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Ucook Launches ‘Health Nut’

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Local dinner kit delivery service, Ucook has, over the last three years, analysed the demographics of their customer base to nail down how and what people want to eat. The resulting categories introduced on the website now include Health Nut and Easy Peasy. Unlike traditional categories which commonly form part of the international dinner kit circuit, UCook’s new categories are ...

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Winter Lentil Stew Recipe

A hearty lentil stew is perfect for these cold winter days and nights. This delicious lentil dish is quick and easy to make, it’s low in fat, vegan friendly and gluten free. Lentils are high in protein and are packed with both soluble and insoluble fibre. Foods high in soluble fibre help stabilise blood sugar and reduce cholesterol. Foods high ...

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Shake Up Your Wake Up With Kasha

Kasha

Family-run food producer, The Fry Family Food Co. has launched SA’s first plant-based, gluten-free breakfast cereal, Kasha. Fry’s Kasha is a tasty, versatile protein-packed breakfast cereal, instant shake or snacking option – available in two flavours: Cacao, and Vanilla with Chia Seed. Made using a unique blend of healthy ingredients such as moringa, cinnamon and chia seeds, Kasha will boost ...

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Supplements Dominate Retail Health Market

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One way to beat the rising cost of healthcare, especially with an economy in recession, is to invest in your health to prevent illness. With some chilly months still ahead of us, we’re not clear of colds-and-flu season yet, and you need to keep your immune system operating optimally. Massive market A trend towards better healthcare as a preventive measure ...

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Maximise The Impact Of Your Nutrition

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Functional food manufacturer Futurelife offers nutrition tips to get the best from your body on race day Futurelife nutritionist, Megan Lee, provides some nutrition tips that are guaranteed to keep you healthy and help boost your performance, both in your training and on race day. For those preparing for the Pretoria Spar Women’s Challenge, taking place on 5 August 2017, ...

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Dieting Truths and Lies

Eden Life

There’s no getting around it: when you’re trying to lose weight, you often find yourself on the receiving end of all kinds of advice, many of it contradictory. So, what exactly is the best way to get rid of those kilos? Paula Galvao of Eden Life sorts the facts from the fiction: The diet lie: Eating after sunset causes weight ...

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Healthy Gut, Happy Life!

Healthy Gut

Unpacking the importance of a healthy gut and its impact on your health and wellbeing. If you’ve been following the latest health trends you’ll know that gut health is a topical theme within the health and wellness sphere. According to the latest research by Gut Microbiota News Watch, the status of your gut microbes can impact everything from your body’s ...

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From Food to Fuel

food to fuel

By Megan Pentz-Kluyts RD (SA) We all know that exercise is good for so many reasons – it makes us feel good, it provides an outlet for stress, it enables us to form friendships and socialise with others, we can set and achieve goals, get stronger, lose weight, reduce disease risk. Hooked yet? A balanced diet is a cornerstone of ...

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SA’s Health Supplements Market Booms

supplement market

South Africa’s health supplements market has tapped into a vein of vitality that has seen unprecedented growth in recent years – largely driven by consumers’ increased interest in healthy living and a desire to reduce their risk of illness.

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The Right Fuel For A Workout

Your diet is an inextricable part of your exercise routine. “What you eat before and after you work out is a balancing act of giving your body the right amount of fuel at the right time,” says Sandi van Zyl, registered dietitian at Virgin Active SA. She says if you follow some simple dietary guidelines you can really optimise any ...

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