All posts by: Marieke Prinsloo

About Marieke Prinsloo

5 Free Ways to Exercise

Working out alone can get lonely and boring, but workout classes can be expensive. If you’re looking for ways to exercise, get fit and meet people, there are a number of options which are free. These 5 events, classes and groups offer weekly workouts from running, yoga, boot camp and free running, giving you a … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 Blog, Energy

Why heart disease is on the rise in South Africa

In South Africa, 210 people die from heart disease every day. A lack of awareness around cardiovascular disease means many people go undiagnosed and untreated until it is too late. Paediatric cardiologist and President of the South African Heart Association Dr Liesl Zühlke explained the challenges around cardiovascular diseases to The Conversation Africa. Why is cardiovascular disease … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 Blog, Cardio Vascular

NOFSA Family Fun Run

25 Nov 2017 – 25 Nov 2017 / NG Bergsig, Durbanville We are very excited to invite you to our annual 5km fun run on 25 November 2017 at NG Bergsig, Durbanville! Goodie bags for the first 200 entries! Medals for the first 200 runners! Lots op lucky draws up for grabs! Food stalls! Where:                 NG … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 Blog, Osteoperosis

Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

Despite the fact that osteoporosis, arthritis and osteoarthritis (a form of arthritis) are completely different conditions, they are frequently confused, in particular osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, because both names start with “osteo.” A few basic facts: Osteoporosis is a bone disease in which the amount and quality of the bone is reduced, leading to fractures (broken … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 Blog, Osteoperosis

Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetes is the leading cause of vision loss for Americans under the age of 74. More than 20 million people have diabetes – and more than 6 million don’t know it. Nearly all those with diabetes will develop some form of diabetic retinopathy, 40% will suffer from glaucoma and 60% will get cataracts. In honor … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 Blog, Diabetese
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