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March 20, 2017

Tips to Eat Right with Less Salt

Most South Africans are getting too much sodium from the foods they eat. If you are not already aware, the sodium found in salt (sodium chloride) plays a role in hypertension or high blood pressure. The current dietary guidelines suggest that adults and children 14 years and older need to have less than 2300 milligrams of sodium a day. Adults with hypertension need to reduce it further to 1500 milligrams a day as it may help to lower blood pressure.
March 8, 2017

Breakfast and Better Learning

It is school health week (4-8 March) so I thought some nutritional tips for mothers with school going children may be useful.
February 20, 2017

10 Reasons to Visit a Registered Dietitian

Are you wanting to lose or gain weight? Are you pregnant, looking to become pregnant or just had a child? Are you caring for someone elderly and looking for ways to maintain good health?
February 13, 2017

Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

Keeping a healthy lifestyle throughout, as well as before and after, is vital for both mother and baby. Key aspects of a successful pregnancy including eating a healthy balanced diet
February 3, 2017

Dietary Tips to Prevent Cancer

World Cancer Day takes place on the 4th of February every year. It aims to unite the world’s population in the fight against cancer.
January 30, 2017

DNA Diet

You are an individual, and your health and nutrition requirements are unique. By using the science of genetics, you can personalize your diet, supplement and lifestyle strategies to optimize your health and well-being.
November 2, 2016

Metabolism and Nutrition

Nothing is more frustrating than seeing someone eat piles of food like a growing child and not gain a kilogram, whereas you treat yourself to a tiny indulgence and it shows up on the scale.