There is a bit of an issue with the ‘detox culture’ that seems to be rife in the health industry. This notion of ‘dirty-then-clean’ and that a 3- or 5-day cleanse will make all things in your life better is problematic. It completely misses the...

Taking collagen has become a game-changer for so many people. This structural protein, after all, literally holds us together as the main structural component of our skin. But as we get older, our levels of collagen will inevitably decline. So how does it decline and...

As a modern society, we forget that there is so much to learn from hunter-gatherer and indigenous communities that can help us to improve our health and realign ourselves with nature. Micro Mirroring Macro Observing the Hadza; a hunter-gatherer society in Tanzania, provides evidence of a direct...

As the nation’s attack on COVID19 intensifies, we simultaneously find ourselves entering the coldest season of Mother Nature’s calendar. We’re about to reinforce three things you’ve heard your whole life - but it’s good to be reminded of the reasons these three simple things help...

As we ring out what’s left of the warm weather, it’s important that we also make preparations for our coldest season of the year. According to weather reports, winter in South Africa will begin on Saturday 20 June, 2020. That gives us just over a...

CBD oil – not the gunk you stand in when you cross Long Street, the other kind – is made from cannabidiol. It’s one of 104 chemical compounds, known as cannabinoids, that can be found in the cannabis plant. It’s a naturally occurring substance, which...

We’re coming up on our fourth week of lockdown. For those who strategically stocked up on what is now considered to be contraband, your initial 21-day provisions might be thinning out. Rather than lamenting your situation, why not use this as an opportunity to kick...

SAY ‘NO’ TO PLASTIC FTN is trying to rid the world of single-use plastic one straw, grocery bag, and roll of cling film at a time. We’ve run campaigns trying to educate consumers of the effects plastic waste has on the environment. Earlier this year, Capetonians...

Looking into the year 2020 - what are some of the eco actions that we need to see more of? What kind of green-washing are we going to eradicate and where do we need to see more charge being taken? YOUTH LEADING THE CHARGE For all the...