If you’re looking for a nutritious snack, you can’t go wrong with the humble nut. These super seeds are simply packed with healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats and moderate amounts of protein. Nuts are also a good source of dietary fibre and provide a wide range of essential nutrients and vitamins to keep you in top form. Take a look at the many benefits of your favourite nut.
For many, health and fitness is about hitting the gym or pounding the pavement to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle, and of course, get a hot bod, but did you know that working out has above-the-neck benefits too? That’s right, no matter what your age or fitness level (that includes you water-cooler gatherers), studies show that making time for exercise provides some serious mental benefits.
To some it’s the Big M, to others, just another M in the life of being a woman. No matter how you look at it, menopause is an inevitable milestone in every woman’s life. From hot flushes to mood swings, menopause has a way of making its presence known. We give you more info to help you survive the menopause years.
More than 6.2 million South Africans have blood pressure higher than 140/90 mm Hg, with more than 3.2 million of these having blood pressure higher than 160/95 mm Hg, a level, which is unacceptably high. In South Africa alone, an estimated 53 men and 78 women die each day from the impact of high blood pressure.
Finding a middle ground between what your kids want to see in their school lunchboxes and what you, as a parent, know they need so that they can be at their best both physically and mentally, can be a massive challenge. Besides leading by example and eating well yourself, there is much you can do to give them all they need to perform at their peak, while taking care of that sweet tooth.
How to make your savings stretch
As a Millennium or Millennium Select member you have the freedom to allocate your medical savings account to the day-to-day healthcare expenses you need. We give you some handy tips to help you make those savings Rands stretch that much further this year.
Being a mom-to be has to be one of the most exciting and also stressful times of any woman’s life. Apart from the fun of decorating the nursery and getting goodies together for the little one, there is the concern that every action you take while pregnant could impact on the heath of your unborn child. Let’s take a look at some tips for soon-to-be moms that will help them feel at ease during the coming weeks and months.
In South Africa, more than 100 000 people are diagnosed with cancer every year with only 6 out of 10 successfully winning the battle against this most-feared disease. Internationally, more people die of cancer than from TB, AIDS and malaria combined. What’s most significant is that as much as 90% of all cancers are caused by environmental and lifestyle factors such as smoking, diet and lack of exercise. We take a look at what the most common types of cancers are in South Africa and what can be done in general to lower cancer risk.
Whether you plan on growing old gracefully or turning to a nip and a tuck here and there to try and keep your youthful looks, the thought of aging is never a pleasant one. While you can’t turn back the hands of time, there are certainly some things in your lifestyle that could be helping father time to show on your face and body prematurely.
February is the month of love with Valentine’s Day at the centre of all the loved up feelings we give and receive at this time of year. But did you know that whether its romance, family, or even friendly love that gives you that warm and fuzzy feeling, being loved is actually very good for your health? Humans are wired to connect with each other, and when we do, research shows that our bodies react positively to feeling affection.
It’s a new year and you have your full Resolution Health benefits due to you. Take a look at our handy guide to find out how you can get the most out of your day-to-day cover in 2018.
There has been much debate over the past several years about whether taking a generic medication will provide the same level of care as taking the branded, and substantially more expensive original. Using generic medication for your healthcare needs will not only provide you with the same quality care, but will help you stretch your medication benefits that much further in 2018
At Resolution Health we understand that some of the terms we use can seem like ancient Greek to our members, so we have taken some time to explain the most common acronyms you may come across when accessing your healthcare benefits
The South African summer is full of long, hot, sun-drenched days spent basking in the warm sunlight. Sounds like bliss? Think again. South Africa has the 2nd highest incidence of skin cancer in the world after Australia, and in particular one of the highest incidences of melanoma worldwide, as far as Caucasians are concerned. With this in mind we take a look at ways you can be more SunSmart this summer season.
Your practical guide to a safe and happy vacation
Every year, millions of people start the year with the best of intentions, and a list of must and mustn’t dos that, in most cases, don’t make it past the first few weeks of the New Year. To help you make the best start in 2018, we take a look at ways to fail-proof those personal promises you make to yourself this year.
The holiday season inevitably comes with more than a few sugary treats and opportunities to overindulge. This could mean some unwanted extra kilos come the New Year, adding to that post holiday gloom. We take a look at some ways you can prevent the festive season from leaving a rather weighty mark on the coming year.
With Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, it’s a reminder of to all our ladies, and gents as well, of the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and how your overall health can impact on your breast health, and your risk of Breast Cancer. Take a look at these handy tips on how you can minimise your risk of breast cancer, and cancer in general.