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Why Superfoods ?

By |2019-11-21T12:35:56+02:00November 19th, 2019|Anti-ageing, Family, General health, Nutrition, Wellness|

What is the point of spending money on superfoods? Is it necessary and are the health benefits really all that great? Yes, it sometimes feels crazy buying powdered food to add to our fresh food. It’s understandable to ask ‘Why Superfoods?’ and wonder whether the promised health benefits are really having an effect. [...]

Anxiety: How to find your Happiness!

By |2019-11-07T19:12:10+02:00November 7th, 2019|General health, General topics, Wellness|

Paying attention to what makes us feel mentally healthy and reduces anxiety, is, and should be important enough to make it a daily priority. "What?! It's November already! Where has the year gone?" At this time of the year I really start looking forward to having a little break in December. Typically in [...]

6 things you need to know about Omega 3

By |2019-10-31T16:05:01+02:00October 31st, 2019|General health, General topics, Immunity, Wellness|

The days that all fats scared us witless are well and truly behind us. Here is the skinny about why Omega 3 must be at the top of your supplement shopping list. The FYI, concentrating on benefits of DHA versus EPA. And where to find the best kind. Can your body make its [...]

Micro-Algae to get you out of your comfort zone

By |2019-09-26T11:17:55+02:00September 11th, 2019|Community, General health, General topics, New products, Wellness|

Micro-Algae to get you out of your comfort zone “A ship is always safe at the shore — but that is not what it is built for” I love this quote. It is a reminder for me that resting on my laurels will not help me to achieve my personal or work goals. As we [...]

Inflammation: Another reason your body needs DensiMAX™

By |2019-06-20T15:46:00+02:00March 5th, 2019|Bone health, General health, Wellness|

We’re excited to share some Good News about DensiMAX™. Our popular multi-mineral supplement improves bone density, for sure. Now, it’s also promising to be a powerful weapon against inflammation! Read on... What is DensiMAX™? FLORA FORCE DensiMAX™ is a multi-mineral supplement created from a species of red seaweed (algae) called Lithothamnion calcareum, and [...]

Sleep: do you get enough sleep to leap out of bed and keep you healthy?

By |2019-05-27T13:03:53+02:00July 31st, 2018|General health, Immunity, Sleep, Stress, Wellness|

Sleep is a necessary part of life and vitally important to your health. Hands up anyone who slept for eight hours straight last night! No? Sadly, lack of sleep has become one of modern life’s constant complaints. And, say the scientists, insomnia lies at the heart of many common ailments too, from weight gain to [...]

Varicose veins – the inside story

By |2016-11-22T17:13:14+02:00November 22nd, 2016|Circulation health, General health, Wellness|

Summer’s here! Time to unpack those floaty skirts and shorts. It’s great news for sunlovers, but not for the eight million South Africans, predominantly women, who are plagued with varicose veins, those winding, twisted purple clusters that make legs achy, swollen, tired and unsightly. What are varicose veins? There are two kinds of veins in [...]

Testicular cancer – what you need to know and how to detect it early

By |2016-11-22T17:10:18+02:00November 8th, 2016|Cancer, General health, Men's health, Wellness|

Testicular cancer represents just 1 percent of all cancers in men, but is the most common cancer in young men. Men are in crisis. They are dying too young. So this November, along with other organisations around the world, we’re focusing on men’s well-being to raise awareness about men’s health and how they can live [...]

Cholesterol: The fat vs sugar debate

By |2016-11-22T17:06:12+02:00October 25th, 2016|Cholesterol, Circulation health, General health, Heart health, Nutrition, Wellness|

High cholesterol and fats, we’ve long been told, are the enemy of good health. They’ve been linked with high blood pressure, increased risk of heart attack and, of more importance to this discussion, increased ‘bad’ cholesterol, which can also lead to stroke. But do fats deserve their bad rap? Or should sugar be facing the [...]

Iodine – why do we need it?

By |2016-11-22T17:06:02+02:00October 11th, 2016|General health, Nutrition, Wellness|

Do you take iodine supplements? Or do you rely on iodised salt for your iodine intake? If you’re undecided, this information may surprise you! What is iodine? Iodine is a trace mineral your body requires to maintain proper thyroid function (this gland manufactures thyroxine, which regulates cell metabolism throughout the body). Although the body needs [...]