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What SA dietitians say about the planetary health diet
What SA dietitians say about the planetary health diet

For the first time in human history there is a proposal on the table that all the world's people follow the same diet...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 19 Mar 2019

Reducing salt intake can save lives. Shutterstock
Salt is bad for you: but how it affects your body is still frontier science

Research has shown that excess salt intake is harmful to people's health. It can lead to high blood pressure and increase the risk of heart disease and stroke...

By Alta Schutte & Michél Strauss 15 Mar 2019

Poorer South Africans are bombarded with fast food. Shutterstock
Local solutions can boost healthier food choices in South Africa

The crisis in health triggered by cheap food that's high in fat and sugar is now well documented...

By Karen Hofman & Safura Abdool Karim 11 Mar 2019

Sugar tax on the rise: The current global state of play
Sugar tax on the rise: The current global state of play

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's announced in his Budget Speech that the Health Promotion Levy (HPL) - aka sugar tax - will be hiked from 2,1 cents to 2,21 cents per gram of sugar per 100ml...

By Elly Irving 25 Feb 2019

Will innovative trends help to further boost SA's vitamins industry?
Will innovative trends help to further boost SA's vitamins industry?

As the lifestyle of individuals become increasingly busy, many are seeking more efficient ways to remain fit and healthy, while also boosting their energy levels...

Issued by Insight Survey 18 Feb 2019

International push to improve food safety
International push to improve food safety

Greater international cooperation is needed to prevent unsafe food from causing ill health and hampering progress towards sustainable development...

18 Feb 2019

5 ways our food supply chain will transform in 5 years
5 ways our food supply chain will transform in 5 years

IBM has revealed the five significant changes driven by innovation in science and technology that will transform every stage of the food supply chain within the next five years...

14 Feb 2019

What is a medical weight loss plan?
What is a medical weight loss plan?

Find out exactly what a medical weight loss plan is and how it is superior to other diets when it comes to your health and maintaining weight loss with the help of weight loss doctors...

Issued by Slender Wonder 11 Feb 2019

Brothers in arms for a healthier life
Brothers in arms for a healthier life

Brand brothers complete one of SA's toughest hikes after struggle with weight loss...

Issued by Slender Wonder 30 Jan 2019

Why citrus essential oil sees growing demand in food, beverage sector
Why citrus essential oil sees growing demand in food, beverage sector

According to a study by Fact.MR, citrus essential oil sales increased by over 3,000 tonnes in 2018 over 2017.

24 Jan 2019

10 biggest threats to global health
10 biggest threats to global health

The World Health Organisation's new five-year strategic plan - the 13th General Programme of Work tackles multiple global health challenges...

15 Jan 2019

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Growing demand for avocado extract to improve sales in 2019

Along with the health benefits, edible oil consumption and application in food and beverage and cosmetics industries, are just a few of the important fillips responsible for the rising consumption of avocado oil...

4 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Healthcare
#BestofBiz 2018: Healthcare

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Healthcare site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

Stress, booze and late nights pack on pounds - report
Stress, booze and late nights pack on pounds - report

Persistent stress is directly linked to overeating, lack of sleep, reduced exercising and increased alcohol intake - all contributing to weight gain, research shows...

Issued by Leap Communications 11 Dec 2018

World Diabetes Day 14 November - Preventing diabetes - key to a longer and better life
World Diabetes Day 14 November - Preventing diabetes - key to a longer and better life

The prevalence of diabetes in adults is increasing worldwide, and it is predicted that by 2040, this condition will become one of the leading causes of death in South Africa...

By Douglas Craythorne, Issued by Cipla 16 Nov 2018

How losing a small amount of weight can make a big difference to your health
How losing a small amount of weight can make a big difference to your health

Discover the ways in which even a small amount of medical weight loss can make a significant difference to the multiple health conditions associated with being overweight...

Issued by Slender Wonder 12 Nov 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

The connection between weight loss and fertility
The connection between weight loss and fertility

Multiple studies have found that there is a correlation between weight loss and fertility. But how does it work?...

Issued by Slender Wonder 19 Oct 2018

Are probiotics boosting SA's digestive health industry growth?
Are probiotics boosting SA's digestive health industry growth?

Insight Survey's latest SA Digestive Health (Probiotics) Industry Landscape Report 2018 uncovers the global and local markets based on the latest information and research...

Issued by Insight Survey 15 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Sugar Industry Regulations gazetted
Sugar Industry Regulations gazetted

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry has welcomed the gazetting of the Sugar Industry Regulations...

15 Oct 2018

Busting the breakfast myths
Busting the breakfast myths

Starting the day with a healthy breakfast is the opening act for a healthy lifestyle, and lays the foundation of our future health over the longer term...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 10 Oct 2018

CTICC hosts AI robot Miss Pepper
CTICC hosts AI robot Miss Pepper

Developed by SoftBank Robotics, Miss Pepper, who is capable of interacting with humans and can adapt her interaction according to a human's emotions, was unveiled during the three-day Biomion World Nutrition Forum 2018 conference...

8 Oct 2018

More than just a stomach bug. Photograph ee.eu/Shutterstock
Chemotherapy patients are at risk from poor food safety practices at home

While chemotherapy is a gruelling form of treatment in itself, the reduced immune system function that it causes can leave patients at risk from pathogens too. These illnesses can be contracted from a range of sources, including food...

By Ellen W Evans 4 Oct 2018

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No evidence of 'fake food', but tap water is sold as spring water, Motsoaledi says

Eight months after it began, South Africa's listeriosis outbreak - the largest the world had ever seen - is officially over...

6 Sep 2018

Innovation in food and wearables tackles pet obesity epidemic
Innovation in food and wearables tackles pet obesity epidemic

Obesity is not only a widespread problem for humans, but that 'puppy fat' your now adult pet hasn't quite shed may be cause for concern...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Aug 2018

We must ensure new food retail technologies are pathways - not barriers - to better health
We must ensure new food retail technologies are pathways - not barriers - to better health

Imagine a world where smart pantries sense when you are running out of your favourite food and order more of it, without you lifting a finger. Where intelligent robots roam your grocery store, ever at your service...

By Kathryn Backholer 11 Jul 2018

Nutrition at the centre of sustainable corporate wellness
Nutrition at the centre of sustainable corporate wellness

We're the master of our own universe at home - we are able to muster up great salads and fresh food inspired dishes; take yoga classes, mountain bike, meditate and walk the dog. But what happens when we go to work?...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 3 Jul 2018

The real secret to a healthy lifestyle? Purpose
The real secret to a healthy lifestyle? Purpose

While diet and exercise are very important, health and wellness coach Reinhard Korb believes that the one true answer to a healthy life is purpose...

Issued by Nomadic Digital 21 Jun 2018

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