Gout – Stop the suffering

Gout, a painful form of arthritis, has long been associated with overindulgence in meat, seafood and alcohol. As a result, gout treatment used to include severe dietary restrictions, which made the gout diet hard to stick to. Fortunately, a very simple supplement to counteract the dreadful symptoms of gout proved to work miracles and it…

Drink Yourself Skinny

Why are meal replacements so popular?  The most common reason people use meal replacement shakes and bars for weight loss is because they are: Simple and easy to use Convenient Effortless – no planning required Relatively inexpensive Available in a range of flavour options for variety Effective (more on this later) Basically, meal replacements are…

21 Tips to Lose Weight without Dieting

1.Time Your Meals Set a timer for 20 minutes and reinvent yourself as a slow eater. This is one of the top ways for slimming down without a complicated diet plan. Savor each bite and make it last until the bell  chimes. Paced meals offer greater pleasure from smaller portions and trigger the body’s fullness  hormones.…

Top 10 Energy Boosting Nutrition Strategies

Boost your energy There is an energy crisis in South Africa—and I am not talking about natural resources. We all want to feel alert, well-rested, and energetic, but for many of us this is more of a dream than reality. As busy and productive people with over-scheduled, stressful lifestyles (sometimes combined with little quality sleep and…

Weight Loss to Prevent Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes and Pre-diabetes Type 2 diabetes is a disorder that affects the way the body uses digested food for growth and energy. Normally, the food one eats is broken down into glucose, a form of sugar. The glucose then passes into the bloodstream, where it is used by the cells for growth and…

Signs and Symptoms of Poor Blood Circulation

Low blood circulation can occur due to several different underlying conditions, the most common of which are atherosclerosis, or “hardening of the arteries”; and peripheral artery disease, or PAD. You’ll likely experience certain typical signs and symptoms associated with poor blood circulation, which usually occur in your arms, legs, hands and feet. If you experience…