Category Archive: Heart Health

Do You Know the Benefits of Walking?


Research shows you’re likely to live longer if you walk at least 5.5 miles (8.9Km) per week Walking this much at a slow pace of 2 miles per hour (3.2 Km/ hour) can… Continue reading

How to Build a Better Bowl of Oatmeal


Overview If you want a high-performance, energy-producing, cholesterol-lowering breakfast, oatmeal is tough to beat. What you consume at breakfast directly impacts how your brain functions, and unlike its counterparts in cartoon-covered boxes, oatmeal… Continue reading

Sunday Hiking and Walk-Klipriviersberg­ Nature Reserve (5K Walk; 11K and 13K Hikes) – 4 June 2017


It was a fantastic winter day in Johannesburg. Cold in the early morning 4C (39F) and it gradually warmed up to 22C (71.6F). Blue skies throughout – needless to state we all enjoyed… Continue reading

12 Reasons to Love the Mediterranean Diet


12 Reasons to Love the Mediterranean Diet 1/13 1. Surprise! No Calorie Counting You won’t need a calculator for this meal plan. Instead of adding up numbers, you swap out bad fats for… Continue reading

Vitamins and Minerals: Nutrition From A to Z


Find out which vitamins and minerals your body needs, what they do, and what foods you can eat to get them.. 1/20 Vitamin A One type comes from animal sources of food. It… Continue reading

9 Seeds You Should Be Eating


1/10 Chia Seeds Chia has come a long way since it first sprouted out of funny pottery in TV commercials. Today, these seeds are best known as a super food, and with good… Continue reading

High-Protein Diet: Benefits and Risks


Combine speedy weight loss with the satisfaction of feeling full, and it’s easy to understand why high-protein diets are popular. But, WebMD asks, is there a downside? 1/16 Too Good to Be True?… Continue reading

14 Protein-Packed Breakfasts to Power You Through the Morning


Eating breakfast gives you the energy you need to start your day and adding extra protein will help keep your appetite in check. Research shows that eating a high-protein breakfast has a greater… Continue reading

Hiking Klipriviersberg Johannesburg – Sunday Hike and Lunch 7 May 2017


We had a beautiful day in Johannesburg yesterday and to think that I got grounded due to a bad cold… The 4 Hosts were down to 2 as Niren was also not able… Continue reading

The Best Flat-Abs Moves for Men


Go from flabby to flat abs with the right moves and foods, including red meat. WebMD’s pictures show the best exercises for men who want a ripped midsection. 1/22 Train for Flat Abs:… Continue reading

Health Benefits of Coffee and Tea


Most of us like the ritual — not to mention the caffeine boost — that comes with a cup of tea or coffee. But it can be good for your health, too. 1/16… Continue reading

Charles Eugster, The Healthiest Old Person on the Planet Explains How to Stay in Shape


Charles Eugster, 96, is a runner, body-builder, public speaker, writer, rower, and wakeboarder. He also claims to be so healthy that his formerly grey pubes have turned brown again. Charles Eugster is the… Continue reading

Longevity Secrets of ‘Super Agers’: Life at 90 and Beyond


WebMD looks at characteristics that healthy 90 and 100-year-olds have in common. Super-Agers: Life at 90 and Beyond How can you attain a long, robust life? Researchers are studying the habits of 90-year-olds… Continue reading

15 Picks for Your Perfect Smoothie


1/17 Blended Bliss The perfect smoothie can satisfy your sweet tooth without a lot of calories — but with bunch of nutrients. Looking for cool ideas to throw in your blender? There are… Continue reading

How does your Diet affect your Skin?


Test your knowledge about how what you eat can affect the health of your skin. 1/8 If you eat too much sugar, you can get wrinkles It’s hard to stop the fine lines,… Continue reading