Category Archive: Heart Health

 ‘Forest Bathing’ Harnesses Nature to Boost Health


Research shows a simple walk in the woods can do a body — and a mind — good. On a recent morning in late July, Ben Page leads six hikers about a quarter-mile… Continue reading

15 High-Protein Breakfasts


A protein-packed morning meal can help you fill up and slim down. Here are a few ideas to start your day the right way. 1/17 Morning Power Want to start your day off… Continue reading

Surprising Ways Alcohol May Be Good for You


That glass of wine with dinner might do more for you than take the edge off a long day. Check out these possible health benefits of drinking in moderation. 1 / 9 Know… Continue reading

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