health

  • Feed your child’s immune system

    Children (1 to 12 years)

    Posted on 4 June 2020

    As schools prepare to go back to school across South Africa amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a Mediclinic dietician suggests ways to build and support your child’s immune system.

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  • Staying fit during lockdown

    Covid-19

    Posted on 27 March 2020

    Lockdown measures are crucial to minimise the spread of COVID-19. To minimise the impact on you – and your family’s – well-being while cooped up at home, consider these novel ways for staying fit during lockdown.

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  • How to live longer, according to a GP

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 18 April 2019

    We all know we should drink more water, exercise and eat better if we want a long and healthy life. A GP shares his tips on how to live longer.

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  • Why should you give up smoking?

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 7 April 2016

    There are many reasons why people claim that they can’t (or won’t) give up smoking. They say it relaxes them; it gives their restless hands something to do; it even replaces food sometimes when they’d rather not risk gaining a kilo…

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  • The benefits of exercise [infographic]

    Exercise

    Posted on 6 April 2016

    We know exercise is important to keep our bodies and minds healthy so we investigated to find out exactly how our bodies benefit from regular exercise.

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  • Assess your stress

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 9 November 2015

    As we approach year-end, the pressure to complete work or prepare for exams begins to mount. Left unchecked, stress can take a toll on your mind and body.

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  • Your health in your 40s

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 21 July 2015

    As you enter your 40s, you’ll find you’re older, wiser… and not as young as you used to be. Here’s a look at what to expect, health-wise, in this crucial decade.

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  • 9 Health tips for men

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 30 June 2015

    June is men’s health month… but you should be looking after yourself all year round. Follow these tips to keep yourself fighting fit and feeling good.

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  • A men’s health checklist

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 25 June 2015

    No matter how old you are, if you’re a man, you’re probably avoiding your annual health check-ups. Man up, make an appointment with your GP, and go get tested. Our decade-by-decade guide will show you what to ask for… no matter how old you are.

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  • Your health in your 30s

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 7 May 2015

    As you enter your 30s, you’ll start experiencing a few common aches and pains. Here’s a look at what to expect – and how to manage it.

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  • Pack a picnic

    Nutrition

    Posted on 30 October 2014

    With sunny weather forecast for the weekend, why not pack a basket and head outdoors? Here are four delicious and easy-to-prepare meals.

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  • Tips for strengthening your immune system

    Nutrition

    Posted on 1 April 2014

    A healthy immune system is important for a healthy body. Here’s what you can do to strengthen yours.

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