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Diet Lies Busted

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. We separate truth from fiction!

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Med Diet Ranked Best in 2018

Most people’s new year resolutions include losing weight, being healthier and getting into shape.  The question is where to start. The health experts have weighed in on the best diets for 2018 and the Mediterranean diet ranks at the top. The Mediterranean diet focuses on vegetables, fruit, nuts, seeds, legumes, potatoes, whole grains, bread, herbs, spices, fish, seafood and extra ...

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Back To Basics For Better Health

Modern lifestyles are a curious, and unhealthy, mixture of “stop” and “go” – most of us spend the long hours of our working days sitting, sedentary behaviour that’s considered so bad for our health that it’s been dubbed “the new smoking”; but on the other hand, we juggle busy work, family and social lives, struggle to find time for our ...

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Fit Pregnancy Recipe Guide [Free Download]

 There’s no time in a woman’s life when it is more important to take your nutrition seriously than during pregnancy. During this time you’re not only eating to nourish yourself, but you’re also ensuring the optimal health and development of your unborn baby. To help you cope with this tricky period in your life, try one of these easy to ...

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[Recipe] Salad Jars: The Perfect Lunch Box Snack

Salad jars are the perfect snack: healthy, easy to consume anywhere, and quick to prepare. Here is a salad jar recipe to try on busy days during the holidays: Serves: 1 – 2 people Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes   Ingredients 3 Fry’s Chickpea and Roasted Butternut Balls (frozen) 3 Fry’s Chickpea and Quinoa Falafels (frozen) 20g baby butter lettuce ...

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Mediterranean Diet Best But Choose Purest Omega 3 – Health Expert

A Mediterranean diet rich in omega 3 fats, fruits and vegetables combined with moderate exercise is the healthiest way to lose weight, new research shows. A study, published in the US journal, Circulation, found that the Mediterranean diet – which is rich in omega 3 fats found in oily fish, olive oil, nuts, seeds, and some vegetables — combined with ...

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Our Editor’s Ultimate Healthy & Fit Vacation Guide!

The last few months of the year are often frantic as we try to drop those last few kilos we picked up during winter, just to look great in our bikinis on the beach during our December vacation. While this is a great motivator after hibernating during the colder months, it shouldn’t be something you do just to look great ...

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[Holiday Recipe] Country Roast in a Sweet Tomato Glaze with Sweet Potato Mash

The new Country Roast by Frys is the first plant-based meatloaf to hit South African shelve just in time for the festive season. It is a delicious and equally nutritious meal that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, iron and fibre, and much more. Serve this delicious, plant-based Country Roast in a Sweet Tomato Glaze with Sweet Potato Mash this festive ...

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Healthy Padkos for the Holidays

Need some quick-energy mobile snacks? Don’t resort to junk food this festive season. With a little planning, you can enjoy tasty, nutrient-rich alternatives to keep your stomach satisfied and your mind alert on the roads. Ever noticed how a lunchbox that’s perfectly ordinary when packed for school or work takes on an exotic quality when it’s padkos for a road ...

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Just Two Sugary Drinks A Week Is Hazardous

Research shows that just two sugar-sweetened beverages a week may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, while drinking one a day may raise blood pressure. A Stellenbosch University review of 36 studies found that the consumption of sweetened drinks is steadily rising worldwide, impacting directly on metabolic syndrome — a cluster of risk factors which contribute to heart disease ...

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