Manie Pretorius used to be a sports enthusiast who weighed just 70 kilograms. Just a few years and a knee injury later, Pretorius weighed almost 200 kilograms. He had become obese and his state of health was on the decline.
Scholars and academics from leading universities around the world have added their voices to the call for the implementation of a tax on sugary drinks in South Africa.
The Department of Education in Limpopo has introduced feeding schemes at all rural schools in the province in an effort to promote healthy eating habits among learners, yet many children are choosing unhealthy food sold by the hawkers outside the...
Experts urged parents to lead by example and help tackle childhood obesity, on World Obesity Day yesterday.