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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!
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.
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.
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?
January 17, 2017

5 Tips to get back on track in 2017

Happy New Year! Seems like the perfect time for a mind-body reboot wouldn’t you say? Especially after indulging in all those holiday treats. Here are a few healthy habits to start working on in 2017.
December 21, 2016

Tips to Eat Mindfully

Mindful eating is a great tool to help with weight loss and give you an improved eating experience. You can practice mindful eating anywhere from your desk at the office to your dining room table at home.
December 16, 2016

Mindless vs. Mindful Eating

It's December! Which means it’s time to be festive and get into holiday mode… I thought a topic on this may be useful to help prevent putting on some unwanted kilos.
November 29, 2016

Weight loss and Diabetes

If you are overweight or obese and have diabetes, losing weight can help improve insulin resistance and give you better sugar control. The weight loss that will help you see a difference needs to be approximately 5 to 7 % of your actual body weight. For example, if you weigh 110 kg, you would need to lose between 5.5 – 8 kg before you see any benefits.
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