healthy living

 
Pedal power with the people
Pedal power with the people
My main means of transport through the streets of Jo’burg is a slightly battered pink bicycle with a basket over the front wheel. The experience...
The impossible quest for purity
The impossible quest for purity
Sunday morning, church hour, and my family has absconded to grandmother’s. For 60 glorious minutes the house is mine. Against my conscience, I...
Kenyans and Ugandans need to change their ways to arrest lifestyle diseases
Kenyans and Ugandans need to change their ways to arrest lifestyle diseases
More than 90% Kenyans consume less than five servings of fruits and vegetables on most days. Nearly a quarter always add salt to their food before...
Longevity is just a few steps away
Longevity is just a few steps away
It's that time of year again: the New Year fervour has begun to wane, the spirit of resolution is becoming diluted with the realities of daily...
Long and the short of it: How Africans have shrunk
Long and the short of it: How Africans have shrunk
If South-Sudan born basketball player and political activist Manute Bol were...
Resolutions for lasting effects
Resolutions for lasting effects
If you made a New Year's resolution, the chances are you have already broken it. But do not give up so easily. Most resolutions are about trying to...
Obesity -- the silent killer
Obesity -- the silent killer
October 15 to 19 is National Obesity Week and it aims to improve awareness of obesity. The Government Employees Medical Scheme would like to...
Fit for the job
Fit for the job
There's an old Inuit saying: "You can put $150 000 worth of designer outfits on a caribou, but it's still a caribou." Today this saying can be...
Weigh-Less for the weighty
Weigh-Less for the weighty
All six women nod their heads as the coach speaks about the importance of fruit in their diets. These are township women who have discovered that...
SA goes large
SA goes large
Almost half of adult South Africans are too fat. The health risks are huge: heart-related illness, often triggered by obesity, is the second-biggest killer in the country. ...
Red Heart pill on human trial
Red Heart pill on human trial
A drug that combines four different medicines and could halve deaths from heart attacks and strokes around the globe will enter human trials this...
Black man running
Black man running
Under doctor's orders to take up exercise, Oarabile Rops Mosikare attempts a 30km charity walk in Francistown, Botswana. But he struggles to keep...

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