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Green tea trends in top 10 superfoods

US dieticians have placed green tea among the top 10 superfood trends for 2017, just months after South African scientists announced they had developed arguably the world’s most potent and effective green tea extract.   A survey of 1 700 US dieticians on food trends in 2017 showed that seeds, avocado and nuts are still […]

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Almost half of SA women are obese – study

South African women have the highest obesity rate (42%) in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a recent study.   About 14% of men and almost nine percent of SA children are also considered obese, the study shows.   Topping the list of obese nations is Egypt at 35%, while the lowest rates are in Bangladesh and […]

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Green tea boosts memory and weight loss – study

A recent study has found that green tea may help improve memory and fight obesity.   The Chinese study published in The FASEB Journal, found that the cancer-fighting and most biologically active component in green tea, epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), may help improve cognitive impairment and support weight loss by alleviating high-fat and high-fructose induced insulin resistance. […]

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Detox daily to avoid unhealthy annual

Eating a well-balanced, nutrition-rich diet consistently and pursuing a healthy lifestyle will eliminate the need to detox or purge after the holidays, according to a leading nutritional expert.   Vanessa Ascencao says consistent healthy eating will also lead to weight loss which will in turn help counter diabetes, heart disease and various other illnesses.   […]

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