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April 17, 2018

Healthy Grocery Shopping on a Budget

We have heard many times from people that “eating healthy is expensive”. Today we are going to debunk this myth! Here are some tips that you can use on your next trip to the grocery store to get the most out of your budget.
July 13, 2017

Boosting your Iron intake

Iron deficiency anemia is a common deficiency experienced in South Africa, as well as globally. Iron is a mineral needed to make hemoglobin, which is a part of red blood cells that transports oxygen and carbon dioxide in our blood stream.
June 28, 2017

Gastric balloon: A brand new weight management program

If you are one of the thousands of people who have tried dieting the ‘traditional’ way without success, then you might require some extra help.
March 8, 2017

Breakfast and Better Learning

It is school health week (4-8 March) so I thought some nutritional tips for mothers with school going children may be useful.
February 20, 2017

10 Reasons to Visit a Registered Dietitian

Are you wanting to lose or gain weight? Are you pregnant, looking to become pregnant or just had a child? Are you caring for someone elderly and looking for ways to maintain good health?
January 17, 2017

5 Tips to get back on track in 2017

Happy New Year! Seems like the perfect time for a mind-body reboot wouldn’t you say? Especially after indulging in all those holiday treats. Here are a few healthy habits to start working on in 2017.
December 21, 2016

Tips to Eat Mindfully

Mindful eating is a great tool to help with weight loss and give you an improved eating experience. You can practice mindful eating anywhere from your desk at the office to your dining room table at home.
December 16, 2016

Mindless vs. Mindful Eating

It's December! Which means it’s time to be festive and get into holiday mode… I thought a topic on this may be useful to help prevent putting on some unwanted kilos.
November 29, 2016

Weight loss and Diabetes

If you are overweight or obese and have diabetes, losing weight can help improve insulin resistance and give you better sugar control. The weight loss that will help you see a difference needs to be approximately 5 to 7 % of your actual body weight. For example, if you weigh 110 kg, you would need to lose between 5.5 – 8 kg before you see any benefits.