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Over the last few column’s I have been chatting about budgeting, cost-effective meals, saving money on groceries etc. As you can see I am concentrating on food and meals quite a bit as I think that is the part of the budget that you can “play around with” in terms of trying to save money, unlike other expenses such as housing and schooling which is a fixed expense. You Can See Me, You Got This, Mental Health And Wellbeing, Today Tips, Fruits And Veggies, Health And Nutrition, Parenting Advice, Healthy Habits, Keep It Cleaner

Tips to get your ingredients to last longer

Over the last few column’s I have been chatting about budgeting, cost-effective meals, saving money on groceries etc. As you can see I am concentrating on food and meals quite a bit as I think that is the part of the budget that you can “play around with” in terms of trying to save money, unlike other expenses such as housing and schooling which is a fixed expense.

If you follow me on social media you would have noticed me going on a lot about face masks recently. It’s very important for the public to know how to use them correctly because otherwise it’s such a wasted effort.

Face masks in children: how safe are they?

If you follow me on social media you would have noticed me going on a lot about face masks recently. It’s very important for the public to know how to use them correctly because otherwise it’s such a wasted effort.

Covid-19 has had devastating effects on the people of South Africa and the world over. As the rate of infection continues to skyrocket, especially in our urban centres, people are starting to grow more fearful of what the future holds.

Mental strength when you need it

Covid-19 has had devastating effects on the people of South Africa and the world over. As the rate of infection continues to skyrocket, especially in our urban centres, people are starting to grow more fearful of what the future holds.

Winter is an incredibly beautiful season. Apart from the inconvenience that the seasonal weather can bring, in a country where drinking water is often scarce, the rain is always welcome!

Tips for keeping coughs and colds away

Winter is an incredibly beautiful season. Apart from the inconvenience that the seasonal weather can bring, in a country where drinking water is often scarce, the rain is always welcome!

Eating a whole foods plant based diet instead of just a plant based diet can make a whole world of difference to your health. I have seen it said many times by converts that their health didn't take the amazing turn for the better that they wanted it to UNTIL they started eating a lot more whole foods in their diet. Check out in this post the foods that are considered whole foods and the extra benefits they have in terms of weight, energy and your skin.  #wholefoodsplantbaseddiet… Whole Foods, Whole Food Recipes, Diet Recipes, Vegan Recipes, Fitness Workouts, Just Falafel, Superfoods, Homemade Iced Tea, Healthy Snacks

What is a Whole Food Plant Based Diet and its Benefits?

Eating a whole foods plant based diet instead of just a plant based diet can make a whole world of difference to your health. I have seen it said many times by converts that their health didn't take the amazing turn for the better that they wanted it to UNTIL they started eating a lot more whole foods in their diet. Check out in this post the foods that are considered whole foods and the extra benefits they have in terms of weight, energy and your skin. #wholefoodsplantbaseddiet…

Did you know the type of training that works best for you and is actually more effective is all in your unique DNA. Modern technology now enables us to look at markers such as your power and endurance potential, response to strength training, and many other factors, all of which would be taken into consideration when calculating your results. Knowing what exercises get your body working at optimum performance levels means you won't be wasting your time on workouts not right for you. #fitness Plant Based Nutrition, Health And Nutrition, Health Tips, Health Fitness, Fitness Workout For Women, Fitness Tips, Fitness Exercises, Workouts, Dna Testing Kits

DNA Testing for Fitness – How, Why, and Does it Work?

Did you know the type of training that works best for you and is actually more effective is all in your unique DNA. Modern technology now enables us to look at markers such as your power and endurance potential, response to strength training, and many other factors, all of which would be taken into consideration when calculating your results. Knowing what exercises get your body working at optimum performance levels means you won't be wasting your time on workouts not right for you. #fitness

Learn how to burn stomach fat in 10 VERY easy daily steps - Apply these to your life & watch the excess pounds melt away whilst also feeling amazing. Burn Stomach Fat, Burn Belly Fat, Lose Weight Naturally, How To Lose Weight Fast, Losing Weight Tips, Weight Loss Tips, Natural Diet Pills, Get Healthy, Healthy Habits

How to Burn Stomach Fat In 10 VERY Easy Daily Steps

Summer is just around the corner and we all want to look FAB right? Looking slim and sexy, but still healthy, is never going to go out of style and with these 10 great tips you can expect exactly those results fast. Looking amazing is about nutrition; you can't fake the type of glow you get from a body that is brimming with health and vitality from the inside out, and I will show you how to do just that with this post. #blastbellyfat #howtolosebellyfat #burnbellyfat

Nuts are nutrient-dense foods that come with unsaturated fats and bioactive compounds. Here are the health benefits of eating nuts. #Nuts #Health #HealthBenefitsNuts #Almonds #PecanNuts #CashewNuts #Walnuts

8 Surprising Health Benefits of Eating Nuts

Nuts are nutrient-dense foods that come with unsaturated fats and bioactive compounds. Here are the health benefits of eating nuts. #Nuts #Health #HealthBenefitsNuts #Almonds #PecanNuts #CashewNuts #Walnuts

The outbreak of the global coronavirus pandemic earlier this year had caused much anxiety and uncertainty for many. It has been a roller-coaster of emotions for parents since lockdown started and the decision to implement home-schooling either by distant-learning or privately was something no parent was prepared for. The pandemic shifted the roles and responsibilities of parents alike, adding “home-school teacher” to the already long list of roles.

Boosting the immune system during the pandemic

The outbreak of the global coronavirus pandemic earlier this year had caused much anxiety and uncertainty for many. It has been a roller-coaster of emotions for parents since lockdown started and the decision to implement home-schooling either by distant-learning or privately was something no parent was prepared for. The pandemic shifted the roles and responsibilities of parents alike, adding “home-school teacher” to the already long list of roles.

Jaundice is a yellow discolouration of a baby’s eyes and skin and is fairly common in newborn babies. Although it may be alarming to you to see your newborn baby with a slightly yellowish tint, thankfully, most cases of jaundice are considered normal and will go away on their own. You may be wondering why your baby may be born with this condition, or what treatments are available if your little-one has jaundice – read on, we outline the causes and common treatments thereof.

Neonatal jaundice, what is it and what happens if my baby is born with it?

Jaundice is a yellow discolouration of a baby’s eyes and skin and is fairly common in newborn babies. Although it may be alarming to you to see your newborn baby with a slightly yellowish tint, thankfully, most cases of jaundice are considered normal and will go away on their own. You may be wondering why your baby may be born with this condition, or what treatments are available if your little-one has jaundice – read on, we outline the causes and common treatments thereof.

We don’t often relate bad eating to bad sleeping when it comes to toddlers (12 – 36 months). This is a considered a baby issue, yet it can have a major impact toddlers, and can often lead to very bad habits that are difficult to change.

When nutrition affects toddler sleep

We don’t often relate bad eating to bad sleeping when it comes to toddlers (12 – 36 months). This is a considered a baby issue, yet it can have a major impact toddlers, and can often lead to very bad habits that are difficult to change.

Gestational hypertension is high blood pressure (the pressure of your blood on the walls of your blood vessels) during the later part of pregnancy, as opposed to chronic hypertension which is high blood pressure outside of pregnancy. Hypertension affects about 6 – 8 % of pregnant women, and unfortunately can negatively affect you and your baby.

Gestational hypertension, what is it and how can I avoid it?

Gestational hypertension is high blood pressure (the pressure of your blood on the walls of your blood vessels) during the later part of pregnancy, as opposed to chronic hypertension which is high blood pressure outside of pregnancy. Hypertension affects about 6 – 8 % of pregnant women, and unfortunately can negatively affect you and your baby.

Our bodies need “fuel” for every organ, and the brain is no exception. Giving our brains the right food can aid concentration and memory greatly, both of which are necessary for studying and completing tasks and assignments. In today’s article, we discuss five of the best foods and drinks for boosting brain function.

Five brain-boosting foods and drinks

Our bodies need “fuel” for every organ, and the brain is no exception. Giving our brains the right food can aid concentration and memory greatly, both of which are necessary for studying and completing tasks and assignments. In today’s article, we discuss five of the best foods and drinks for boosting brain function.

A happy immune system is an important component of wellness. In light of the recent flu outbreak associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the task associated with supporting immune health has become increasingly significant. Avoiding illness is not always possible, but there are several steps one could put in place to support immune health and reduce the risk of getting sick, as well as minimise duration and complications if they do.

COVID-19 Immune Boosting Claims Debunked

A happy immune system is an important component of wellness. In light of the recent flu outbreak associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the task associated with supporting immune health has become increasingly significant. Avoiding illness is not always possible, but there are several steps one could put in place to support immune health and reduce the risk of getting sick, as well as minimise duration and complications if they do.

Babies and toddlers love exploring – with their hands and their mouths.

Grapes PLUS 8 other things your toddler can choke on

Babies and toddlers love exploring – with their hands and their mouths.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women but there's something you can do to stay on top of your odds of developing this cancer that kills 40,000 women a year in the U.S. Self exams are an easy to do and useful tool for the early detection of unusual lumps and bumps. Save My Life, Work From Home Moms, Breast Cancer Awareness, Need To Know, Self, Blog, Blogging

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need To Know

October If you haven't heard, October isn't just about Halloween and Trick-or-Treating. October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month and has …