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April 28, 2020

PCOS Smoothies

For the past few months, my PCOS has come back with a vengeance. Smoothies can be a refreshing meal and make us feel nourished especially at the moment when we are all missing being outside enjoying the springtime. Unfortunately, as we all know with PCOS comes insulin sensitivity and fruit […]
April 18, 2020

How to improve your relationship with food

I know what it’s like to struggle with food and with your body. For years, I tried all the diets known to man and every shake or supplement that was released on the market. I forced myself and my body into submission by starving it and forcing it to workout […]
March 14, 2020

A blogger was the first to report about Covid -19

Sharon Sanders an American blogger who writes on the website FluTrackers which is an online forum and early warning system which information about a wide range of infectious diseases, including flu and assists in how to use it to inform the general public. It was established in 2006,  to investigate […]
March 13, 2020

All you need to know about the coronavirus Covid -19

The newly identified coronavirus that was identified for the first time on new years eve in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has been declared a pandemic, with the number of infections topping 130,000 worldwide. This virus causes a condition Covid-19, which has clinicians worried it could rival the most […]
March 11, 2020

Protect your health with My melts

Nowadays everyone is very aware of their health. As a pharmacist and health care practitioner I am more alert than most. I work with patients in my clinic and it’s nice to have a sterile environment that also smells nice. This is why I use the immune booster butterfly produced […]
March 10, 2020

Immune system boosting smoothie

At the moment with everyone worrying about the Corona Virus. Instead of worrying which actually compromises immunity what we can do is work on being as healthy as possible. This smoothie is packed full of vegetables with tons of health benefits, easy to make, well balanced and not bitter. I’m […]
January 21, 2020

Weight loss – why is it so hard?

The never desire to lose weight no matter how much or how little. It seems so elusive and difficult for so many. No matter whom I speak with, when I mention that I am studying eating disorders, someone will always say, “I need to lose weight.” What I find so […]
December 27, 2019

How to beat the holiday bloating

If you indulged in too much turkey, appetisers and Christmas pudding, your digestive system may still be suffering today. Too much of a good thing can be bad too right? Christmas lunch is the kind of lunch where we all end up unbuttoning our pants and feeling very heavy and […]
December 6, 2019

Domestic Violence and Self Esteem

If you want to create awkward silence in a crowded room, there’s no better way than to bring up domestic violence — bonus points if ist’s your own survival story. Most people are afraid to talk about it. They avoid it as if ignoring it could magically make the victims […]
July 24, 2019

Keto diet and supplements – all you need to know the good, and the bad!

I have heard so many people say – try keto! You can lose weight and eat all the junk you want! Constipation, muscle loss, headaches, kidney damage, bad breath—these are only some of the surprising and potentially dangerous side effects of the ketogenic diet. Last year I used to train […]
July 22, 2019

My intuitive eating journey

This article is written by an old friend of mine who has struggled with her weight, nutrition and health for many years. The article is not signed as she prefers to remain anonymous. The story is an inspirational one which many women can and will relate to. This story shows […]
July 18, 2019

What to eat to prevent fat gain around the belly area

Recent studies have proved that people who have a pear shape (i.e. hold fat in their thighs rather than belly) have a much lower risk for cardiovascular disease than being apple-shaped, which is when you tend to accumulate fat around your midsection.  This got many of us thinking: How do […]
April 15, 2019

Eczema …Causes and treatment

Eczema is usually itchy. For many people, the itch is usually only mild, or moderate. But in some cases it can become much worse and you might develop extremely inflamed skin. Sometimes the itch gets so bad that people scratch it until it bleeds, which can make your eczema worse. This is called the “itch-scratch cycle.”
March 29, 2019

Low sex drive in Women – what is causing it? and how to treat it!

Have you noticed your libido has decreased over the past years/months? It has been a long week, and your partner wants to have sex. You are really not into it and tell him/her you are exhausted or have a headache or aren’t feeling too well and this is why your […]
March 2, 2019

Have you put on weight? … You are too skinny you need to eat! …What is Body shaming?

How many times have you heard someone comment about someone else’s body? She is too tall, she is too thin, she is too fat, she has too many tattoos, he has too many pimples …. and the list goes on and on. Is it ok to comment about someone else’s […]
February 22, 2019
Food containing magnesium

How can low Magnesium levels affect our health?

Low magnesium levels in the body have been linked to many conditions such as obesity, migraines, osteoporosis. Read more to learn about the benefits of Magnesium
February 10, 2019

How to make my weight loss journey your success story

My story is not one of overnight success. I didn’t take a magic pill that made me lose weight immediately. I had to change my life and mindset completely – with the help of many people, who I am incredibly grateful to, I managed to lose weight and beat my […]
February 6, 2019
Trigylycerides

What are triglycerides?

Triglycerides are a type of fat found in our blood. They store unused calories and provide our body with the energy it needs.
December 19, 2018

11 tips to stay healthy this Christmas

We all love the Christmas season but it’s no secret that it is not always easy to keep healthy over the festive period. We always eat too much and many end up putting on weight, we end up over indulging in drinks: mulled wine, Christmas cocktails. eggnog, champagne the works. […]
December 11, 2018

Vichy Dercos energising anti hairloss shampoo

I am back today with a product review, Vichy Dercos Anti-Hair Loss Shampoo. I have been suffering from a hair loss problem over the past few months which I am attributing to the huge amount of stress I have been going through. This is also the time of the year […]
December 11, 2018

Self compassion and Mindfulness

Have you ever found yourself calling yourself names like ‘idiot or ‘loser’ ‘ugly’, ‘fat’, ‘stupid’? Do you ever reprimand yourself for mistakes you have made in your head continuously? Have you ever pushed your body and mind way past the point of exhaustion and hunger till you’re almost about to […]