Category: Nutrition

Public throws weight behind government’s moves to curb intake of sugary drinks and junk food

MEDIA RELEASE Johannesburg: 31 August 2017 – Three out of four adult South Africans believe that government is doing the right … Continue reading "Public throws weight behind government’s moves to curb intake of sugary drinks and junk food"

The tax on sugary drinks: It’s not about the money, It’s about your health

Government is set to apply a tax of about 11% on certain sugary drinks later this year. No such tax … Continue reading "The tax on sugary drinks: It’s not about the money, It’s about your health"

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Eat Healthy for Less: Dinner

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Eat Healthy for Less: Breakfast

Make Water Great Again!

22 February 2017 is National Healthy Lifestyle Awareness Day. Around the world, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) linked to nutrition, such as … Continue reading "Make Water Great Again!"

Video: Is it time to cut out sugary drinks? | Health-e thumbnail

Video: Is it time to cut out sugary drinks? | Health-e

James Ladeira's various ailments can, in part, be linked to over-consumption of sugary drinks. Now, his Dietician suggests that he gives them up for good.

How South Africa can beat its sugar-fuelled diabetes epidemic | Health-e thumbnail

How South Africa can beat its sugar-fuelled diabetes epidemic | Health-e

Four times as many people have Type II diabetes today as 36 years ago, according to the World Health Organisation. In 1980, 108 million people were diagnosed with diabetes worldwide. By 2014, the figure was 422 million writes Dr Sundeep Ruder.

Healthy Living Alliance

Every South African has a right to access clean drinking water and healthy food. HEALA is an alliance of organisations with this mission in mind.

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