Eggplant Pizzas

Mini pizzas made on eggplant slices that are tasty, easy to make and kid friendly! 0 hrs: 45 min Option: Grill the eggplant instead of baking them. Note: Eggplant can get bitter with age and salting it helps draw out that bitterness. If you are using younger eggplants you can skip the salting and save … Continue reading

November 18, 2017 Healthy Bites

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

Aspirin discontinuation increases risk of cardiovascular events

Stopping long-term, low-dose aspirin therapy may increase your risk of suffering a cardiovascular event, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. Aspirin, taken in low doses, is used to help reduce the risk for recurrent heart attack or stroke. Aspirin inhibits clotting, lowering the risk of cardiovascular events. Nearly 10 to 20 … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 Cardio Vascular