Introducing: The New Kaffy Health Plan!

health plan for dancers
Category: Avon News

If you dance to earn an income, we’ve got good news! From now on, you can focus on your hustle, rest assured that your health is in good hands with the new Kaffy Health Plans by Avon HMO. The Kaffy plans were born out of conversations between Avon HMO and leading professional dancer, fitness coach and Guinness World Record holder, Kafayat Shafau-Ameh, popularly known as Kaffy. Having seen what professional … Read More

An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away. Fact or Fiction?

An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away. Fact or Fiction?
Category: Healthy Living

You likely know the familiar expression, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” While the phrase appeared to have been coined in 1913, it was actually based on a Pembrokeshire proverb that originated in 1866: “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” Interesting stuff. So is it true? Read on. Nutritional value Apples are loaded with important nutrients, including fibre, … Read More

5 Steps to a Better Breast Self-exam

5 Steps to a Better Breast Self-exam
Category: Healthy Living

The best and most thorough breast self-exam you can perform is a multistep process, involving more than just the breasts themselves. Here are five steps to a more effective exam Step 1: Start by looking for differences between your breasts Good breast self-exams should be concerned with both the look and feel of breasts. Stand or sit in front of a mirror and look out for Visible lumps Unusual differences … Read More

7 Things That Can Affect How Your Medications Work

7 Things That Can Affect How Your Medications Work
Category: Healthy Living

Did you know some medications cannot be taken together because they’ll counteract each other? This isn’t all; what you eat or drink can also have an effect on some drugs, too. Here are a few of them. 1. Grapefruit This citrus fruit changes the way certain cells in your gut take in and move medication through your body — it can affect more than 50 drugs. It can make some, … Read More

Five Ways To Improve Mental Health in Your Workplace

Five Ways To Improve Mental Health in Your Workplace
Category: Mental Wellness

According to the WHO, disregarding mental health in the workplace may lead to physical and mental health problems, harmful use of substances or alcohol, absenteeism, and lost productivity. Here are 5 ways to improve mental health in your place of work. Promote work/life balance. We all want to go as hard as we can but ignoring that you have a life outside work hurts the company in the long run. … Read More

Insomnia is not the only problem: 7 Other Reasons You Can’t Sleep Well

Insomnia is not the only problem: 5 Other Reasons You Can’t Sleep Well
Category: Healthy Living

Whenever someone is experiencing difficulties with sleep, they’re quick to blame insomnia. However, there are many other reasons responsible for sleeplessness. Here are 7 of them… Nocturia This is a condition that makes people make many trips to the bathroom during the night, thus making it hard to get enough sleep. Nocturia can affect people at any age, those over 60 are more prone. Sleep apnoea It’s a condition in … Read More