Drinking alcohol at conception shown to harm rats – new study

Drinking alcohol while pregnant can have a devastating impact on the developing baby, leading to poor cognition and behaviour. Alcohol is also known to increase the risk of miscarriages, stillbirth and other placental complications. But what if a...

Insomnia in pregnancy is common but it’s not normal. Here’s how to beat it

Many pregnant women find themselves waking up in the middle of night to go the bathroom (for the third time) or struggling to find a comfortable sleep position. Mildly disrupted sleep is common and bothersome but...

Is it safe to drink alcohol while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to drink alcohol and breastfeed? As physicians, we have always cautioned patients not to. As mothers, we look forward to the occasional glass of wine. We also know that drinking while breastfeeding remains...

The Juice Diet

Fruit and vegetable juices are a great vitality boost so if you’re planning to start a Juice Diet Plan to slim down for your next holiday or ahead of a special event, not only will you start...

Reclaim Your Waist: Diet Plan

Following the right diet plan for your body is they key to reclaiming your waist and looking and feeling your best. Dr Christiane Northrup, doctor and regular on The Oprah Show, has battled with her own...

Going Vegan Could Lead To Weight Loss

Does sticking to a vegan diet help with weight loss? A study undertaken by Harvard University suggests that people who opt for veganism have a better chance of losing more weight than their counterparts. When comparing...

The Best Low Sugar Diet

Why should we be sticking to a low sugar diet? A study released by the Human Sciences Research Council has revealed that the average South African eats 25kg of sugar a year – that’s just...

6 Smoothies To Boost Your Health

Nutritional physiologist, Rick Hay, knows how to mix a wellbeing ‘cocktail’ with benefits. So, if you’re running low on energy and need a quick boost to kickstart your day, try one of his six smoothie...

Benefits Of Being A Healthy Mom

Moms are notorious for putting everyone else first.  They often feel guilty for taking time for themselves, but the opposite is actually more beneficial.  Moms parent better when they take the time to get plenty of...

To Any Mom Who’s Ever Felt Less Than

Stay-at-home moms tend to feel like working moms are superheroes who can do it all — working an 8-hour day and then coming home and immediately making a delicious and nutritious dinner for the family...

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