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Dangers of Going Keto

Dangers of Going Keto

The ketogenic diet—also known as “keto”—has become the latest big thing in weight-loss plans, touted recently by celebs like Jenna Jameson, Mama June, and Halle Berry. The diet involves cutting way back on carbohydrates, to 50 grams a day or less, to help the body achieve a state of ketosis, in which it has to […]

The Women Who Feed The World

The Women Who Feed The World

Many have warned that if women’s unpaid work were to be duly counted, the economic model as we know it would fall apart. Yet, are we aware of how the world would be fed if women in the rural areas simply stopped? According to UN reports, the share of women in the agricultural labor force [PDF] comprises […]

Nutrition Guide For Kids

Nutrition Guide For Kids

As a parent, you want to provide your children with the best nutrition. A healthy diet full of whole grains, lean protein, fresh fruits, and vegetables is essential for growing bodies. When you feed your family, you probably try to provide them with balanced meals, healthy snacks, and plenty of water. But, it may be […]

Foods That Aid Weight Loss

Foods That Aid Weight Loss

Nutritionist-approved weight loss foods Let’s face it—losing weight and keeping it off can be hard work. And with all the calorie-rich convenience foods that are readily available 24-7, along with sneaky weight-loss saboteurs like stress and lack of sleep that are often beyond our control, even the most determined dieters can fall of the wagon. However, […]

Best Foods to Fight Type 2 Diabetes

Best Foods to Fight Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes in America is staggering. Of the 100 million adults with diabetes, most have Type 2, which is preventable. Maintaining a healthy diet and eating the right foods can help control blood sugar, thus lowering risk of developing the disease. Protect your health by eating these five diabetes-fighting foods. An added bonus? They taste good, […]

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 […]

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