Quote of the week

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“If there’s one thing to know about the human body; it’s this: the human body has a ringmaster. This ringmaster controls your digestion, your immunity, your brain, your weight, your health and even your happiness. This ringmaster is the gut”

– Nancy S. Mure –

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HEALTH NOTE by DR ELLENORE MEYER

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“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”
– Charles M Schulz

When treating your cholesterol a healthy diet and holistic approach, even medicine, might work. But ‘cheating’ with the right food such as dark chocolate containing flavanols can reduce your cholesterol.

Find out more by joining us this month for your health educational session on cholesterol.

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Dietician, Nicki’s Health Tip

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“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” — Doug Larson

Foods to Boost your Immune System:

  • Fruits rich in antioxidants: oranges, melon, papaya, berries, apples
  • Vegetables rich in antioxidants: sweet potatoes, broccoli, carrots, spinach, bell peppers, asparagus, onions, beets
  • Protein sources: chicken, turkey, fish, beef, dairy, eggs, legumes, soy foods
  • Sources of omega-3 fatty acids: salmon and other cold-water fish, nuts, seeds, plant oils
  • Vitamin D sources: fatty fish (salmon, sardines, tuna)
  • Foods that contain probiotics such as Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium: milk, kefir, yoghurt

 

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NU VIDA MOM2MOM – WHY BREASFEED? –

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WE INVITE BREASTFEEDING MOMS & MOMS TO BE TO JOIN OUR BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP.

You can look forward to an informative talk by a registered dietitian & student lactation consultant, refreshments & support from mothers who have successfully breastfed. Please bring your baby with! We look forward having you join us.

“Why breastfeed?” 11 March . 08h30/09h00-11h00 Cost: R50/person RSVP: 03 March 2017

513 Rooitou Avenue, Moreleta Village. Moreleta Park

nuvidawellness@gmail.com or 082 713 5280

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