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...

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...

Are all sweeteners safe during pregnancy?

It’s well known that excess sugar is bad for your health, and contrary to popular belief most sweeteners have been deemed safe for pregnancy by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US, yet...

Choosing a new home

You did it! You have enough money to buy a new home for your little family. You are ready and enthusiastic but how will you choose the best one? Becoming landlords is a major step in...

Dos and don’ts of a new partner

  Your new partner is now boyfriend or girlfriend material. Now that this is out of the way, how will you slowly incorporate them into your child's life? Everyone agrees, children must be happy in this new union....

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