The Know-It-All

Keeping you in the know about all things health-related

Fibre

Fibre

Do you know if you are consuming enough fibre?

Do you know how important fibre is for health? Fibre does a lot more than just ensuring you have regular bowel habits…

HOLY GUACOMOLE

HOLY GUACOMOLE

How do you enjoy this creamy, versatile fruit? On toast? On pizza or as guac? In salads, in smoothies, or in salad dressings? Even just as a fabulous side to any dish. We’ve even heard of avocado chocolate mousse! It can turn an average salad into a scrumptious meal.

SALT: DO YOU TASTE YOUR FOOD BEFORE ADDING SALT?

SALT: DO YOU TASTE YOUR FOOD BEFORE ADDING SALT?

High salt and sodium intake can increase blood pressure. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, increasing the risk for heart disease and also diabetes. This co-morbidity has been flagged in the COVID-19 pandemic, as a serious risk factor for fatalities.

WEEKENDS and Weight Loss

WEEKENDS and Weight Loss

There is nothing more deflating than trying so hard, being consistent, and still not achieving weight loss goals you are working towards. Have a look at the explanation below to understand how quickly the calories of weekend indulges can add up, and reverse all your efforts from the week.

SUPPLEMENTATION: “NO PILL CAN SAVE A POOR DIET”

SUPPLEMENTATION: “NO PILL CAN SAVE A POOR DIET”

Think about your local pharmacy, and the isles and shelves filled with so many supplements often “on special”, promising to detoxify your body, miraculously clear your skin, boost your immunity, or increase your energy levels instantaneously! Do you ever stop to consider whether these claims are true or if they are just trying to sell you a product?