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Eating raw fruit and vegetables boosts mental health

Eating raw fruit and vegetables boosts mental health

Posted on April 19, 2018 by Contributor

For a feel-good factor, eat raw fruit and vegetables. Research has found it has a positive effect on ...

Bad news for night owls

Bad news for night owls

Posted on April 18, 2018 by Contributor

Staying up late? The bad news for night owls is that they are at higher risk of disease ...

The side effects of smartphone addiction

The side effects of smartphone addiction

Posted on April 17, 2018 by Contributor

Smartphone addiction is similar to other types of substance abuse with the heaviest users being the most depressed, ...

Sitting health risks: It’s bad for your brain

Sitting health risks: It’s bad for your brain

Posted on April 17, 2018 by Contributor

Not only does it negatively affect your metabolism and heart, sitting health risks include thinning in brain regions ...

meditation boosts brain power

Meditation boosts brain power even years later

Posted on April 9, 2018 by Contributor

Here’s another reason to give meditation a try - a study has found that meditation boosts brain power ...

Reduce unnecessary stress in 3 simple ways

Posted on April 8, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Here are three simple ways to help you reduce unnecessary stress…

Lack of sleep is more dangerous than we think

Lack of sleep is more dangerous than we think

Posted on April 6, 2018 by Contributor

Even if one doesn’t feel sleepy, a chronic lack of sleep drastically increases the risk of car accidents...

How to be more of a morning person

Posted on April 4, 2018 by Contributor

Not everyone is born a morning person, we can respect that. But it’s not impossible to become more ...

Walking speed may indicate your risk for dementia

Walking speed may indicate your risk for dementia

Posted on March 26, 2018 by Contributor

Are you a slow stroller or a sprightly stepper? Research has found that your walking speed may be ...

How pets can help ease stress in dementia patients

Posted on March 19, 2018 by Contributor

English novelist George Eliot once wrote: ‘Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they pass ...

A habit that makes women 90% less likely to develop dementia

A habit that makes women 90% less likely to develop dementia

Posted on March 16, 2018 by Contributor

Research has identified one habit makes women nearly 90 per cent less likely to develop dementia, and it’s ...

Ways to deal with depression

5 Ways to deal with depression

Posted on March 13, 2018 by Contributor

Dr Renata Schoeman, member of the South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP), shares five ways to deal with ...

How other people’s stress could change your brain

How other people’s stress could change your brain

Posted on March 12, 2018 by Contributor

Stress isn't just contagious - other people’s stress could change your brain...

What is an intellectual disability?

What is an intellectual disability?

Posted on March 8, 2018 by Contributor

March is Intellectual Disability Awareness Month and highlights the plight of thousands of South Africans…

How holding hands eases pain

How holding hands eases pain

Posted on March 7, 2018 by Contributor

A new study has found that when holding hands with a romantic partner in pain, brain waves sync ...

STRESSED?! Remotiv is an effective, natural remedy to help you cope

Posted on February 28, 2018 by ADVERTORIAL

Remotiv is a natural medicine clinically researched to support and ameliorate symptoms of stress, anxiety and low mood...

Win 1 of 8 Warrior tickets to the Yoga Flow Festival

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Shelley Armstrong

In March, Yoga enthusiasts from all over South Africa will again meet to share their passion for yoga, ...

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Antidepressants more effective than placebos at treating depression

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Contributor

Study finds that antidepressants are more effective than placebos for short-term treatment of acute depression in adults...

6 Reasons you should take a walk every day

Posted on February 23, 2018 by The Conversation

South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa has been the talk of social media with his early morning walking ...

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Chronic heavy drinking linked to increased risk of dementia

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Contributor

Alcohol use disorders are a major risk factor for onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia, ...

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