Category: Health Articles

Five interesting supplement questions answered 

Posted on Oct 20, 2020 by A4W Contributor

An expensive fad or daily essential. Is taking your daily vitamins and supplements all it's cracked up to ...

Bokashi bins: Do they smell? And how can I recycle food waste at home?

Posted on Oct 20, 2020 by Claire Warneke

After noticing how much food their family threw away, a South African entrepreneur decided to figure out how ...

Breastfeeding causes weight loss: Myth or fact

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 by Andile Mthimkhulu

Breastfeeding has been said to help moms lose the weight they gained during pregnancy faster. But is this ...

3 Small things you can do to survive the heatwave

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

As temperatures rise we should all take extra care of how the heat is affecting us and take ...

Millions of face masks are being thrown away during COVID-19. Here’s how to choose the best one for the planet

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 by The Conversation

Masks may help stop the spread of the coronavirus. But according to one estimate, if everyone in the ...

How to banish mask-face and avoid dry worn-out hands

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

While the focus of frequently sanitizing and wearing a mask all day is safety and not glamour. Keeping ...

Mrs SA Semi-finalist Zama Bekwa partners with Salome to #BreakTheSilence around infertility and PCOS

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 by ADVERTORIAL

This month saw Mrs SA semi-finalist, Zama Bekwa become the latest voice and face to officially join the ...

Why do women gain weight during menopause?

Posted on Oct 16, 2020 by The Conversation

During menopause, hormonal changes can affect the way fat is distributed in the body, but ageing is more ...

Relaxing into ‘the new normal’ can increase your risk of contracting COVID-19

Posted on Oct 16, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

As we ease into some of our old habits and starts socializing and spending more time out and ...

What we’ve learned about mental health from watching movies

Posted on Oct 16, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Mental illness can be an issue that is hard to understand and even harder to talk about, but ...

Does eating chillies help you lose weight?

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by A4W Contributor

There are several health benefits to eating chillies and other hot peppers and weight loss can be one ...

Resistance training: here’s why it’s so effective for weight loss

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by The Conversation

Unlike endurance exercises, evidence shows resistance training not only has beneficial effects on reducing body fat, it also ...

PMS and moodiness: Is it all in your head?

Posted on Oct 14, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Though studies have proven that a woman’s menstrual cycle doesn’t affect her cognitive function, what about the emotional ...

Why many South African mothers give up breastfeeding their babies so soon

Posted on Oct 14, 2020 by The Conversation

Globally, numerous policies and programmes have been put in place to promote and support breastfeeding. South Africa has ...

5 Tips for getting a good night’s sleep every night

Posted on Oct 14, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Top above high angle view of her she nice sleepy attractive charming sweet lovely adorable cheerful straight-haired lady ...

5 Health questions you need to ask when starting a new relationship

Posted on Oct 13, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Starting a new relationship can be daunting. You’ve made it passed the awkward first few dates, and now ...

Stretch marks and ‘kiwi’ on your inner thighs -why tissue oil is the answer

Posted on Oct 12, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Stretch marks and pigmentation make many women feel self-conscious, even though they are both a natural consequence of ...

Paediatricians seeing a growing demand for medical cannabis for kids

Posted on Oct 12, 2020 by The Conversation

Only four per cent of paediatricians said they had authorized medical cannabis for one of their child patients...

4 Fad diets that could kill you

Posted on Oct 12, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

You might be dying to fit into a smaller pair of jeans, but if your plans don’t include ...

10 000 bacteria & other nasties: What’s really in your handbag?!

Posted on Oct 10, 2020 by A4W Contributor

For many women, our handbags are our medicine cabinets, tissue boxes, filing cabinets, and banks.

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