Nov 06

Broccoli Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

This green salad is scrumptious, healthy and can be enjoyed hot or cold. Ingredients: ⅓ cup chopped nuts (we used walnuts or pecan nuts) 500g vegetables of your choice, we used broccoli (broken into bite-sized florets) Cauliflower, carrots, green beans, etc also work well ¼ cup water ½ teaspoon salt... read more →
Nov 03

Eye Care Awareness

The Eye. One of nature’s most beautiful and complex achievements. We will not focus too much on the technical functionality and workings of the eye, but you should know that the human eye is a marvel. A small, almost perfectly spherical organ that sits in your skull and allows you... read more →
Nov 03

School Health for your Children

Let us not beat around the bush. 2020 has been a very difficult year for parents. Irregular school terms. Children staying at home for prolonged periods of time. Online schooling. And of course, the very scary return to schools. This year, a lot more focus has been put on what... read more →
Nov 02

Drowning – Awareness and prevention

By Dr Martie Conradie, MBChB (UP), Diploma in Child Health (SA), Diploma in HIV Management (SA) Playing in water is so much fun, especially for children, but it can be very dangerous when they are not carefully watched. Drowning is a common and, in many cases, a preventable problem. Drowning... read more →
Oct 12

Spring salad recipe – Watermelon salad

Spring has sprung into action. With the new season, there always comes new hope, and as these blossoms form, we are super excited to see what this new season may hold for us. Here at IPS, we’d like to soak in all the deliciousness, but also stop the lockdown weight... read more →
Oct 05

Where is my COVID-19 vaccine?

COVID-19 is upon us and has been for a while now, and everybody appears to be waiting on the edge of their seats for a vaccine. In pandemic movies, other than Contagion, vaccines or cures are somewhat easily produced within the length of a film by a handful of people... read more →
Oct 05

Osteoporosis and Bone Health

By Dr Martie Conradie, MBChB (UP) Bones. Such a neglected part of our bodies! When younger, you are much more concerned with your skin and muscles, but as age creeps up, you start realising how important bones are. October is a month with a lot of focus placed on women’s... read more →
Oct 05

Do you get enough iron?

It’s that feeling again! You are tired to the bone, even more so after climbing a flight of stairs or unpacking your groceries and there is even more hair on your brush than usual. And you just do not have any patience with your family…. Does that sound familiar? Anybody... read more →
Oct 05
Sep 01

Gluten-free Vegan Pavlova

Aquafaba is the water or brine you find in canned beans. Typically, you'd rinse the beans in a colander or strainer to wash away the liquid, but with this next recipe you save the brine (aquafaba). You can also save the aquafaba and use it when a recipe calls for... read more →