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Building super kids

Building super kids

As a mom and someone focused on wellness, my primary concern is making sure that Bella is eating and living well. But the statistics are stacked against our kids, because in South Africa 14% of primary school kids are already overweight and obese. While the reasons for this are numerous, there are a few things we can do as parents, starting from our child’s next

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The no-excuses holiday exercise plan + FREE downloadable workouts

The no-excuses holiday exercise plan + FREE downloadable workouts

  With the Easter holidays coming up, I’m going to try to keep to my fitness goals while still enjoying precious time with my family. Here’s how I plan to stay fit and healthy. PSSST! You’ll find your ideal FREE take-anywhere workout routines at the bottom of this page… MY TOP TIPS FOR STAYING ON TRACK Make a plan. I love making lists – they

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I’M SAYING “NO” TO PLASTIC STRAWS

I’M SAYING “NO” TO PLASTIC STRAWS

Did you know that plastic straws are among the top 10 items found during beach clean-ups? I didn’t either, but it got me thinking about where all the plastic straws that aren’t collected end up. As an animal lover, I was horrified by a story of a sea turtle being found with a straw wedged up its nose. The researchers who found it don’t quite

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HEALTHY ALTERNATIVES TO YOUR FAVOURITE EASTER EGG

HEALTHY ALTERNATIVES TO YOUR FAVOURITE EASTER EGG

  Easter is time of indulgence, when we’re surrounded by that temptation of “just one more small Easter egg,” but this constant availability and temptation can add up to a substantial amount of extra calories over a few days. To help you keep you on track with your health journey, we’ve broken down the calories in these treats and explain how much exercise would be

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Best Genetic Testing For Medication Response

Best Genetic Testing For Medication Response

Did you know that your unique genetics determines how well or poorly your body responds to a particular medication? I didn’t know this until I discovered the mygenerx test – the best form of genetic testing for medication response in SA. How the genetic testing works The good news is that mygenerx is a simple, non-invasive DNA test that doesn’t take much time at all.

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