Study Investigating Rooibos Weight Loss Effect Currently Underway

Rooibos’ anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties could potentially curb obesity. A study led by Dr Hanél Sadie-Van Gijsen, a senior researcher in the Division of Medical Physiology at Stellenbosch University, is investigating this hypothesis. As a stem cell biologist, she chose to use adipose (fat) stem cells (ASCs) in her research. This is a relatively new […]

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The rise of mental illness and why corporate SA needs to sit up and take note

Statistics released in May 2019 by The World Health Organisation (WHO) revealed that globally, an estimated 264 million people suffered from depression, which surprisingly is one of the leading causes of disability, with many of these people also suffering from symptoms of anxiety. Think about discussions you’ve been privy to at the water cooler. Depression, […]

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He Feeds Me

“Where did it all go wrong, how did I end up here? These are the questions that I ask myself as the water begins to drip down my shoulders. My knees begin to ache as I feel the shower tiles cutting into my knees. My eyes begin to sting from the shampoo which keeps dripping […]

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