· The chemicals on store bought fruit and vegetables could give you type 2 diabetes
· Why pesticides lead to insulin resistance
· 3 tips to ensure you eat only genuine organic fruit and vegetables
It's something you've heard a million times: You should only eat organic fruit and vegetables because it's healthier for you.
But do you know why? Beca... ››› more
Coconuts, and more specifically their oil, have gained an amazing reputation over the past few years. And it's no wonder!
Touted as one of the healthiest foods to include in your diet thanks to its high lauric acid (a medium chain fatty acid that keeps your cholesterol levels healthy) content and impressive vitamin profile, coconut oil also has a myriad of health and wellness uses.
Thanks to... ››› more
As a South African, eating meat is in your blood. And even more so now that Tim Noakes is telling you to eat more fat!
So, at every opportunity, you're slapping a thick cut of juicy steak on the braai and devouring it with the greatest satisfaction.
But I've recently discovered it might actually be the reason South Africa is third on the list of most obese people.
You see, there's some... ››› more
I'm concerned about your health. Especially if you're following the Banting trend or you're on a very low carb diet.
What Tim Noakes and all of the other low-carb diet fanatics out there forgot to tell you is that one very important part of your body needs carbs to function properly: Your brain.
And if it doesn't get them, you're at risk of a learning disability, of losing your memory, or ... ››› more
• Coconut oil is the one saturated fat you SHOULD be eating says Dr Golding, SA's number one Natural Health Doctor
• Just don't forget to factor in the calorie content!
• Here are four easy tips to ensure using coconut oil doesn't go straight to your hips
As you know, we recently added Organic Virgin Coconut Oil to the FSPNutritionals family, and we hope you're going to start using it!
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• July 2015 Weill Cornell Medical College study confirm diabetics can eat carbs
• It's not which carbs you eat, it's how you eat them
• Use this simple meal plan today for full blood sugar control - without giving up the foods you love
As a diabetic, mealtime can be your worst nightmare.
You never know whether a single mouthful of food will send your body into complete chaos and poi... ››› more
Have you recently had surgery? Well, you're at risk of a heart attack or stroke.
In fact, a recent discovery by researchers at the Loyola University Medical Center found that 12% of all people that have surgery, suffer post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF).
POAF is a condition that causes your heart to vibrate inside your chest instead of beating properly. And that causes your blood to... ››› more
From sitting in traffic, to using chemical cleaning products and cosmetics, you expose your body to a million different types of toxins every day.
And while your body is able to fight the toxins to a certain degree, it probably needs a bit of help to do an efficient enough job.
But there's one simple way to do just that.
Read on to find out what it is…
Eating fatty fish can be jus... ››› more
You might be desperate to lose weight, be too busy at work or just have little interest in food. And it's the reason you're a frequent meal skipper.
But whatever the reason, it has the same detrimental effect on your health.
And these three health concerns are a good enough reason to stop skipping meals, right now…
No energy, low nutrition and being generally unhealthy is what comes f... ››› more
Here's one more fantastic reason to ensure you maintain a healthy body weight, warn experts at the medical journal The Lancet: It could protect you from dementia.
But here's the thing. It's not obesity that increases your risk. If you're underweight, your risk is much higher.
Here's what the experts found during their latest study…
Study finds obesity isn’t a contributor to dementia... ››› more
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