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January 10, 2019

Healthy Lunchbox Ideas

In my private practice, I noticed that I get quite a few questions about or ladies coming in to see me for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or you may know it as PCOS. It affects between 15-20% of women who are still within their reproductive years. This condition basically affects how a woman's ovaries work but healthier food choices and regular exercise can help improve the symptoms.
December 13, 2018

What is the best diet?

In my private practice, I noticed that I get quite a few questions about or ladies coming in to see me for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or you may know it as PCOS. It affects between 15-20% of women who are still within their reproductive years. This condition basically affects how a woman's ovaries work but healthier food choices and regular exercise can help improve the symptoms.
December 4, 2018

Eating for eye health

In my private practice, I noticed that I get quite a few questions about or ladies coming in to see me for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or you may know it as PCOS. It affects between 15-20% of women who are still within their reproductive years. This condition basically affects how a woman's ovaries work but healthier food choices and regular exercise can help improve the symptoms.
August 31, 2018

PCOS and healthy eating

In my private practice, I noticed that I get quite a few questions about or ladies coming in to see me for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or you may know it as PCOS. It affects between 15-20% of women who are still within their reproductive years. This condition basically affects how a woman's ovaries work but healthier food choices and regular exercise can help improve the symptoms.
May 17, 2018

What to eat during Ramadan?

Breaking your fast with dates is a healthy and traditional way to do so. Dates are an excellent source of fiber and nutrients but not more than 3 dates should be sufficient.
May 17, 2018

Hidden Salt

Sodium makes up the major part of table salt (sodium chloride). It is an important mineral that your body needs in order to function optimally, however too much of it can be harmful
April 17, 2018

Healthy Grocery Shopping on a Budget

We have heard many times from people that “eating healthy is expensive”. Today we are going to debunk this myth! Here are some tips that you can use on your next trip to the grocery store to get the most out of your budget.
March 14, 2018

Chronic Kidney disease (CKD)

According to the National Kidney Foundation 10% of the world population is affected by Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The leading causes of CKD are uncontrolled blood pressure and uncontrolled diabetes. If you have any of these conditions then maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure, and good blood sugar control will help to prevent the development of kidney disease
February 26, 2018

Healthy Breakfast

Since I’ve been in practice, one of the most common issues I find amongst people struggling with their weight is that they skip breakfast. It has been estimated that at least one-third of us have been skipping it!
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.
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