Heart Health Matters

Today, for tomorrow

Statistics from StatsSA and the WHO Global Status Report further show that compared to Brazil, Russia, India and China, South African women have the highest incidence of heart disease and diabetes, and only Russian men rank higher than South African men for the same conditions.

With more than 61 % of South African adults overweight who are likely to be among the 6.3 million suffering from hypertension – a precursor for heart disease and other forms of serious illness – it has never been more important for South Africans to make healthy eating part of a healthy lifestyle.

What is your point of satisfaction when eating?

Most of us enjoy eating and don’t just eat to ‘still’ a hunger. There are many reasons why we enjoy our food. It may be deliciously tasty; we could have a fond childhood memory of a certain dish or find…

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Feeding picky eaters

‘Mommy, I don’t want to eat that’… have you heard this all too many times? Don’t let these remarks deter your efforts to serve healthy food to your family. As kids develop and grow, their taste buds also mature. Some…

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