It has everything I need and nothing I don’t.

I was sitting down last Tuesday night trying to write this article, laptop on my knees, watching “Gold Rush” on Discovery and dabbling with my phone checking Fb, Instagram and twitter not to mention the odd WhatsApp message, just in case I was missing out. I realised I was doing everything at once without really […]

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Crawl before you can run?

I’ve become too familiar with talk about poo –Talk of consistency, frequency, buoyancy, colour and laxatives has become the norm. Being the father of two young children and the son of two aging, but thankfully healthy parents, the subject of poo, bottoms and constipation is voluntarily and far too frequently discussed over dinner. I’d be […]

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We need to “walk” about it!

Exercise is a prescription like no other. It can protect your joints; prevent falls, premature death, cardiovascular disease, ischemic stroke, type 2 diabetes, some colon and breast cancers, and even depression (Carlson et al., 2015).  Millions of annual deaths could be averted by early intervention and proactive use of physical activity (Sundberg, 2016). In older […]

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