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February 13, 2018
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Common Complaints during Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a wonderful time that should be celebrated. Some women (we’ll call them the lucky ones) are blessed with thick shiny hair, strong nails and beautiful glowing skin, but for some that pregnancy glow can be overshadowed by a few pesky symptoms such as heartburn, nausea and vomiting.
January 16, 2018

Top 5 Celeb Diets to avoid in 2018

Lately it is clear to see the increase in people’s interest when it comes to healthy lifestyles, food and fitness. This makes a dietitian very excited, but not so much when many influential figures promote fad diets that claim to be the secret to the newer healthier more attractive you.
January 11, 2018

Get into gear in 2018

2018 is upon us and after what I’m sure was an amazing festive season it’s time to get back into gear when it comes to our health. Here are some simple tips to help get you motivated and ready to be healthy in 2018!
December 13, 2017

Healthy eating during the holidays

Todays blog is all about healthy eating over the holidays.
November 22, 2017

Fruit and Diabetes

We have all heard it before.  A person diagnosed with diabetes that says “someone” told them that they are no longer allowed to have fruit because they have diabetes and it is too sweet.  But is this really the case?
November 14, 2017

Diabetes awareness – 10 tips for a balanced diet

Up to 70% of cases of type 2 diabetes could be prevented through the adoption of a healthy lifestyle. Working with a dietitian will help you identify the changes you need to make to your diet to achieve this.
August 23, 2017

Menopause: Can diet help with this?

Menopause is a time in a women’s lie when periods stop. This usually happens between the ages of 45-55 years. Other than loss of fertility, physical changes may happen including...
July 13, 2017

Boosting your Iron intake

Iron deficiency anemia is a common deficiency experienced in South Africa, as well as globally. Iron is a mineral needed to make hemoglobin, which is a part of red blood cells that transports oxygen and carbon dioxide in our blood stream.
June 28, 2017

Gastric balloon: A brand new weight management program

If you are one of the thousands of people who have tried dieting the ‘traditional’ way without success, then you might require some extra help.
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