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Glaucoma – the invisible cause of blindness Glaucoma, an eye condition which develops mainly in older people, is the main cause of irreversible blindness in the world. If diagnosed early, however, treatment can prevent further loss of vision. This is the message which World Glaucoma Awareness Week, from March 8-14 this year, wants to get […]

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The Power of Plants

News Desk “Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.” Renowned food author Michael Pollan’s words, to sum up, the food philosophy championed by nutritional experts all over the world. According to the experts over at Harvard Health*, “Science has shown us over and over again that the more meat we eat, the higher our risk […]

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Healthy lunchboxes on a budget

Michele du Plessis Back at school means lunchboxes and healthy eating. It is a known fact that 30% of South African children don’t have packed lunches. The main reason for this is that most families don’t have enough food to do this. With other reasons included, about half of children between the ages of 10 […]