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...

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...

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...

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...

14 unmistakable pregnancy signs

14 unmistakable pregnancy signs Do you think you might be pregnant but you’re not 100% sure? If you relate to these 14 signs, you should definitely head to your local pharmacy to buy that pregnancy test...

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....

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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