Wouldn't it be great if you could reset and speed up your metabolism to turn into a lean, mean calorie-burning machine in just one day? Well, you can!
For a long time, the media has been punting all the ways to strengthen your willpower, lose weight and get in tip-top shape in the fastest possible way. While it sometimes works for some people, the downside to it is that the results are only tem... ››› more
Do you find that you're constantly clearing your throat throughout the day? To some degree, it's totally normal. I mean, a lot happens in your throat - you breathe, drink and eat through it.
But constantly clearing your throat for months on end can be the sign of something more serious. When things go wrong in your throat, they can have deadly consequences!
According to the Nation... ››› more
Your skin is one seriously busy organ! Think about it - it almost 60% of what you put on it. And while there are lots of facial products on the market that pack questionable ingredients, I'd rather you switch your body products first…
It all comes down to this - if you're trying to reduce the number of chemicals you're exposing yourself (and your family to), the best way to do it is by starti... ››› more
The weather is warming up here in Joburg, so it's important that you start upping your water intake to stay hydrated. If you always forget to drink water throughout the day, you'll be glad to know that I've found a delicious summer drink recipe that will ensure you never forget to drink enough water again!
Made with cucumber, lemon slices, berries and fresh mint, this cooling and refreshing dri... ››› more
The flowers are blooming, the trees are budding, the temperature is warming up and the animals are coming out to play... spring is here! So it's time you start paying attention to how much water you drink on a daily basis to ensure your body stays replenished in the heat.
Water is the one nutrient that you can't survive without for more than a couple of days. So you can bet that there's science... ››› more
Feeling thirsty is your body's way of telling you that you're already dehydrated. Dehydration occurs when the amount of water leaving your body exceeds the amount of water you take in - and it's one of the main causes of weight gain!
But that's not all - dehydration does more than affect your ability to burn fat and slow down your metabolism…
Read on for ten other things that happen to you... ››› more
For if you didn't already know, coconut water isn't only an incredibly popular thirst-quencher, but it packs quite the nutritional punch as well.
On that note, here are seven little-known coconut water nutrition facts and how they can benefit your health. Prepare to be amazed!
Seven little-known health benefits of coconut water
#1: Coconut water is mostly water, so it's super-hydrat... ››› more
The summer season provides plenty of excuses for loosening the reins on exercise and healthy eating ... and along with them, the waistbands of your favourite pants.
But while you may have cut yourself some slack during warmer days, the first hint of autumn often inspires you to get back on track ... am I right?
Now, with colder weather approaching, it's time to renew your intention for self... ››› more
Your body is similar to laptops, cars and even relationships in a sense that when things go awry, it generally doesn't just shut down without warning. Instead, it sends you subtle signals to let you know that something isn't right. The tricky part is interpreting those signals, which, like any skill, takes time and practise to perfect.
Read on to find out how to identify six of the most common ... ››› more
If you've ever seen a dermatologist for acne, rosacea, or any kind of inflammation, really, you've probably heard this advice before: Stop drinking coffee!
I've encountered those words many times, but never acted on them. Until recently, that is, when my curiosity (and quest for better skin) finally overtook my caffeine addiction.
I went coffee-free for four weeks and lived to tell the tale ... ››› more
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