Home | Nutrition

Nutrition

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 ...

Read More »

[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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Fry’s New Gourmet Range Ticks all the Boxes for Flexi-Eaters

Crafted with ingredients you will find in your own kitchen, The Fry Family Food Co.’s Crafted new premium range is made with 100% natural ingredients and superfoods that power up your day, deliciously! Developed out of a need to provide their own family with nutritious snack options that satisfied even the fussiest of eaters, the family-owned company, The Fry Family ...

Read More »

Take Your First Steps To Sustainable Healthy Eating

We all know how hard it is to avoid cupcakes at the office. We also know that polishing off a slab of chocolate after dinner isn’t ideal, and that building a good eating habit doesn’t happen overnight! Registered Dietician at Virgin Active South Africa, Sandi van Zyl, says that making a long‐lasting and positive behavioural change with food requires the ...

Read More »

Ucook Launches ‘Health Nut’

uCook

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »