Health Issues

Plant-Based Lifestyles: Prevent and Treat Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) occurs when there is gradual loss of kidney function. When CKD reaches an advanced stage, dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes and wastes can build up in the body, causing potentially fatal complications.

Plant-Based Lifestyles: Let’s Fight Heart Disease

Heart disease (cardiovascular disease), despite a wide variety of medical/drug interventions available, is STILL one of the major killers of mankind, caused primarily by a condition known as atherosclerosis.

Losing Weight with A Plant-Based Diet

The beginning of the year is usually the time when we review our goals for the year, and these often include personal goals of weight loss and maintenance, introducing a good exercise routine, and being mindful of what one is…Read More

Plant-Based Diet in the Treatment and Prevention of Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease of the blood vessels. If one’s blood sugars are too high too often, one’s blood vessels become damaged and inflamed – putting one at high risk for heart disease, kidney disease, blindness, amputation, and infections. Having…Read More

Slim Without Starving

Much misinformation exists in the media and even in medical circles about the correct way to lose weight gradually but steadily, with long-term goals of maintaining the weight loss. This article explores ways to maintain a healthy weight.

Assess Your Body Weight

Are you underweight? Overweight? Obese? If you’re not sure, then this article will assist with the assessment of your weight and how much body fat is healthy, along with how being overweight can cause certain lifestyle diseases.

Managing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Part 3

Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet in Treating CFS

Managing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Part 2

Dietary changes and healthier lifestyle choices can help you manage Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Managing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Part 1

What Is CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) What is FATIGUE? “Low energy levels”; “chronically tired”; “lethargic”; “drained and exhausted”; “brain fog”, “burnout” are typical keywords used to describe the way many people feel in today’s society and stressful world.

The Role of Soya in Treatment and Prevention of Diabetes

+/- 2.6 million people in South Africa (approx. 5% of the population) have diabetes.