Healthy living

Stopping smoking: what science says works
Quitting smoking is the single best thing you can do for your health – but it’s also one of the hardest. These are the methods that science says are the most effective.
How to beat high blood pressure
High blood pressure is known as the silent killer because you will experience almost no symptoms. That’s why it’s important to check your blood pressure regularly.
Every parent's guide to good and bad germs
You’ve probably heard that a little exposure to germs and dirt is a good thing, but also that you should wash your hands regularly. So, what’s the best way to stay healthy? 1Life investigates.
How to be the colleague everyone wants to work with
Want to be a great team player? We spoke to a workplace team expert about how to make sure you are respected and liked by your colleagues.
How science can help you look and feel younger
Turns out you can slow down the ageing process. Science says take these 7 steps to stay youthful, fit and healthy.
How to flu-proof the family before winter
The 2017 flu season was particularly deadly in the northern hemisphere – and winter is coming in South Africa. Here’s how to protect your family from the flu virus.
The real reason you can't lose that weight
For some people, no matter what they eat or how much they exercise, those extra kilograms aren’t going anywhere. It could be that something other than diet and lifestyle is at play. Find out more.
2018’s top fitness trend revealed!
HIIT is the leading fitness trend for 2018 for its fitness-boosting, time-saving benefits. Here’s what you need to know.
Health fads you should ignore in 2018
Do you follow all the latest celebrity health trends? To find out if they make an ounce of difference to your actual health, read on.