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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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WHAT’S WRONG WITH A LITTLE CHOCOLATE MILK?

WHAT’S WRONG WITH A LITTLE CHOCOLATE MILK?

Chocolate milk is my weakness! It’s the perfect combination of sweet and creamy – so what’s not to love? Plus, it’s better than fizzy drinks when a sweet craving hits. Right? Well, not exactly. REASONS BEHIND CHOCOLATE MILK CRAVINGS Some old wives’ tales say that if you’re craving sweet things, and dairy in particular, you’ll have a girl, so maybe there’s some truth to it

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Your On-The-Go Booster Seat

Your On-The-Go Booster Seat

Hi moms. I don’t know about you, but when it comes to buying those big ticket items such as prams, cots and car seats or a booster seat, I am all for products that are sleek, simple and easy to use. As a busy working mom who travels a lot, it’s important to me to ensure that no matter where we are in the world,

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