Benefits of Fasting for Women’s Well-being

Background  Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition that affects the overall well-being of women, involving various symptoms like mood changes, physical discomfort, and behavioural shifts. Some studies indicate that an increase in body weight may negatively...

Intentionally waiting for hunger

Introduction In our fast-paced world, the idea of intentionally waiting for hunger before eating is gaining traction for its potential health benefits. From the intricate role of ghrelin to the advantages of fasting, this comprehensive exploration aims to uncover the...

the Obesity Solution: Low-Carb and Intermittent Fasting

Introduction In recent years, the global rise in obesity has reached alarming levels, posing significant health risks and challenges for individuals and societies alike. This week is Obesity Week in South Africa. The blog delves into the multifaceted nature of...
Path to Gout Remission

Path to Gout Remission

Therapeutic Carbohydrate Restriction: A Path to Gout Remission Gout is a painful and debilitating form of arthritis caused by the accumulation of uric acid crystals in the joints. Historically, gout was often associated with excessive consumption of rich foods and...

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The Metabolic Dysfunction Epidemic

The Metabolic Dysfunction Epidemic

In recent decades, there has been a disturbing trend towards a metabolic dysfunction epidemic among the global population. This rise can be attributed, at least in part, to the widespread consumption of highly processed foods, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), and seed...

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Dangers of High Oxalate Diets

Dangers of High Oxalate Diets

In today's modern world, chronic illnesses have become alarmingly prevalent. Many factors contribute to this alarming trend, including our dietary choices. One often overlooked but significant factor is the consumption of oxalates. Oxalic acid ions, calcium oxalate,...

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Four Essential Pillars of Wellness

Four Essential Pillars of Wellness

Maintaining total well-being is essential for our physical, mental, and emotional well-being in today's fast-paced society. Wellness is a holistic approach to living a healthy and meaningful life; it is not merely the absence of illness. Nutrition, sleep, mindfulness,...

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Low-Carb Diet Reduces Diabetes Risk

Low-Carb Diet Reduces Diabetes Risk

Type 2 diabetes is a disease that is caused by high blood sugar levels. This article will discuss how low-carb reduces diabetes risk. Why a Low Carb Diet? A low carbohydrate diet has been shown to be effective in reducing cardiometabolic risk factors in type 2...

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Chronic Inflammation

Chronic Inflammation

Why inflammation? The purpose of inflammation in the body is treating threats as they arise, not on a permanent basis. Inflammation in a specific area or organ address one specific threat. Chronic inflammation, however, can lead to a vast array of further conditions...

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