Category Archive: Heart Health

Sunday Hiking and Walk – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – 3 Dec 2017

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The rain stopped at around 7am and by 8 o’clock, Johannesburg had beautiful blue skies. Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve is a lush green landscape due to the good rains of the past few days.… Continue reading

Health Benefits of Garlic

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How much do you know about Garlic? Is garlic an herb? This flavor powerhouse is a veggie related to leeks, onions, and shallots. It comes from a plant in the lily family, and… Continue reading

Rowing for Health and Fitness

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Rowing demands the whole body… Rowing is one of the most efficient sports for health and fitness.

Sunday Hiking and Walk – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – 1 Oct 2017

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We had pleasant hiking weather, very nice people in the 3 groups (5K walk, 11K and 13K hikes) and a great workout – we met friends and made new friendships. Thanks to all… Continue reading

Is that Ripe? A Guide to choosing Fruit

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You probably have your ways of testing fruit ripeness. Do they work? Find out the best way to tell if your fruit is ripe. 1/16 Cantaloupe A few days at room temperature is… Continue reading

12 Life Secrets From People Who Have Lived the Longest

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In early 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Americans are living longer than ever, with life expectancies continuing to increase annually. The news is good across the board, with… Continue reading

7 Good Reasons Why Avocados Are Healthy

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Why are Avocados Healthy? – Fiber, Omega-9, Phytosterols, Antioxidants and Much More Learn about the fiber in avocados, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, rich vitamin content and other nutrients that make avocado so good… Continue reading

Benefits of Hemp

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Q: Are hemp protein and hemp seeds really that nutritious? See how just a little bit of this seed can be a powerhouse for your muscles This cousin to cannabis can get you… Continue reading

Hemp Seeds Add Crunch and Nutrients

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Hemp seeds add crunch and nutrition to many dishes. Don’t worry, no THC. What They Are Hemp seeds — sometimes called “hemp hearts” — are sprinkled on foods, pressed for oil, ground into… Continue reading

Eating for a Long Life

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See how you can live longer and live healthier. Foods like berries, olive oil, and nuts can help with your longevity. 1/13 Antioxidants and Aging Eat foods rich in antioxidants to help fight… Continue reading

21 Foods to Always Buy Organic (Even If You’re On a Budget!)

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Because organic typically costs more than conventional, not everyone can afford to go organic all of the time. So when is it worth the spend? The second you step foot in the grocery… Continue reading

 ‘Forest Bathing’ Harnesses Nature to Boost Health

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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