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.
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.
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!
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?
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.
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.
The word “carbs” seems to be all the rage these days. Whenever you ask someone about their latest diet, it tends to include “Well, I’ve been cutting out carbs”. But what has changed with carbs and how did they become so bad all of a sudden?