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Why Exercise Alone May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss

Why Exercise Alone May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss

If you give a mouse a running wheel, it will run. But it may not burn many additional calories, because it will also start to move differently when it is not on the wheel, according to an interesting new study of the behaviors and metabolisms of exercising mice. The study, published in Diabetes, involved animals, […]

How Nutrition Impacts Kids’ Sleep

How Nutrition Impacts Kids’ Sleep

There are a lot of variables when it comes to getting kids to sleep through the night. Some, like getting ample naps during the day, are relatively easy to address. Others, like teaching them to self-soothe, are a bit trickier. Then there is one of the less-discussed factors that can make or break a child’s […]

MEC Sikhumbuzo Kholwane Launches Barberton’s First Black Female-Owned Bakery

MEC Sikhumbuzo Kholwane Launches Barberton’s First Black Female-Owned Bakery

The MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Mr Sikhumbuzo Kholwane will on Monday, 26 March 2018, officially launch the first black female-owned bakery in Mpumalanga Province. The Dli Wakho Mphuti bakery is one of the enterprises that are funded by the Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency (MEGA) in line with its mandate of fostering the […]

Foods You Should Eat Every Day

Foods You Should Eat Every Day

01. SPINACH It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower. This noted muscle builder is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis. Bonus: Folate also increases blood flow to the nether regions, helping to protect you against age-related sexual […]

Ways To Reduce Inflammation In Your Body

Ways To Reduce Inflammation In Your Body

A few years ago I was in constant, throbbing pain. My lower back and hip would rank a 9 or 10 on the pain scale for days. The doctors I went to said I was too young to have back problems. I hurt too much to snap back with snarky remarks. Fast forward a few […]

What’s Most Important: Sleep, Exercise or Diet?

What’s Most Important: Sleep, Exercise or Diet?

Q: How do I make an intelligent choice between getting enough sleep, eating well and regularly exercising? I usually sleep when time is tight and stress is high. And I often eat whatever is available rather than spending time to find healthy choices when I’m traveling. Am I better off getting an extra hour of […]

Audit Exposes UN Food Agency Poor Data-Handling

Audit Exposes UN Food Agency Poor Data-Handling

Vulnerable people in the world’s troublespots could be at risk because of sloppy handling of sensitive data by a UN agency, according to an internal audit. In response, the World Food Programme told IRIN it was “working to get ahead of the curve” on data-handling, would address weaknesses, and spend more on systems. The internal […]

Foods That Are Making You Gassy

Foods That Are Making You Gassy

Ever wonder why you tend to get gassy at the worst possible moments?Your farts are a combination of two things: the air you swallow (say, by eating too quickly) and the food you eat, says David Poppers, M.D., Ph.D., gastroenterologist and clinical associate professor of medicine at NYU Langone Health.Farting is completely normal and healthy. […]

The Sustainable Health Diet

The Sustainable Health Diet

When it comes to health, one of the biggest, yet most common mistakes people make is only focusing on weight loss. That’s why diet pills exist, why liposuction is even a thing, and why fads like the Atkins Diet skyrocketed in popularity (who cares if you’re putting endless amounts of cholesterol and saturated fats into […]

Thoughts Every Woman Has While Starting A New Diet

Thoughts Every Woman Has While Starting A New Diet

After all of the eggnog lattes and cookie exchanges that dominated your December, it’s natural to want a fresh start. You want a new diet to take you out of bloat city, make you feel invincible, and help you lose weight. This will be the year you stick with your resolutions and make them a […]

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