As this week (12-16 February) is world Pregnancy week, we thought we would look at important nutritional tips for pregnant moms. During pregnancy, what you eat is vitally important for your health and the health of your baby.
With Valentines day around the corner, all the focus is on hearts. When we speak about heart health, the word cholesterol is always at the forefront of the conversation. This article will equip you with a better understanding on cholesterol and how to keep your heart healthy with a different kind of L.O.V.E.
Have you noticed that more and more people are complaining about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? This may be because 1 in 10 people have abdominal pain, bloating and a change in bowel habit, leading to them being diagnosed with IBS.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that is caused by a hormonal imbalance and is one of the syndromes where the benefits of weight management, diet and exercise are clearly evident. These three interventions are used to great effect in minimizing the symptoms that one may experience.
IBS is a disease which interferes with normal functions of the large intestines (colon). The cause is unknown however stress and a poor diet may worsen symptoms. It is important to remember that there is no “one size fits all” approach to treating IBS.
Cardiovascular disease is the 2nd leading cause of death in South Africa (following HIV/AIDS). Although this is a major problem in our country, the good is that 80% of CVD can be prevented by living a healthy lifestyle.