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On your own for Christmas?

If you're spending Christmas alone, ironically you've got lots of company. Not everyone is surrounded by scores of friends and family on this day.

Holiday romances

So you're on holiday and there's a hunk on the horizon. Why not? But just keep your eyes wide open.

10 ways to beat cellulite

Don’t put too much faith in skin products – beating cellulite requires a firm commitment to making a number of lifestyle adjustments.

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How to survive family gatherings

For teenagers, family gatherings can mean embarrassing compliments, difficult relatives and endless boredom. Here are a few tips to make them easier.

First gynae visit guide

A gynae visit can be a daunting, especially if you are going for the very first time. Here's a step-by-step account of what to expect.

The latest contraceptive options for women

Contraception is commonly used in South Africa to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Now, with many exciting new developments, women have a far wider choice than ever before.

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Advice for the long runner Hill training: how to do it Why running is good for you

What to wear when you run

You do not need a gym membership to run. All you need is the correct clothing and you're ready to reap the benefits.

Carb danger »

Why we get fat Why you need to worry about fructose Craving sugar? Blame your brain

Carbs make you sick

Dr Gary Fettke, who believes that the foods we eat are the leading cause of lifestyle diseases speaks of Carbohydrate Diabetes, not Sugar Diabetes.