Creative Lunchbox Ideas

How many times have you been confronted by a lunchbox that needs to be filled, and wondered what on earth to put into it? Or, worse still, one that comes back and has hardly been touched?  Most children leave home early in the morning and only return in the afternoon,...

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Dieticians Week 2018

When asking individuals, what words or phrases they most readily associate dieticians with, the answers are usually "weight loss", "healthy eating", "vegetarian", or even "salad". What most of the general public is not aware of, is that dieticians can do some much...

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The Pro’s and Cons of Chocolate

Chocolate for Valentine's Day It is that time of the year again where chocolate is being given as a romantic gesture and not a sinful indulgence that has to sometimes be taken in secret. I do find it strange that people can speak so highly of chocolate on this day and...

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Hypertension

South Africa has the highest rate of high blood pressure reported among people aged 50 and over for any country in the world, at any time in history. It is estimated that 6.3 million people in South Africa are living with high blood pressure.

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