The Ibn Sina Institute of Tibb, a Public Benefit Organization (PBO 930008393) was established in 1997 with the vision of assisting in the provision of effective, affordable healthcare in our country. The Institute is academically supported by Hamdard University Pakistan both Jamia Hamdard and Aligarh University from India, as well as local tertiary institutions. […]

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Are adrenal fatigue and adrenal burnout real conditions? If you are wired and tired or exhausted, what can be done? It’s important to test your cortisol and ACTH levels. Please follow and like us:

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Daleen Totten interviews molecular biologist Dr Daniel Meyersfeld on genetic testing, specifically Nutrigenomics ​(​ personalized nutrition ​) and Pharmacogenomics ​(​ personalized ​drug prescription). ​They discuss the benefits of genetic testing for personalized healthcare interventions​ ​ and how to access these services in South Africa. Please follow and like us:

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Detoxing has been practiced for millennia and is all the more important today as we live in an increasingly toxic environment. Choose a detox programme to suit yourself and start your new year clean. Are you hoping for a clean start in the New Year? Detoxification is one of the first steps to take if […]

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Daleen Totten interviews health food specialist Rachel Jesson on nourishing connective tissue and boosting nutritional needs. She discusses the difference between broth and stock. Avoid buying commercial stock and opt for home made stock – one of the best bioavailable forms of nutrition. Please follow and like us:

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The Mediterranean and Paleolithic diets have been interpreted as diets but they are not diets. They are lifestyles and eras. Paleo supposedly excludes grains and dairy, but other information shows grain and dairy use during the Paleolithic era. Food content of The Mediterranean diet consists of a lot of vegetable matter grown locally, fish from […]

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A diabetic overweight adult with poor diet and lifestyle may well benefit from a controlled 4-day fast, but you cannot apply this to all people. Stressing the adrenal glands is a serious concern when fasting. Please follow and like us:

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This was another ailment I used to suffer from in a bad way. Like many diseases, there is a spectrum of severity for this particular disease. For some, hay fever means slightly itchy eyes and a bit of a sniffle; for others it means feeling like you have been run over by a truck. I […]

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According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa, the nation is in the grip of a countrywide obesity epidemic. It is time to face the stats and learn more about weight management. South Africa has the highest overweight and obesity rate in sub-Saharan Africa, with up to 70% of women and a third […]

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Are we alone in facing the pressures of maintaining a youthful appearance? Certainly not, if one considers the sheer size of the global beauty industry, predicted to reach the R400 billion mark within the next 5 years. This gigantic figure represents components of beauty care such as skincare products, cosmetic surgery and the latest craze, […]

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