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Chocolate link to reducing heart disease

Posted on Jul 24, 2020 by Watch This

Eating chocolate once a week has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease ...

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How to keep healthy feet

Posted on Jul 24, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Feet are an important part of your body; they’re your most frequently used form of transport and a ...

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Can skipping meals help you lose weight?

Posted on Jul 23, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Skipping a meal here and there could mean missing out on the calories for a specific meal, but ...

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Not brushing teeth could increase cancer risk

Posted on Jul 23, 2020 by Watch This

Researchers have found yet another reason why you should take good care of your teeth...

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Can food stop you from ageing?

Posted on Jul 23, 2020 by Watch This

The search for the fountain of youth may be over and it looks like the secret to stopping ...

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Before you grab that glass of juice…

Posted on Jul 23, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

The master juicers at Sir Fruit answered all our juicy questions as they launched two new health shots...

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How Rebel Wilson is dropping the kilos

Posted on Jul 22, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

We recently had to do a double-take on Rebel Wilson since her impressive weight loss. The actress is ...

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COVID-19 promotes innovative HIV service delivery in Cape Town

Posted on Jul 22, 2020 by The Conversation

South Africa is home to the world’s largest epidemic of HIV, a virus that attacks a person’s immune ...

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How COVID-19 threatens efforts to contain HIV/AIDS in South Africa

Posted on Jul 22, 2020 by The Conversation

When the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread rapidly across the globe, scientists expressed concern that people living with ...

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How coronavirus affects the brain

Posted on Jul 21, 2020 by The Conversation

There are detailed reports of brain illness emerging in people with relatively mild lung illness, in those who ...

Covid-19’s emotional impact on the elderly

Covid-19’s emotional impact on the elderly: Here’s how you can help your loved ones

Posted on Jul 20, 2020 by A4W Contributor

While we’re all at risk of contracting the virus, the elderly are more vulnerable, and are also more ...

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Does eating fish protect our brains from air pollution?

Posted on Jul 20, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Older women who eat more than one to two servings a week of baked or broiled fish or ...

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Keto diet: Here’s why some people experience fatigue, nausea, headaches after starting it

Posted on Jul 20, 2020 by The Conversation

The ketogenic diet is based on research from the 1920s that found lowering the availability of carbohydrates made ...

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Being pre-diabetic increases your risk of heart disease

Posted on Jul 19, 2020 by Watch This

Being pre-diabetic is reversible however research has shown that ignoring the condition increases your risk of heart disease...

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South Africans will be traumatised after COVID-19

Posted on Jul 17, 2020 by A4W Contributor

The past few months will leave many traumatised with the possible cases of PTSD long after the crisis ...

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3 Reasons why you are not losing weight on a plant-based diet

Posted on Jul 17, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Plant-based diets have many health benefits but, if done wrong they could be unhealthy and even lead to ...

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Plant-based diet may reduce obese children’s risk of heart disease

Posted on Jul 17, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Obese children who begin a low-fat, plant-based vegan diet may lower their risk of heart disease...

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5 Surprising benefits of a plant-based diet

Posted on Jul 17, 2020 by The Conversation

5 Health benefits of a plant based diet that aren't weight loss...

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To eat or wear your avocado: what is better for your skin?

Posted on Jul 16, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

The best way to get the beauty benefits of avocado...

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COVID-19 school closures in South Africa and their impact on children

Posted on Jul 15, 2020 by The Conversation

As we learn more about COVID-19, is it still in the best interest of the children to reopen ...

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