HEALTH BUZZ

A round-up of the lat­est news, prod­ucts and fit­ness trends for the month.

Bona - - Contents - By Grace Man­tjiu

Health news and the lat­est prod­ucts

There are three types of di­a­betes – type 1, 2 and ges­ta­tional di­a­betes. Type 1 is when the pan­creas (gland in the ab­domen) stops pro­duc­ing in­sulin. And, this is usu­ally seen in young chil­dren and adults un­der the age of 40. Type 2 is the most com­mon, and oc­curs when the in­sulin is ei­ther not enough or doesn’t work prop­erly. The like­li­hood of you de­vel­op­ing it in­creases af­ter 45. Ges­ta­tional di­a­betes is tem­po­rary, and causes high blood sugar. That can af­fect your preg­nancy and baby’s health.

Drink­ing tea has many health ben­e­fits such as boost­ing your im­mune sys­tem. Re­duce men­tal and phys­i­cal fa­tigue with Sela En­ergy Tea (R39.99). It con­tains rooi­bos tea and guarana, which help to sup­port your body’s en­ergy. Drink­ing two cups a day will de­crease your chances of feel­ing drained or ex­hausted.

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