Monthly Archives October 2015

FOODS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF BREAST CANCER

It’s well-established that your diet can significantly help reduce the risk of developing cancer.  Growing evidence from recent studies shows that eating the right kind of foods plays an important part in helping to prevent breast cancer. CRUCIFEROUS VEGETABLES: Cruciferous vegetables
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LIFE EXPECTANCY

A presenter at this year’s Financial Planning Institute conference in SA, gave the following figures:  In 1800 – life expectancy was 38 years In 1900 – life expectancy was 53 years In 2000 – life expectancy was between 77 and
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DIETARY FIBRE

 What is fibre in food? Dietary fibre is mostly made up of the indigestible parts of plants, which pass relatively unchanged through our digestive system (stomach and intestines).  Fibre is essential to keep the digestive system healthy.  Food such as
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Sugar levels in cold drinks

There are few things as refreshing as an ice cold drink on a hot day. But is it really as good for you as it feels? Sugar, like alcohol and cocaine, activates the brain’s reward area, causing the nerve cells
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