Fitness and health 30.8.2017 10:33 pm

Does your child have a stuffy nose?

Children can become irritable and experience a lot of discomfort.

Stuffy noses are very common amongst young children, especially during times of seasonal changes. Children can become irritable and experience a lot of discomfort.

Does your child have a stuffy nose?
Does your child have a stuffy nose?

Does your child have a stuffy nose?

Children can become irritable and experience a lot of discomfort.

Could chocolate fend off type 2 diabetes?
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Could chocolate fend off type 2 diabetes?

What if eating chocolate helped prevent and treat type 2 diabetes? It’s crazy enough to laugh off.
Cut down in small amounts and you could lose weight
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Cut down in small amounts and you could lose weight

Our weight is largely dependent on the number of calories that we are taking in on a daily basis.
Do you have insomnia?
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Do you have insomnia?

There are two types of insomnia namely acute and chronic insomnia.
Why eating what we shouldn’t makes it all feel better
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Why eating what we shouldn’t makes it all feel better

And why you should avoid giving a child food to cheer them up.
Q&A with Mapule Ndhlovu
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Q&A with Mapule Ndhlovu

She is known as the ‘queen on SA fitness’ on Instagram.
Meet Mapule, SA’s queen of fitness
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Meet Mapule, SA’s queen of fitness

Her journey to fitness happened by accident as she found herself without employment after completing matric.
‘Tummy fat’ is concerning factor for health
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‘Tummy fat’ is concerning factor for health

Expert says being overweight around the middle is a sign of a high risk for heart disease and diabetes.
Sugar – what you need to know
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Sugar – what you need to know

Women: 63% are overweight, the highest obesity rate in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Helen Mirren was probably right about moisturiser, it ‘does f**k all’
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Helen Mirren was probably right about moisturiser, it ‘does f**k all’

Here’s a user’s guide to looking after your skin minus all the marketing nonsense.
Could breakfast and lunch at schools reduce stunting?
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Could breakfast and lunch at schools reduce stunting?

Stunting – a condition in which children are shorter than the recommended height for their age – is a key indicator of long-term malnutrition.
Yoga reduces depression
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Yoga reduces depression

If you’re looking for a natural way to ease depression, you may want to try yoga.
Vitamin C may kill cancer cells
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Vitamin C may kill cancer cells

Vitamin C may ‘tell’ faulty stem cells in bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers.
How hunger affects the mental health of pregnant mothers
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How hunger affects the mental health of pregnant mothers

The mental health of pregnant women can be affected by a range of factors, including partner violence and unemployment.
There is a link between breast cancer risk and light exposure at night
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There is a link between breast cancer risk and light exposure at night

A new Harvard study has raised alarming questions about our modern lives.
Great exercises for burning calories
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Great exercises for burning calories

Always stop if you experience any discomfort or pain.
Health Check: Do joint and muscle aches get worse in the cold?
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Health Check: Do joint and muscle aches get worse in the cold?

Some recent studies have shown an increase in general aches and pain in older men and women.
Stay in and shape up!
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Stay in and shape up!

Train indoors for outdoor activities.
Who’s avoiding sex, and why
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Who’s avoiding sex, and why

More women than men avoid sex, but the reasons for both genders vary.
Two lung diseases killed 3.6 million in 2015: study
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Two lung diseases killed 3.6 million in 2015: study

The two most common chronic lung diseases claimed 3.6 million lives worldwide in 2015, according to a tally published Thursday in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.
6 good reasons to drink beer
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6 good reasons to drink beer

Did you know that beer can reduce your cholesterol?
Rooibos could be a relaxing cure to ‘Gupta stress’
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Rooibos could be a relaxing cure to ‘Gupta stress’

SA’s problems are apparently keeping us awake at night, but there are ways to get a better night’s sleep.
Do your children engage in sufficient exercise?
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Do your children engage in sufficient exercise?

According to MedlinePlus, ‘most children need at least an hour of physical activity every day’.
Simple ways to take care of your bones
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Simple ways to take care of your bones

Taking care of your bones can be as easy as doing the following:
Monitoring outcomes is key to improving mental health treatment in SA
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Monitoring outcomes is key to improving mental health treatment in SA

The traditional way of understanding medical treatment is that a doctor matches a particular treatment to a particular illness.

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