Cancer Fighting Foods


Mounting evidence shows that the foods we eat weigh heavily in the war against cancer. As researchers continue to wage war against cancer, many have begun to focus on what could be the… 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

89-Year-Old Speeds to Finish Line, Walker and All


A combination of LeBron James and Steph Curry—that’s what 89-year-old Jane Ensign said she felt like as she crossed the finish line of a 1-mile race on Memorial Day. “Everybody was cheering for… Continue reading

How to Build a Better Butt


1/23 Booty Boot Camp If you feel your “rear view” needs a makeover, the right fitness routine can help give you a lift. Can you achieve the “perfect” Brazilian beach butt seen on… Continue reading

How to Strengthen your Lower Back


Strengthening your core? Don’t forget your lower back — this super simple move can help: References: Video: http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/video/strengthen-lower-back > Image: http://www.golfchannel.com/video/gca-strengthen-your-lower-back-more-power/ >  

Are You Doing Protein Right?


Try “breakfast for dinner” — scrambled or fried eggs on whole grain toast with avocado or veggies. Photo Credit Dominique Felicity Chapman Overview Fats and carbohydrates have been demonized. But protein? Protein is… 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

18 Healthy Beers


If a cold beer is your beverage of choice, you’re not alone. According to a 2012 Gallup poll, 39 percent of Americans prefer drinking beer (thirty-five percent say they prefer wine and 22… Continue reading

21 Sit-Ups you Won’t Totally Hate


Crunches and sit-ups can be monotonous, and they probably remind you of elementary-school gym class. But they don’t have to be so boring. There are plenty of variations you can incorporate into your… 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

Tony’s Flu Treatment


I don’t take antibiotics nor any other medication for the cold or the flu. I very seldom have a cold or the flu. Should I however get a bad sore-throat or feel a… 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

7 Fundamentals of Eating for Muscle Growth


Jacob Wilson, Ph.D., CSCS states that he wants people to be more educated about what they eat. “It’s a major part of why I became a professor and researcher” he says and then… 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