Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers

High blood pressure has no symptoms, which is why it’s often referred to as the “silent killer”. Checking your blood pressure regularly is therefore essential. During this month of May, be part of the May Measurement Month and visit your …

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Plant-based Diets You Should Know

At Abundance Wholesome Foods we’re all for plant-based diets and in support of anyone whose diet consists predominantly or wholly of plants. But, if like us you like a bit of flexibility – we like our fishcakes and eating them …

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5 Things You Need To Know About Stroke

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Every day in South Africa nearly 240 people will suffer a stroke and nearly 70 people will die as a result (Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa). Here are the facts you need to know. What is a stroke? Sometimes …

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Indigenous Foods That Are Excellent For Health

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South Africa has a diverse range of indigenous food crops, which are a not only a rich source of nutrition but also good for preventing chronic illnesses. Because they are mostly found growing in the wild in your back yard …

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5 Easy Ways to Avoid Heart Disease

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While there are certainly factors that make us predisposed to heart disease, there is still plenty we can do to avoid falling into the “high risk” category. These simple changes – and yes, they are simple if you’re serious about …

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Over 200 South Africans Die Every Day Due to Heart Health

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September is Heart Awareness Month, and there’s a reason why heart health is such a big deal in our country. Heart disease and stroke is the second biggest killer after HIV/AIDS and it’s on the rise. The good news is …

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