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.

Summer braais – the healthy way

Homemade is best – that was last month’s theme. For the holiday weeks, the same applies, especially with all the summer braais we South Africans love. To ensure your braai is a heart healthy meal, you just need to make…

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