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Pitfalls of calcium supplementation: How to protect your heart and bones

Did you know that between four and six million South Africans have osteoporosis? One in three women and one in five men over 50 will develop this condition.  Hip fractures are very serious among the elderly and cause many deaths every year. However, taking calcium incorrectly can do more harm than good. When choosing a […]

Sunshine – friend or foe?

With all the new information available on the importance of vitamin D, questions about the safety of sun exposure are receiving newfound attention. Sunshine Until recently, many people considered the sun to be an enemy that must be avoided at all costs. The focus was mainly on the aging effects of sunburn and the increased […]