The Big Issue #292

  • The Big Issue #292 (20 January 2021 – 19 February 2021) is available from your favourite vendor across the city.

Are humans less healthy today than we were in the past?

Professor Tim Noakes looks to scientific evidence for answers to this timely question.

Getting to the heart of the matter

Trained consultant cardiologist for the NHS in the UK, Dr Aseem Maholtra unpacks the relationship between physical fitness, physical activity and cardiovascular health.

Percy’s new lease on life

Atlantis resident Percy de Leeuw shares his experiences as a chronic diabetic and how his life has changed for the better since completing the Eat Better South Africa programme.

Eat better , live better 

There has never been a more important time to prioritise our health, says Dr Hassina Kajee, integrative physician, and medical director of Nutrition Network.

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Nopinki Feni

Big Issue vendor Nopinki Feni may not have a sufficient flow of income, but one thing she has in abundance is gratitude.

Aphiwe Shumi

Family means everything to 30-year-old Big Issue vendor Aphiwe Shumi. The single mother of three children (aged three, five and 10) lost her own mother when she was much younger. This meant that she had to care for her two younger siblings, who are now nine and 18, respectively.

Are humans less healthy today than we were in the past?

Professor Tim Noakes looks to scientific evidence for answers to this timely question.

Getting to the heart of the matter

Trained consultant cardiologist for the NHS in the UK, Dr Aseem Maholtra unpacks the relationship between physical fitness, physical activity and cardiovascular health.

Percy’s new lease on life

Atlantis resident Percy de Leeuw shares his experiences as a chronic diabetic and how his life has changed for the better since completing the Eat Better South Africa programme.

Eat better , live better

There has never been a more important time to prioritise our health, says Dr Hassina Kajee, integrative physician, and medical director of Nutrition Network.

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