Home > Lifestyle Lifestyle All sections in Lifestyle » Diet and nutrition » Fitness » Man » Sex » Parenting » Woman » Contraception » Environmental Health » Health and Your Money » Healthy Home » Healthy Workplace » Mental Health » Pet Health » Stop Smoking » Street Drugs » Sun » Teen » Travel Health » Ageing well » Natural Health » Health tech » All lifestyle sections How much exercise can you safely do when you are over 50? Exercising when you’re over 50 can greatly improve your quality of life. Here’s how to exercise safely and effectively. Top excuses for not donating bloodThe health benefits of donating bloodWhy I am a blood donor Call for potential donors as Cape blood stocks run low The essential service says they only have enough type O blood stocks for two days. 10 minutes to better health Work, eat, sleep, ferry kids, take dog to vet, gym, work, eat, sleep. Sound familiar? Who has time to spend hours on a healthy lifestyle? There is much you can do that is quick. 8 things you need to know about urban health South African cities are continuing to grow at a rapid rate, creating unique healthcare challenges. Here are 8 things you should know about urban health. SEE: How your body reacts when you quit smoking Every year, nearly 8 million adults light up 27 billion cigarettes. Here's a look at how your body reacts when you stop smoking. Shocking findings for SA in global obesity study In South Africa, excess body weight is a massive problem, but not only in adults – 13% of children are overweight or obese - more than double the global average of 5%. Stop the madness and back Noakes, begs online petition More than 5 000 people have signed a petition showing their support for Professor Tim Noakes following the news that his battle with the HPCSA is far from over. SEE: 10 health benefits of water Water does more than just cool you down... SEE: 7 puzzles to boost your brain power Just how smart are you? Complete these puzzles to find out. 10 fascinating facts about salt The one thing that fast foods, whether it be chips, hamburgers, pretzels or fried chicken have in common, is loads of salt. SEE: 9 disturbing facts about junk food It might be convenient, but fast food is not good for your health. SA women's most troublesome skin condition IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SKIN RENEWAL. Our focus on hyperpigmentation (aka dark marks or sun spots) will arm you with all the knowledge you need. Are you getting enough calcium? Calcium is an important part of our diet but it can be difficult to tell if you’re getting enough from your diet and to know which foods you should be eating. Here are six questions to ask yourself. Take a break from video games to prevent 'gamer's thumb' Pounding a game controller or computer mouse for hours can cause inflammation of the tendons of the hand, as well as neck and back pain, according to an orthopaedic hand surgeon. 5 ways Pokémon Go can improve your health Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm, but what are the health benefits of hunting virtual monsters in your neighbourhood? Long work hours may hurt your health Being at work more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds. How to fix temporary pins and needles Pins and needles is your body’s way of telling you that you need to relieve that compression. How to enjoy your wine and still be safe Keeping these guidelines in mind will help you make the enjoyment of alcoholic beverages a lot safer. Foods that make your brain function optimally Do certain foods affect how well neurotransmitters transmit signals between the brain and the nervous system? DietDoc takes a look. Pizza slice comes at an environmental price Wood burning in thousands of pizza shops and domestic waste burning in São Paulo in Brazil are examples of unaccounted sources of emissions. 8 things you didn't know about your nerves Check out these fascinating facts and illustrations of the nerves in the human body. Experience a contact lens that feels like nothing Sponsored: Experience a contact lens that feels like nothing, download your Dialies Total 1 free trial voucher today. Video: Behind the scenes at a blood processing lab Ever wondered what happens to the blood you donate? This video shows you what happens once the blood arrives at the South African National Blood Service laboratory. Donated blood won't give you Alzheimer's or Parkinson's A new study demonstrates that the transmission of degenerative brain disorders via blood either is not biologically possible or exceedingly rare. What you need to know about heart rhythm disorders Here’s why it is so important to take note of any heart rhythm disorders you might have. Study on 15 000 people suggests workaholism linked to mental health issues A large study suggests a link, but it's not clear how overwork, and issues such as depression, anxiety or OCD may be connected. advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Complete our allergy survey and stand a chance to win R 1000! Live healthier Choose wisely... » Healthy diet may extend kidney patients' lives Healthy diet protects teens against later weight gain Finding the right diet for you With so many fad diets out there, it’s difficult to separate fact from fiction. Dietitian Mpho Tshukudu gives advice on how to find and follow the right diet. Decor danger! » Sick building syndrome FAQ: Sick building syndrome What is sick building syndrome? Your wallpaper might be making you sick Fungus growing on wallpaper might contribute to 'sick building syndrome', causing symptoms similar to flu and allergies.