5 Redes Hoekom Ons Gewig Optel

5 Reasons Why We Gain Weight

  For the most part, we gain weight because we consume more calories than we burn. But extra calories are not the only cause of weight gain… Let’s take a look at 5 other reasons for weight gain that we never even though of… Lack of Sleep When you are not sleeping well at night,…

6 Stappe om Bloedsuiker te Balanseer

What’s in your shopping bag?

Nutrition secrets hidden in your daily shopping bags   You know you need to eat healthy food, but what is healthy food? More importantly, what is unhealthy food? These days there are so many different products to choose from, each claiming to be better or healthier than the next. So how can you make sure…

Uncontrolled Diabetes: a Risky Business

4 Common Dangers of Uncontrolled Diabetes

Diabetes should not be taken lightly. It is, in fact, extremely dangerous. This might seem like a bold statement, but uncontrolled diabetes can cause serious problems. It can range from something as small as constantly feeling thirsty, all the way to kidney failure. Eye Problems Diabetes is the leading cause of new blindness among adults.…

3 Reasons Why Carbohydrates Make You Fat

3 Reasons Carbohydrates Are Making Us Fat

The common misconception that “fat makes you fat” has been well-proven to not be entirely true. Instead, research has shown that the real culprit behind weight-gain is carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are found in many of the foods that we eat on a daily basis. Carbs are found in all kinds of food that range from cereals,…

5 Weight Loss Myths Busted

Vyf Mites oor Gewigsverlies

Dit voel of ons bombardeer word met nuwe dieet foefies bykans elke week, maar wat werk regtig? Daar is soveel bespiegelings wanneer dit by dieet kom, dat dit erg verwarrend kan word.  Daar is soveel algemene wanopvattings, maar hier is ‘n paar mites en die waarhede daaragter.   Mite 1 – Foefie dieete help jou…

6 Fruits for Fighting Diabetes

6 Fruits for Fighting Diabetes

  For a person struggling with diabetes, the number one goal is to get it under control. If not, it can hold some serious health risks. Knowing the signs and being able to identify diabetes as soon as possible is the first step to winning the battle. Common symptoms include constant thirst, fatigue, need to…

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Is jy ‘n Appel of ‘n Peer?

Alhoewel ons nie almal “in shape” is nie, het ons almal wel ‘n vorm. Maar watter vorm, watter fatsoen is jy? En hoekom maak dit saak? Die vroulike liggaamsvorm kan gekalsifiseer word in vele vorms wat, piesang, appel, peer en uurglas insluit. Wanneer dit kom by gewigstoename en vorm verander is dit moontlik dat jou borste…

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4 Wenke vir ‘n Gesonde Braaidag

Vir Suid-Afrikaners is braai deel van ons erfenis en ‘n samekoms van vriende en familie wat vir meer as net baie jare saam met ons kom. Dit is soo aangenaam maar nie altyd soo gesond nie. ‘n Biefstuk of lam tjoppie op sy eie is as sulks nie te ongesond vir jou dieet nie, ongelukkig…