South African men have made it into a top ten list around the world. But sadly, it's not something to be proud of.
It's a list of the top ten countries with the heaviest drinkers above the age of 15 and SA is number eight.
According to the World Health Organisation, 48% of South Africans above the age of 15 drink beer.
It's probably more - given our love of beers with a braai - but it'... ››› more
Most men this they're invincible.
They drive fast cars, drink however much you want and eat whatever they feel like at any given moment. They also think they don't need as much sleep as experts say they do.
But, we're telling you that they're wrong. You DO need sleep.
And while you might feel fine running on six or less hours every day, it's what's happening inside your body that's the... ››› more
You'd think you can just go through life living happy and health, where in fact everything you do when it comes to your lifestyle and your diet seems like it's out to get you.
The foods you eat and the environment you're in is completely against the health of your prostate. Not to mention what your own body seems to do to it.
As you get older, your prostate naturally enlarges and this is... ››› more
You're probably know that braaiing your steak isn't the healthiest way to eat it. This because the high temperatures cause changes in the meat that become caner-causing agents in your body. And that spells disaster for your prostate.
But there's a delicious way to fight this!
Researchers tested how using beer as a meat marinade can lower the amount of caner-causing agents in your braai me... ››› more
As you get older, you develop an enlarged prostate. The cells in your prostate simply proliferate and the gland becomes bigger. And while you might not develop any symptoms because of it, as the cells grow and multiply there's a chance they'll become cancerous.
And that's why you need to watch your diet to prevent prostate cancer!
Read on to discover one of the biggest cancer-causing culp... ››› more
Nowadays, there are a whole lot of things in your life that have the potential to cause cancer. Cancer-causing agents enter your body through the environment and through the food you eat. And while your body changes as you get older, these agents increase the risk of your enlarging prostate gland cells becoming cancerous.
Unfortunately, you can't completely avoid all cancer-causing ages, but ... ››› more
The latest in prostate cancer research shows that vitamin D plays a significant role in how prostate cancer becomes more aggressive. And black men are more susceptible to this phenomenon than their Caucasian and Asian counterparts.
Low levels of vitamin D seem to be one of the links between enlarged prostate cells becoming cancerous and also becoming more aggressive.
So how do you stop t... ››› more
The more colour you have on your plate, the healthier your diet.
But there's one colour your should aim to eat as it contains a great defence against certain types of cancers. These foods, with their bright red colour, contain lycopene, a powerful cancer-fighting agent. And studies show that prostate cancer is one of the most reactive to lycopene. One of these deep red foods is watermelon…
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Just by changing your diet and eating the right foods you can protect the health of your prostate. Your prostate needs nutrients too so it can function like it should! And one of the most important nutrients it needs is zinc. Read on to discover the best zinc-containing foods that'll help you protect your manhood.
Newly discovered sec... ››› more
One in six men get prostate cancer in their lifetime. And when they do, mainstream medicine has until now offered them two forms of prostate cancer treatment: Surgery to remove the prostate and radiation to kill cancer cells. But recently, scientists have developed a new drug they're claiming could stop prostate cancer in its tracks. But this treatment seems to put the cart before the horse…
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