Winter lunchbox ideas

Baby quiches (crustless) Serves: 12 quiches Ingredients: 1 chopped onion1 cup sliced mushrooms1 tbs canola oil300g frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained2/3 cup of any protein of choice (finely chopped ham / cooked chicken cubes / prepared mince / etc) 5 eggs1 cup cheeseSalt and pepper to taste Method:... read more →
Mar 04

Hair Removal Techniques

Hair here, hair there, hair absolutely everywhere!! Other than the luscious locks on our heads that we sometimes wish would grow out thicker and faster, there are also the less spoken of types of body hair that are mostly unwanted, whether you are male or female. Fortunately, there are several... read more →
Mar 04

Iron deficiency

Iron deficiency or anaemia can be defined as having too little of this powerhouse mineral in the body and leads to low levels of haemoglobin and haematocrit. This in turn leads to low levels of red bloods cells. Iron helps to form haemoglobin which is the protein in red blood... read more →
Mar 04

How to do a home breast exam

Breast cancer is a term used to describe different types of cancer that develop in the breast tissue of both women and men. It is treatable if detected early, but as it can’t be prevented, it is important to do regular exams of one’s breasts.  There are several factors that... read more →
Mar 04

Dehydrated?

Found yourself spending a lot of time in the summer sun this holiday season? The climate, physical exercise in the heat and your diet can contribute to dehydration. Dehydration is also caused by illnesses such as diarrhoea, vomiting and excessive perspiration from a fever. Two-thirds of the human body is... read more →