Tag: cholesterol
 
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HEALTH! COCONUT OIL AND ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

  

By Sally-Ann Creed

 

 

Is it just me or does it seem that this horrid disease is relentlessly taking more and more of our elderly loved ones captive, and even the not so elderly ones? As we stand by helplessly, we’re told nothing can help stop this dread disease, so we allow our beloved family members to be drugged and eventually left to stare into space living out their days in a world where they remember nobody, and cannot do anything but wait for death. Is that any way to leave a loved one if there is just maybe, something we can do to help?  

 

 

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HEALTH! HEART  ZONE

 

With the South African Heart & Stroke Foundation

 

 

We all take our health for granted sometimes, but did you know that by listening to some of the signs that your body is giving you, it could end up saving your life?

 

Shân Biesman-Simons of the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Director for Nutrition and Education, tells us about fats and how they are also necessary for regulating the body’s metabolism. 

 

 

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HEALTH! RED MEAT - GOOD OR BAD?

 

By Sally-Ann Creed

 

 

Sally-Ann Creed explains, "There’s quite a debate raging right now – and Prof Tim Noakes has leapt into the fray like a knight in shining armour for ‘the cause’. Anyone following his story will tell you he has dumped the carbs and gone gung-ho on the protein and fat – and he’s a changed, healthier man for it! Well done, Tim!! Meat and healthy fats are NOT the enemy! 

 

 

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HEALTH! THE FAT TRUTH

 

By Sally-Ann Creed

 

Here she discusses the no fat story and tells us to remember there is no such thing as a healthy fat-free diet. Fat is essential for good health. So do not exclude it entirely. 

 

 

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HEALTH! THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT CHOLESTEROL

 

By Sally-Ann Creed

 

The Good News about Cholesterol is the latest news that is required reading and pass it on to your nearest and dearest! Sally Ann Creed is a qualified Clinical Nutritionist, serving on the Board of Experts of the South African Journal of Natural Medicine and awarded as SA’s Most Influencial Women in Business and Government in 2009 and 2010 for her contribution to health. 

 

 

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HEALTH! YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM BOOSTED

 

By Mary-Ann Shearer

 

Mary-Ann Shearer tells us how she goes about invigorating the immune system, so vital to us all when the seasons change. We can be feasting on an abundance of food and yet suffer from malnutrition if our diet lacks the nutrients required for healthy cell development or contains artificial ingredients which cannot be processed by ourselves. 

 

 

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SEE! AN ABOUT TURN ON EGGS

 


 

The only health risk associated with egg consumption is when there are insufficient eggs in the diet. 

 

 

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HEALTH! STROKE - ACT FAST AND SAVE A LIFE

 

By Erika Ketterer

 

The Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa (HSFSA) is calling for immediate action by all South Africans to be aware and act fast when it comes to stroke. Stroke is the third biggest cause of death in our country and is a leading cause of adult disability. 

 

 

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HEALTH! NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OLIVE OIL

 

With Linda Costa and Sandra van Schaik

 

 

Extra virgin olive oil can be classified as either delicate, medium fruity or intensely fruity. These are best used with dishes of similar intensity for maximal synergy. 

 

 

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EGGS - THE VITAL FACTS

 

With Madeleine de Villiers

 

Madeleine de Villiers, Dietician of the Health Professions Council of South Africa, tells us that there is no connection between eggs and the incidence of Coronary Heart Disease and strokes after the most exhaustive studies were done over a period of 25 years. The findings are important and illuminating for those that are denying themselves both vital nutrition as well as the pleasure of eggs in their diet.

 

 

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