Rule number eight on the list of Golden Rules of the Banting diet is: “No grains of any kind”.
But did Professor Tim Noakes ever think this could lead his “followers” to an early death?
That's what a new 14-year long Harvard Health study suggests!
In fact, eating at least 33g of whole grains a day slashes your risk of dying from heart disease by 15% and protects your health. In... ››› more
The minute you smell rotten eggs you immediately know someone has let off gas near you.
But before you block your nose and run a mile, think about this: It could save your life!
No, this isn't some kind of terrible toilet humour, it's absolutely true and scientifically backed!
Read on to find out how smelly gas can protect your health and prevent dementia, heart disease, cancer and eve... ››› more
An irregular heartbeat can develop because you have high blood pressure. And it's especially common when you're exerting yourself. It doesn't have to be a full on workout though, your heart could skip a beat or two even when you're climbing one flight of stairs… But one little essential fatty acid can help control your blood pressure and keep your heart beat regular!
High blood pressure is a ... ››› more
Extreme heat isn't news if you live in the hottest places in South Africa, but for the rest of you who are used to the mild(ish) climate in Gauteng; this heat wave business is noticeable! The reasons there's warnings, is because of the affect it could have on your health. Watch out for these changes in your body because of the heat!
There’s warnings about heat waves in Gauteng this week, and ... ››› more
Flying can be stressful on your body. “When it comes to passenger safety, media interest usually focuses on the drama of air crashes. The reality is, however, that the threat lurking within the aircraft cabin is just as worrying,” reports the Daily Mail. Here are three ways to protect your health while flying…
Yesterday, United Airlines confirmed the death of a male passenger aboard a fli... ››› more
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