Category : Healthy eating

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The 5 Fats you need in your life

It’s time to stop fearing the f-word In recent years, fat has finally left the naughty corner of nutrition and been welcomed with open arms into our daily diets. If you still don’t believe the hype, and fear high fat…

No Comments / March 18, 2016

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A SIMPLE DETOX WILL LEAVE YOU RENEWED AND FULL OF ENERGY

Has the festive season and busy start to 2016 left you feeling sluggish and unhealthy? It is probably because your body is trying to shake the effects of prolonged over- indulgence – of too much sugar, caffeine, alcohol, overeating and…

No Comments / January 8, 2016

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Eat, drink and don’t be sorry this festive season

Year-end functions, office parties and the overload of festive events can play havoc with your waistline and your health. The coming weeks therefore require some guerrilla tactics if you don’t want to enter the New Year wearing what you ate…

No Comments / December 21, 2015

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4 Foods You Love, but Should Hate!

Living in the modern, urbanised and westernised Mzansi leaves you eating take-aways more often than on weekends only, right? We are all guilty of this. There’s nothing wrong with eating junk food occasionally. However, our busy school lives, work schedules…

No Comments / September 18, 2015

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Fat is good for you

‘Fat is bad’. ‘Fat makes you fat’. We’ve all heard it a million times and have become so terrified of consuming fat that we’ve forgotten a few very important facts. Namely, that all fat isn’t bad, and that our bodies…

No Comments / August 13, 2015

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The Surprising Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners are consumed daily worldwide. They’ve been used for over 100 years, but are they safe—or are they to blame for your weight-loss struggles and lackluster performance in the gym? For decades now, we’ve been told to avoid added…

No Comments / August 7, 2015

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5 reasons to give up sugar

It’s not easy to give up sugar, but you’ll see that the positive results of doing so will make it well worth the effort. In today’s world it’s not easy to avoid sugar, since it’s added to so many foods we…

No Comments / July 21, 2015

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8 High-Protein Vegetables

Slabs of meat don’t have to be the only protein-rich items on your dinner plate. Check out which vegetables provide the protein boost you’re looking for. No, we’re not talking about sprinkling your greens with a scoop of protein powder…

No Comments / July 9, 2015

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Natura Sugars – Rediscover the True Taste of Sugar

Sugar has a bad rep, and for some good reasons too. However, withthe launch of NATURA SUGARS in South Africa, you can now rediscover the true taste of sugar. The range isunrefined and unprocessed, and made from lush ripe canes…

No Comments / June 9, 2015

5 NUTRIENT-RICH FOODS TO SUPERCHARGE ANY VEGETARIAN DINNER!

5 Nutrient-Rich Foods To Supercharge Any Vegetarian Dinner!

Ever find yourself short on a few essential nutrients at day’s end? Don’t fret! Here are 5 easy ways to plump up any vegetarian dinner and meet your nutritional needs. When it comes to meeting our macros—and even more importantly,…

No Comments / May 26, 2015