Body Mass Index and Rubbish Weight Loss Programmes

As I write this column I am wrestling with a bout of flu or Covid-19. One health expert has told me that Covid-19 is not completely gone and it rolls in on the wheels of flu. So sometimes when you think it is flu it could well be Covid-19. So if I stop mid-column just know that Covid-19 has got me or I have got Covid-19.

I am currently dealing with issues more serious than distinguishing between flu and Covid-19. The most significant thing that happened to me was to attend a Wellness event last Saturday. Usually men, including yours truly, avoid such events because at these events they will tell you things like

• You are dangerously close to being diabetic • If you don’t quit smoking very soon you will start coughing large amounts of trachea.

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Mind your health

They've repeatedly warned that hypertension, or high blood pressure, often termed a chronic lifestyle disease, is a silent killer. It's crucial for everyone to be aware of their health status. Nowadays, many companies host wellness days, offering free disease screenings to employees!Unfortunately, even with such services, some choose not to take advantage of the opportunity.The Dutch Reformed Church in Botswana recently organised a...

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