Daleen Totten interviews Wolfgang Vogl, CEO of Waveex Technology in Austria on what makes the Waveex chip different to other similar products which are available on the market. They discuss the studies which have been done on Waveex and why this small chip can make a big difference. For more information about Waveex, click here: […]

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Shiitake is an intelligent mushroom! I’ve said it. Call me crazy but if you were to do the research, you would support my statement. For example, a chemical in shiitake could activate various components of the immune system1,2 and modulate its response to fight viruses, cancer, arthritis and even allergies.   Shiitake mushrooms (Lentinula edodes) […]

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It’s not only your lungs that are compromised by smoking – every organ in your body can be adversely affected. Statistics show that tobacco kills more people than AIDS, drugs, accidents and alcohol together. But even after many years of smoking, quitting can reduce smoking-associated health risk.  Many years ago, while working on carcinogenic compounds […]

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Smoking is the most preventable cause of ill health that we know, and every effort should be made to stop this destructive habit. Fortunately, in South Africa great strides have been made to curb this habit, and the Department of Health has to be congratulated on their efforts to protect the public including children from […]

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The antioxidants in rooibos are known to help reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks. Now researchers have found that this amazing plant could also help prevent skin cancer. The implications are particularly relevant in South Africa, where skin cancer is the most common form of cancer with 20 000 reported cases and 700 […]

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If you ask any sports person what they are most worried about, they will generally respond with one of two possible answers: injury or illness. The consensus of most scientists is that exercise is good for you, but up to a point. Unfortunately, daily or twice daily heavy exercise training over months or years can […]

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We conducted an interview with Dr Binu Kuruvilla from Arjuna Natural Extracts in India, the manufacturers of BCM-95 (bio-available curcumin), to find out what makes this compound tick and which health benefits it offers. Q What exactly is curcumin? A Curcumin, along with two other related compounds (collectively called curcuminoids), is present in the curry […]

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We all know that exercise is good for us, but can we do too much? Perhaps even so much that we age our bodies quicker? Ian Craig takes a look at this intriguing question. I recently had a client who, when he entered my office, I pinned as being around five years my senior. From […]

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