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High obesity rates stealing the youth of our children

MEDIA RELEASE Rising obesity rates in South African youth are crippling their ability to live healthy lives and fully enjoy … Continue reading "High obesity rates stealing the youth of our children"

The Sweet Truth in 30 Seconds

Media Release That morning juice, tea-time pick me up and the few glasses of cooldrink over dinner, while they might … Continue reading "The Sweet Truth in 30 Seconds"

South Africans take to the streets and demand sugary drinks tax

MEDIA RELEASE Cape Town, 31 May 2017 – The Healthy Living Alliance (HEALA) led activists and members of the public in … Continue reading "South Africans take to the streets and demand sugary drinks tax"

Alarm bells on high levels of obesity, hypertension among South African women

  MEDIA RELEASE, 18 MAY 2017   The Healthy Living Alliance, HEALA, is reacting with concern to the findings that … Continue reading "Alarm bells on high levels of obesity, hypertension among South African women"

Are you drinking yourself sick?

The sugar tax debate is on!

A strong sugar tax will definitely reduce the consumption of sugary drinks and lead to reduction of non-communicable diseases. Join … Continue reading "The sugar tax debate is on!"

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!"

TELL PARLIAMENT TO TAX SUGARY DRINKS

Dear Friends On 31 January, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance is holding public hearings on the planned tax on … Continue reading "TELL PARLIAMENT TO TAX SUGARY DRINKS"

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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