Category Archive: Heart Health

14 Best Foods to Keep in your Fridge

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1/16 Plan Ahead You’re hungry and staring into your fridge, but is there anything healthy in there? Stock up on a few key staples to make sure there’s something good waiting for you.… Continue reading

Could you be Eating these Foods Wrong?

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1/15 How Matters, Too Yes, eating healthy means choosing the right foods, but that’s only part of it. For example, the skin of many fruits and veggies (or just under it) is where… Continue reading

Get the Protein You Need

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1/11 The Power of Protein Calories aren’t the only thing you need to watch as you get older. Protein is important because it helps keep your muscles strong. You need muscles for strength… Continue reading

Health Benefits of Turmeric

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1/13 Help or Hype? A relative of ginger, this vivid yellow-orange spice is common in Indian, Southeast Asian, and Middle Eastern cooking. It’s also been used as medicine in places like India for… Continue reading

15 Healthy Ways to Use Lemons and Limes

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1/16 Add a Dash of Flavor Whether you squeeze the juice into water or onto a tasty fish dish, these tangy citrus treats provide you with the same vitamins and minerals as other… Continue reading

Best and Worst Foods to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

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1/11 Diet Plays a Role Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer for both men and women. Smart food choices may help you lower your chances of getting it. Some… Continue reading

Sunday Hiking and Walk – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – 7 Jan 2018

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A Happy New Year! We had a large group – everyone braved the heat wave. The temperature reached 32C (90F)…. yes, hot!! The beacon is normally the hottest area in the nature reserve… Continue reading

Why is Flaxseed Good for Me?

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What They Are Flax, a crop cultivated since ancient times, produces fibers that are processed into linen cloth. The plant’s seeds (aka linseeds) are used as cattle feed and, when eaten regularly by… Continue reading

20 Best Muscle Building Foods

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Your ability gain muscle has as much to do with what you eat as how hard you push yourself in the gym. But if you include these foods, suggested by Dan Go, a… Continue reading

Doctors Explain How Hiking Actually Changes Our Brains

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We are all familiar with the benefits of walking and hiking: many people claim that these activities literally breathe new life into humans.  Still, you might be sort of taken aback by the… Continue reading

Foods to Help Erectile Dysfunction

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1/13 Can Food Affect Your Penis? We know pills, pumps, and surgeries work for erectile dysfunction, but what about food? Are there things you can eat that can help with ED? There are… Continue reading

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