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About Nicky Perks
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Entries by Nicky Perks
Article contributed by Starr Lindegger (Botswana-based coach) I have been travelling a lot these last few weeks, and doing some serious long distances. Driving from Maun, in Botswana, all the way to Nottingham Road in the Natal Midlands, in South Africa. We also detoured to visit friends in far off places. The last thing I wanted was for my […]
Article contributed by Isabel Busschau (JHB-based Banting Buddies coach) ADD, ADHD, hyperactivity or learning problems. These conditions are found in many children today. There are different kinds of learning problems. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is most commonly seen as a learning problem, not necessarily accompanied by unruly behavior. It usually means the child has an exceptionally […]
Article contributed by Karyn Gronn (JHB-based Banting Buddies coach) If soy is nature’s miracle food, then why are so many vegetarians and health conscious fanatics so sick!!! WHAT is the actual motivation behind this hype, or again have the facts been twisted for profit gains?! Unfermented soy is a very controversial food topic. I believe people have been mislead […]
Article contributed by Starr Lindegger (Botswana-based Banting Buddies coach) Do you suffer from depression? Are you often tired and irritable? Do you look older than your actual age? Are your eyes often dry? Do you have cracked heels? A deficiency in omega-3 can cause or contribute to the above ailments, as well as more serious mental […]
Author: Nicky Perks (Co-founder of Banting Buddies) Reviewing my conference notes to write this post, I am once again amazed at the valuable information that the speakers shared with us. I was honestly so privileged to have attended. In this post I will share some more of the key points made. My hope is that […]
Article contributed by Elizabeth Wahl (Pietermaritzburg- based Banting Buddies coach) Living a Banting lifestyle means eliminating as many toxins as possible from our food and environment. We recognise that sugar is one such toxin, and less sugar can mean weight loss, improved health, diabetic control, and reduced tooth decay. But old habits die hard! The quest […]
Article contributed by Janita Bold (Durban- based Banting Buddies coach) Many people ask if they can embark on the Banting lifestyle if they have had their gall bladders removed. The answer is a definite YES! What actually causes gallstones? The gallbladder stores bile, made by the liver, to digest the fat you eat. Eating foods low in […]
Article contributed by Heather Petzer (JHB-based Banting Buddies coach) There has been so much talk about the healing and restorative powers of bone broth in the Banting community lately and it’s not without reason. Broths made with roasted bones, have been a huge part of many cultures for thousands of years. Besides its amazing taste and […]
Article contributed by Karyn Gronn (JHB-based Banting Buddies coach) WHY DO WE NEED VITAMIN D3 AND WHY THE BIG HYPE? All over the WORLD, including sunny South Africa, Vitamin D deficiency is rampant. The truth is we do not get sufficient Vitamin D through sun exposure or through our foods. Vitamin D supplementation gives us the […]