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Medical Aid vs Medical Insurance

There comes a time in your life when you start to consider your health. Maybe it’s when you say, ‘I do’, or the day your first child is born. Perhaps it’s after a health scare or accident. Whatever it is, when the moment comes, you’ll

3 Steps to Reducing Sugar in your Diet

Does your sweet tooth get the better of you at times? Try as you might, you struggle saying no to that last chocolate bar. Believe it or not, sugar can be an addictive substance. Foods with high levels of sugar cause a release of dopamine,

Back to School Health Tips for Your Kids

Now that the kids have gone back to school, are they falling sick more often? Unfortunately, interesting facts and social skills are not the only things children pick up in the classroom. With so many youths in close quarters, schools are also a thriving environment

The Power of Preventative Health Care

You know what they say, ‘the greatest wealth is health’, and we couldn’t agree more. Today, we are well aware of the benefits that come with a healthy lifestyle – better quality of life, longer lifespan, reduced risk of health concerns such as cancer, diabetes,

3 Reasons to Invest in a Health Plan

In your twenties, the last thing you think about is your health. After all, what is there to worry about when you’re young, carefree and fighting fit? With the world at your feet and a thirst to succeed, studies, new careers and living life to

Keep Your Health Resolutions Going Strong All Year

It’s that time of the year again when we dedicate ourselves to bettering our lives, learning new skills and making a change. Let’s be honest, we all lose our health focus during the festive season – mince pies, family get-togethers, ice cream cones on the

Silly Season Summer Safety Tips

Summer is finally here! Long days by the pool, flipping chops on the braai and endless festive season shenanigans. Hallelulah! Without a doubt, there is no period more joyful than the summertime in South Africa. Whether you’re inland or vacationing by the sea, you’re sure

Reduce Hypertension with Lifestyle Change

We all want to lead a long and healthy life, and most of us pay a visit to the doctor when we feel unwell. But, not all health concerns show symptoms and often go untreated until it’s too late. One of these concerns is hypertension,

Medical Gap Cover: Do you really need it?

We all want to take care of ourselves and our families. However, medical expenses can be astronomical, leaving you with mountains of debt, or worse, without treatment. Investing in a medical aid plan is a way to safeguard yourself from incurring hefty hospital bills. That’s