Category: Health tips

Preparing for fertility treatment

Posted on Aug 4, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Visiting a fertility specialist can be daunting, but being prepared for your consultation and your treatment can help ...

Immune-boosting IMUNIVAR™ with fucoidan – a first in SA!

Posted on Aug 3, 2020 by ADVERTORIAL

IMUNIVARTM’s high purity fucoidan extracts are efficacious, organic, solvent-free, organic, non-GMO accredited, Kosher and Halal certified -- perfect ...

Why you should throw away your exhalation valve mask

Posted on Jul 30, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

It might make you more comfortable, but your exhalation valve mask put those around you in danger...

What exactly is medical gap cover and why is it becoming more than a ‘nice to have’?

Posted on Jul 30, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Even if you belong to a medical scheme in South Africa you are probably worried about incurring massive ...

Being HIV positive doesn’t necessarily mean you’re more vulnerable to COVID-19

Posted on Jul 29, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic knowing your HIV status offers you the opportunity to insure your ...

Coronavirus: household cleaning products can kill the virus – an expert on which ones to use

Posted on Jul 28, 2020 by The Conversation

Household detergents can effectively get rid of COVID-19 on your surfaces and in your home. Here's how...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

3 Things you can do to make eating out safer

Posted on Jul 8, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

South Africa has been in Level 3 advanced of the lockdown for a few weeks now and the ...

Keabetswe Jan is using social media to promote mental health

Posted on Jul 8, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Social media influencer, Keabetswe Jan, has partnered with Metropolitan to contribute to the social media revolution to encourage ...

Pasha 70: Why have I been having weird dreams during the pandemic? (Listen)

Posted on Jul 2, 2020 by The Conversation

Dale Rae, Director of Sleep Science and a senior researcher at the faculty of Health Sciences at the ...

Back pain: four ways to fix bad lockdown posture – by copying astronauts

Posted on Jul 2, 2020 by The Conversation

Worried about your posture? you might find our advice to astronauts helpful...

Why managing blood pressure matters during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on Jun 30, 2020 by The Conversation

The result is that for many people, hypertension care is sub-standard. And the challenges have only gotten greater ...

How to drink responsibly if you are diabetic

Posted on Jun 30, 2020 by PRESS

According to the World Health Organisation, the average South African consumes 11 litres of alcohol in a year ...

5 Foods that will help you lose weight + recipes

Posted on Jun 25, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

5 Filling and nutritious foods that can help you lose weight without going hungry...

Double Ironman champion, Kyle Buckingham, shares how he lives on a plant-based diet

Posted on Jun 23, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Professional triathlete and two times Ironman champion, Kyle Buckingham, shares how he satisfies all his nutritional needs on ...

Coronavirus linked to greater risk of life-threatening infection in people with obesity

Posted on Jun 23, 2020 by The Conversation

As worldwide coronavirus-related deaths tip a quarter of a million, a concerning trend is surfacing in the medical ...

Inactivity increases your chances of cancer death

Posted on Jun 19, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Replacing sitting time with 30 minutes of activity associated with lower risk of cancer death...

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