The immune system

Nutrition in cancer patients

Cancer patients are at an increased risk of malnutrition as they often lose their appetite and experience nausea and vomiting while being treated.

Immune system disorders

Immune system disorders occur when the body's immune system does not function properly. The immune system is a complex network of cells, proteins, tissues, and organs that work together to fight off harmful substances and disease-causing microorganisms called pathogens. A healthy immune system helps protect the body from disease, infection, and cancer.

Fruits and berries boost winter health

Are you being plagued by colds and flu? Turn to the abundant supply of fresh fruits and berries that are on sale in the South African winter, says DietDoc.

Fight flu with these foods

It's winter and flu, colds and sore throats are back again to plague us. Luckily, there are some precautions and preventative steps that can be taken to ward off disease.

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Eat right, stay healthy this winter

Most of us have resigned ourselves to getting sick every winter. However, by adding the right foods to your shopping basket, you can stay healthy throughout the season.


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