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By Lisa Rapaport JOHANNESBURG - Women who drink extra water to avoid urinary tract infections (UTIs) may be on to something. A new experiment offers fresh evidence that drinking more water each day can make UTIs less frequent.   For the study, researchers focused on 140 women with recurrent UTIs who typically drank fewer than 1.5 liters of fluid (about six 8-ounce...
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's maize harvest forecast is expected to be slightly lower than previously estimated as crop yields could fall in some regions due to unfavourable weather conditions, a Reuters poll of five analysts showed on Friday. The government's Crop Estimates Committee (CEC) is seen pegging the harvest at 13.11 million tonnes in its seventh estimate, down 0.7 percent...
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia on Tuesday lifted a ban on imported food from South Africa except "risky food" from units of Tiger Brands and RCL Foods that have been linked to a listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people since early 2017. Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya said the ban was lifted on most food after tests had not revealed the...
JOHANNESBURG, March 17 (ANA) - Shoprite Group on Friday recalled a batch of Farmer's Deli red viennas packed for the group from its perishable departments. This follows a notification earlier on Friday from a Winelands District environmental health practitioner after the presence of Listeria monocytogenes was identified in an initial testing of a single batch of red viennas. Shoprite said that further testing was...
CAPE TOWN, March 6 - The City of Cape Town on Tuesday said its environmental health practitioners will assist with the recall of products following national government’s announcement that the source of the listeriosis outbreak has been identified. On Sunday, the ministry of health announced a breakthrough in the listeriosis outbreak that has killed some 180 people since January 2017,...
Ayanda Mdluli JOHANNESBURG- Pioneer Foods Group announced that the company's total volumes have increased to levels of more than 5.2% while Group turnover has decreased by 2.4% largely due to sales price deflation in soft commodities. Speaking in a cautionary advisory to investors on Friday, the company said its South African business, excluding exports, delivered a solid performance despite the challenging...
CAPE TOWN. January 29 (ANA) - Cape Town has only 73 days to go before Day Zero dawns -- the day (12 April) the water supply is turned off and the city becomes the first major one to run dry after failing to mitigate the consequences of a three-year drought. ** City of Cape Town to activate disaster operations centre...
Ayanda Mdluli JOHANNESBURG- FairPlay, an advocacy group against the dumping of imported goods in SA has revealed how South African consumers face serious health risks from imported chicken, and are misled by retailers who stock incorrectly labelled imports which may also have been thawed, re-worked and refrozen before it reaches the shelves, leading to dangerously high bacterial levels. Recently, issues...
Ayanda Mdluli JOHANNESBURG - The third quarter of 2017 saw the agricultural sector boost the economy as it grew by 2.0%, beating the 1.5% growth expectations that were forecast by economists earlier this year. Although economic growth for the third quarter in 2017 was down from the revised 2.8% in the second quarter, Stats SA revealed that sectors such as...

The Art of Eating

The Art of Eating
This is one of the essential point for our holistic health care is weight loss. While it is just one of the many positive changes that one experiences in just one month’s time by making use of these simple exercise of chewing the food properly. On an average, a person should normally 20-30 minutes for every meal i.e. breakfast,...

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