Targeted strategies needed to stem global tsunami of lifestyle diseases
Stats SA report indicates lifestyle diseases as the fastest-growing cause of death among South AfricansDiscovery says targeted and coordinated strategy needed among all stakeholders to change population behaviour and stem global tsunami of lifestyle diseasesInterventions include lifestyle and behaviour modification, workplace wellness programmes and public policy shiftsA new report released this
Why we welcome a sugar tax
Discovery Vitality encouraged by the revised sugar tax design announced by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his 2017 Budget Speech.
Take action to change obesity rates associated with type 2 diabetes
The World Health Organization estimates that 380 million people could have diabetes by 2025.
Vitality food and lifestyle guidelines simplify the way to healthy nutrition
A key part of being healthy, is the food and drinks you have daily. Vitality’s nutrition specialists stay up to date and engage with local and international stakeholders on the latest in food and nutrition science, and combines best practice into guidelines Vitality encourages people to follow for good health. “Healthy eating need not be boring. For us it’s about showing that healthy nutrition is
Discovery to introduce Vitality to Japan
Discovery Limited announces a strategic partnership with Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (Sumitomo Life) and SoftBank Corporation (SoftBank) that will see shared value insurance introduced to the Japanese life insurance market through the joint development and introduction of insurance products incorporated with Vitality, Discovery’s globally recognised wellness programme.