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Cholesterol Check

Cholesterol Check

Heart disease, heart attacks and strokes, all very real possibilities for unchecked high cholesterol levels. Certain cholesterol naturally occurs in the body and all the cholesterol we need is produced by the liver. High cholesterol occurs when other factors are introduced, genes may affect our cholesterol to some extent, but most spikes in cholesterol levels... View more
Supercharge Your Soup

Supercharge Your Soup

Ever wondered if there is any validity behind feeding a sniffling family member some soup? Chicken soup really does help and there is a whole bunch of reasons why. It is important to understand that when you are sick your immune system takes a knock, and needs major support to recover, this is why we... View more
Apples, The New Orange

Apples, The New Orange

Why did we grow up believing that oranges were the best source of vitamin C? Apples are a strong contestant in the vitamin C game - there’s a reason that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Vitamin C is essential for numerous bodily functions, it is also believed that vitamin C can reduce... View more
Lagom & Let Be

Lagom & Let Be

2019 is all about the Swedish concept lagom, which is fast becoming one of the hippest health trends. But what’s it all about? Well, it means living a balanced, happy life by getting back to the basics of moderation. You heard this one when you were a kid right? But when did we start going... View more
10 Tips to relieve cramps & PMS

10 Tips to relieve cramps & PMS

We’ve all heard the rather painful joke that menstruation is nature’s curse on women. But there is actually a lot you can do to soothe menstrual aches, including getting a helping hand from mother nature. Here are our top tips for easing period pain: Exercise- even a gentle walk is enough. Put a heating pad on your belly or lower back- it’s amazing for cramps. Take a hot bath- bubbles... View more
Mad about Mint

Mad about Mint

Why we love Peppermint The king of cool, peppermint is what happens when watermint and spearmint are combined into one perfect plant. Here at Phyto-Force, we embrace the wholistic, healing gifts of Mother Nature and want to highlight how peppermint can help you: Aids Digestion Calms Indigestion Combats Nausea Treats Headaches Helps fight Colds and... View more
Breathing Easy

Breathing Easy

Asthma is one of the most common chronic illnesses often diagnosed in childhood. But asthma doesn’t only affect children. In 2013, Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) reported that roughly 3.9 million South Africans live with asthma, and of those, asthma will prove fatal to 1.5% each year. Thanks to this, South Africa has the fourth... View more
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