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Lack Of Sleep Becoming A Public Health Crisis

In the screen-lit bustle of modern life, sleep is expendable. There are television shows to binge-watch, work emails to answer, homework to finish, social media posts to scroll through. We’ll catch up on shut-eye later, so the thinking goes – right

Weigh yourself daily to lose weight

Struggling to lose weight? Weighing yourself daily could be the key, suggests a study. The findings, led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of California in the United States, showed that people who do not weigh themselves

Local celebs get their bods in shape for summer

Idols SA judge and TV personality Unathi Nkayi has just turned 40 and is looking better than she ever has Summer is here and we can feel the sun on our skin. Some are still trying to work those last extra

How exercise can help breast cancer survivors

Survivors of early-stage breast cancer who exercise and eat a healthy diet are more likely to lose weight and experience higher rates of disease-free survival Picture: Zanele Zulu/African News Agency(ANA) Survivors of early-stage breast cancer who exercise and eat a healthy

How to do the right exercise for your age to keep fit

Picture: Motshwari Mofoken/African News Agency(ANA) The type and amount of exercise you should do changes as you age. To ensure that you are doing the right type of exercise for your age, follow this simple guide. Childhood and adolescence In childhood,

How to replace bad habits with good ones

Follow @editedeating on Instagram Cape Town – How long does it take to break a bad habit and replace it with a good one?After much research, I’ve realised there is no one-size-fits-all answer, but there are tried and trusted strategies that

Rob Lowe beat addiction with a fitness regime

Rob Lowe. Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Rob Lowe developed a passion for health and fitness in order to beat his battle with addiction. The 54-year-old actor has been sober since he was 26, and says he managed to stay away from

How to treat sunburn with natural products

Young adults who regularly use sunscreen reduce their risk of skin cancer by 40%, a study has found. Pic: It happens to the best of us – we do all we can to keep our skin well protected over the

Get Sandra Oh’s arms

Sandra Oh wore a glamorous floor-length white gown to the Golden Globes, displaying her perfectly toned arms. Sandra Oh arrives at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Chris Hemsworth to launch his own health app

Described as a personalised digital health and fitness programme, the app was created by Hemsworth and elite trainers, well-being experts, chefs and meditation teachers. There is a stellar line-up behind the app – including fitness author and Hemsworth’s wife Elsa Pataky,