South Africa has the highest overweight and obesity rate in sub-Saharan Africa. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, in South Africa 3.91 million school children will be overweight or obese by 2025 if child obesity continues to rise at the current rate.
Health & Wellness
Whether or not your child should see a gynaecologist is always a difficult question for mothers to answer when their girl child (prepubertal) experiences any gynaecological health issues or is being affected by itching or burning. What should your first course of action be?
Is 30 approaching way too fast for you? Calm down, you’re not the only one who’s still trying to figure things out. Allow us to help. See our list of goals that you should try to aim for while still in your 20s, they will make your life significantly richer!
The smallest irritation can cause sensitive skin to flare up, but before you run to the pharmacy for an ointment of sorts, try some aloe vera.
Packaged and processed foods get many families through the day; they’re portable, stay fresh for long and they’re convenient. But what exactly are they doing to your child’s health?
Globally, 250 million people may be at risk for life-threatening allergic reactions.
South Africa has one of the highest prevalence rates of allergic disorders in the developing world and we are fast catching up to developed countries such as the US, New Zealand, Australia and Europe.
There’s nothing worse than a painful, red sunburn to ruin a good holiday. Now there is a way to accurately tell you the optimum time to top up on sun protection.
If you find that you sacrifice healthy meal options due to time pressures, there is a way to ensure that the only thing you will give up is dirty dishes.
Before you say, “My kids will never eat them”, read on because, although mushrooms often seem to be the not on my plate” vegetable right up there with Brussels sprouts, we’ve got good reasons and great ways to get kids to eat them.