When Big Issue vendor Sherman Permall joined the organisation in 2017, it was as if he had been thrown a lifeline; he received a second chance in life.
The 42-year-old father lives in Belhar with his wife Beulah and two young adult sons, and sells the magazine from his pitch in Fish Hoek. Beulah is studying teaching and hopes to open her own childcare centre in the near future. Sherman’s firstborn son Bradley is working and doing part-time studies, while his youngest boy Joshua is at home due to the pandemic.
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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.
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Diabetes expert Dr Neville Wellington, medical director of Nutrition Network, shares valuable insight into managing type 2 diabetes.
In bugs we thrive
Lara Dugas, an Honorary Professor in the Department of Human Biology at UCT, delves straight into the gut of the matter.
How did we end up here?
Professor Tim Noakes investigates the dietary advice that has led to the chronic diseases present in today’s population.
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.
Are humans less healthy today than we were in the past?
Professor Tim Noakes looks to scientific evidence for answers to this timely question.
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Poised For Innovative Solutions
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Creating Art & Community
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