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When to take probiotics

Conflicting opinions in articles available on the internet about the best time to take probiotic supplements can easily lead to confusion. One school of thought claims that probiotics should be taken first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. 
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UNDERSTANDING OUR SECOND BRAIN

Your body contains a separate nervous system which is so complex, it has been called the second brain.  It comprises an estimated 500 million neurons (nerve cells), and is around 9 metres long, stretching from your esophagus to your anus. 
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EXERCISE IS THE MOST UNDERUTILIZED ANTI-DEPRESSANT

Exercise does not only help with weight loss.  There are just so many profound benefitsfor the body of regular exercise; and exercise too benefits every type of disease that humans can get. Lets remind ourselves once again about some of
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Omega Caro-E Capsules – developed and produced in SA

Omega Caro-E is a first time CANSA Smart Choice Supplement. Omega Caro-E Capsules contain a unique combination of fish oil (free of heavy metals) and a palm oil concentrate containing 11 different carotenes and five different forms of Vitamin E.
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LATEST SA STATISTICS ARE ALARMING!

South Africa presently ranks amongst the world’s top 20 fattest countries, and SA is the fattest country in sub-Saharan Africa! Seven out of every ten women in SA are overweight (BMI above 25), with four of these seven being obese,
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OBESITY RATES SOARING

New statistics, recently released, estimate that the number of obese and overweight people in the world has jumped from 860 million in 1980 to around 2.1 billion in 2013.  This means that almost a third of the world is now
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SLEEP

Sleep is powerfully rejuvenating and a vital ingredient for good health! There are two kinds of sleep – rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and nonREM (NREM) or slow wave sleep.  REM sleep is characterized by rapid eye movements that occur
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CHOLESTEROL AND HEART DISEASE

For years and years we have been told and we believed that heart disease resulted from an elevated blood cholesterol level, and that the only therapy that worked was to lower the cholesterol levels with statin medication, whilst severely restricting
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UNDERSTANDING OUR SECOND BRAIN

Your body contains a separate nervous system which is so complex, it has been called the second brain.  It comprises an estimated 500 million neurons (nerve cells), and is around 9 metres long, stretching from your esophagus to your anus. 
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VEGETABLES – RAW OR STEAMED?

We all need to eat at least five servings of vegetables every day – the bigger the range of white, green and orange vegetables the better!  Particularly all those with a bright colour (eg broccoli, tomatoes, beets, bell peppers) are
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