Author: Marika Sboros

Marika Sboros is a South African journalist, writer and editor who commutes between London and Johannesburg. She is now founder, publisher and editor of Marika started her journalism career at the Rand Daily Mail newspaper in Johannesburg as a general news reporter, covering politics and religion before moving to sub-editing, layout and feature writing on health and lifestyle. She has written for major newspapers in South Africa including The Star as health and lifestyle editor, and Business Day as Health News editor. She writes a regular fitness column and occasional features for Business Day. Marika has worked in radio in South Africa, reporting on health and lifestyle. She has co-authored two books on the brain, memory and optimum learning, has a BA degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, and has been a student of traditional Chinese and Japanese martial arts for the past 25 years.
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Noakes makes ‘real meal’ of critics

Posted on May 17, 2016 by Marika Sboros

Marika Sboros, from, reports on Professor Tim Noakes’ latest research in favour of low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) lifestyle ...

Top 10 tips for beating breast cancer

Posted on October 6, 2015 by Marika Sboros

Can you prevent breast cancer? Can you prevent any cancer at all, or is it really just the ...

Celebs’ snacking secrets

Posted on September 2, 2015 by Marika Sboros

Chad le Clos, professional swimmer and Olympic gold medallist, and other top South African celebrities spill their snacking ...

Tim Noakes takes the revolution to UK

Posted on August 18, 2015 by Marika Sboros

After revolutionising nutrition in South Africa, professor Tim Noakes and Jonno Proudfoot have taken 'The Real Meal Revolution' ...

More reason not to fear fat

Posted on August 11, 2015 by Marika Sboros

Read on to find out why scientists are telling us that we no longer need to fear eating ...

Ditch risky diet pills

Posted on August 3, 2015 by Marika Sboros

Buying diet pills online is risky, as medicines may be fake or extremely harmful. In the case of ...

Doctors’ deadly medicine

Posted on June 8, 2015 by Marika Sboros

Doctors have always had a name for it: iatrogenic disease, from the Greek word iatros (doctor), means doctor-caused ...

Patrick Holford’s top tips for beating stress

Posted on May 25, 2015 by Marika Sboros

Stress is a perfectly natural bodily state. Without it, you wouldn’t be alive. Experts will tell you that ...

Future of cancer therapy – is it already here?

Posted on February 27, 2015 by Marika Sboros

Dr Gary Fettke, an orthopaedic surgeon and a cancer survivor, presented controversial research on the role diet plays ...

An idiot’s guide to Banting and the Tim Noakes’ diet

Posted on January 20, 2015 by Marika Sboros

The Banting diet may be here to stay, with Banting restaurants, meals and products popping up all over ...

Why you NEED to sit less in 2015

Posted on January 7, 2015 by Marika Sboros

Scientists say that prolonged sitting is as bad, possibly even worse, for your health as smoking!

Are the experts telling us the truth about Ebola?

Posted on October 20, 2014 by Marika Sboros

You don’t have to be paranoid to fear Ebola infection - the virus is spreading and killing faster ...

Patrick Holford prepares for an epic bout of ‘Banting bashing’

Posted on October 6, 2014 by Marika Sboros

Get ready for some epic 'Banting bashing', as British nutrition specialist Patrick Holford heads for these shores.

Laugh your way to good health

Posted on September 1, 2014 by Marika Sboros

Find out why Dr Frank Lipman, who practices integrative and functional medicine, is always happy to dispense a ...

Is Tim Noakes’s diet advice dangerous?

Posted on August 27, 2014 by Marika Sboros

UCT academics have written to the Cape Times attacking Prof Tim Noakes for making “outrageous, unproven claims about ...

Oscar Pistorius – suffering from narcissistic personality disorder?

Posted on April 10, 2014 by Marika Sboros

His defence team may be encouraging him to act as if he has post-traumatic stress syndrome to gain ...

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