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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Healthy holiday routines

Healthy holiday routines for kids This holiday is the perfect time for parents to share healthy holiday habits with their children – it will allow for quality time as a family and even teach them a thing or two. Naazneen Khan, Health and Wellness Manager at Nestlé South Africa, says that forming heathy habits in children from an early age is vital, not only for their health as kids but

How to boost your immune system

Give your immune system the boost it needs   Winter is a time when the temperature drops, your office heater goes up and your immune system is at an all-time low. More often than not, germs bounce from one person to the next in small office spaces and the chances of catching a cold – even for a second time – is quite high. “Giving your body the right vitamins

Salt Awareness Week

Salt: How much are we really eating? Salt is an important part of our daily diets as we need it to maintain healthy muscles, nerves and blood pressure, however ingesting large amounts over extended periods can have adverse effects. Salt Awareness Week, which runs from 16 to 22 March, aims to increase awareness of how salt can affect our health. Salt is one of the factors which contribute to hypertension.

Nestle releases Tuck shop Truths study

Nestlé releases Tuck-shop Truths study ahead of National School Health Week National School Health Week, a Government initiative, running from 4 to 8 March, aims to highlight the importance of health in our schools. The focus for the week is on health screening however it is vital to keep in mind the importance of balanced nutrition and how it relates to our children’s overall health. Recently, Nestlé South Africa commissioned

Take time out to treat yourself

Take time out to treat yourself Contemporary living is fast paced and short of downtime. Everyone, everywhere seems to be busy all the time and high stress levels are now the norm. Women often tend to try to do everything which can negatively impact their health. [Tweet “This is a tweet. It is only a tweet.”] Naazneen Khan, Nutrition Health and Wellness Manager at Nestlé South Africa says, “Prolonged stress

Spring clean your winter eating habits

Winter has come and gone and as we move in to the first days of spring, so too should our diets change. Below are a couple of helpful tips which can put you on the right track when it comes to spring cleaning your winter eating habits. Eat for the season – it’s good for you and your wallet: Arguably the best way to spring clean your winter eating habits