Exercise is not just great to keep fit, slim down and tone muscles. It’s also good for your heart’s health. An average of 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise or 15 minutes of high-intensity exercise per day, 5 days per week, should help you to save your heart from many health risks. Here’s why exercise is good for your heart…
During a year when the whole world was bracing itself for the worst and our everyday lives were inundated with statistics about infections and mortality, our role in the health and wellbeing of our employees and members became apparent. We needed to adapt quickly to the changes
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are 1.3 billion tobacco users globally, and the substance kills more than 8 million people each year. More than 7 million of these deaths are the result of direct tobacco use, while around 1.2 million are the result of non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke.
Bestmed Medical Scheme offers personal medical savings accounts (PMSAs), otherwise referred to as ‘medical savings’, ‘annual savings’ or just ‘savings’, on certain benefit options. As a medical aid member, it can get a bit confusing when trying to wrap your head around how your savings work.
The members of Team Bestmed are absolute champs in competitive cycling (even if we say so ourselves!). We caught up with Chris van Rooyen to learn more about what the team has been up to thus far in 2021, their preparation and wins at the South African National Road Championships, and their donation of old kit to a development team of school children.
Everybody loves a little bit of junk food. Not only is it just plain delicious, it’s also fast, easy and really accessible these days with delivery apps and drive-throughs. It’s also thought of as a lot cheaper.
2020 was nothing short of the extraordinary, with some of the changes required to adapt to the local (and global) COVID-19 pandemic being what some would refer to as “extra” and some just “ordinary”.
Bestmed members have the following contactless service channels available to them:
Though the official year had come to an end, a few Partners for Possibly (PfP) projects for 2020 were placed on hold due to strict lockdown. Talent Manager Michelle Ward oversaw the completion of these projects at the end of 2020, ensuring that Bestmed’s PfP partner Mamelodi East Prevocational School has optimally functioning classrooms, as well as a multipurpose sports field.
Want to include more nutrients in your diet? Though so-called superfoods may have been named as such for marketing purposes, they do seem to deserve the title for packing an extra punch of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that are extremely good for you.
Check out our top 5 list of what we’d hail as affordable and widely available superfoods (in random order),