Fruit and veg early in life may counter heart disease — study

Eating lots of fruit and vegetables as a young adult may lower the risk of heart disease in middle age, a recent study by the American Heart Association (AAH) has found. The study, published in the AAH journal Circulation, found that people between 18 and 30...

Healthy gut critical for immunity and wellness

A healthy gut is critical for good health as it promotes normal gastrointestinal function, protects against infection, regulates metabolism and comprises over 75% of our immune system. An unhealthy lifestyle, chronic stress, excessive use of antibiotics and bad nutrition such as a diet high in sugar,...

Fasting tips for diabetics

Fasting is a relatively common practice for religious or health reasons but can be risky for diabetics in particular, if not managed correctly. Fasting entails abstaining from food or drink for a period of time. With the Muslim holy month of Ramadaan expected to start around 18...

Join the journey to great health with Marcus Rohrer Spirulina

South African consumers are being encouraged to embrace a healthy lifestyle and win prizes by signing up for a 12-week health and wellness initiative by super multi-nutrient, Marcus Rohrer Spirulina, called Viva Great Health.