Mediterranean diet best but choose purest omega 3 – health expert

A Mediterranean diet rich in omega 3 fats, fruits and vegetables combined with moderate exercise is the healthiest way to lose weight, new research shows.   A study, published in the US journal, Circulation, found that the Mediterranean diet – which is rich in omega 3 fats found in oily fish, olive oil, nuts, seeds, […]

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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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Unplanned pregnancies pose health risks – research

At least three quarters of South African pregnancies are unplanned, contributing significantly to high risks during early pregnancy, according to research.   The Foundation of Alcohol Research found in a study that 78 percent of SA pregnancies are unplanned, leading to many mothers drinking well into their first or second trimester and posing significant health […]

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