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Small changes in diet make a big difference

February 15, 2019
News  

A lot of South African adults are so physically inactive that they are at risk of getting sick as a result of not exercising.

Food safety a threat to global health and economies

February 12, 2019
News  

With an estimated 600 million cases of foodborne illnesses annually, unsafe food is a threat to human health and economies all over the world.

Feeding the inner city through Fifi’s Farmacy

January 11, 2019
Multimedia  

WATCH: Refiloe Molefe has been feeding inner-city children for the last 12 years from the produce she grows on her urban farm.

Plates over Pills

December 3, 2018
Multimedia   Nutrition  

WATCH: meet the doctor using her garden as her prescription pad.

Grow Great Campaign aims to stop stunting

November 8, 2018
News  

One in five South African children under the age of five suffer from stunting.This is according to the recent South African Demographic and Health Survey that found that stunted children suffer delayed growth and their brains don’t develop as they should.

Local 108-year-old swears by traditional food

November 7, 2018
OurHealth  

Modern food is not friendly to black people who are now facing a great health threat because they have moved away from more traditional nutrition, according to Flagstaff’s ‘oldest’ resident.

Healthy lunch boxes part of fight against obesity

October 18, 2018
News  

The number of South African children who are overweight or obesity is on the increase. Professor Salome Kruger of the Nutrition Centre of Excellence at the University of North West believes work needs to be done to combat this problem in school-going children.