The truth about low-fat dairy products vs. full-fat dairy products

The era of fixing low-fat foods is over as more and more healthcare professionals are advising that healthy fats in foods like olive oil, nuts, seeds and avocados are good for you. But the jury is still out on dairy. Organizations like the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics still recommend sticking to fat-free or low-fat … Read more

Virgin Active plans flexible rates and online offers to combat work-from-home trends

Virgin Active says its South African clubs are showing good traction to restore membership after restrictions around capacity were lifted, in line with closing regulations in February 2022. Since the easing of coronavirus restrictions and the removal of capacity restrictions in the first quarter of 2022, Virgin Active South Africa said its sales have recovered … Read more

Vitamins and supplements are a waste of money for most Americans

Because of the allure of multivitamins and nutritional supplements that fill nutritional gaps in their diet, in 2021 people in the United States spent nearly $50 billion on vitamins and supplements. But Northwestern Medicine scientists say vitamins for Americans who aren’t pregnant, or otherwise healthy, are a waste of money because there isn’t enough evidence … Read more

Here’s how to start exercising again after a break

Here’s a little secret about being a personal trainer: though Fitness Being at the center of my world, I’m a rather modest physical specimen. I’m not particularly strong, nor exceptionally fast, nor am I genetically gifted in any way. In fact, I’m not even who – which Hard worker in the gym. One thing I, … Read more

Strategies to bridge the huge gap –

Health insurance is necessary to reduce the financial burden of purchasing health care by pooling funds and sharing the risks of unexpected health events. Risk-sharing mechanisms are particularly important in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) where most countries allocate insufficient resources to health care and most health care, including medicines, is out-of-pocket funded. In Africa, 27 out … Read more

Never take this after the age of 50, experts warned – don’t eat this

age Important when it comes to taking certain medications and Supplements. according to US Food and Drug Administration “As you age, physical changes can affect the way medications are absorbed and used. For example, changes in your digestive system can affect how quickly medications enter your bloodstream. Changes in body weight can affect how much … Read more