Nov 11

Healthy Low-GI Banana Bread

We all know that it is important to eat enough fruit, but with all the lovely in-season fruit we have during summertime, often we sometimes overcommit and then have too many overripe fruit all at once. We’ll for your overripe bananas, we have the best solution to your disposal. The... read more →
Nov 11

The Holiday Season should be your Fitness Season

The festive season is on the horizon ladies and gents! Can you smell the roast beef and feel the sun kissing your skin? The late mornings and late evenings? The festive season, along with all its glory and memories, is on its way. This is the time for you to... read more →
Nov 11

Staying Hydrated

Every cell, tissue, and organ in the body needs water to work properly and to ensure overall good health. The body needs water to regulate temperature, remove waste products and to keep joints lubricated. Minerals and nutrients are dissolved in water, making them easier to absorb, and waste products are... read more →
Nov 11

Diabetes: Protect your Family

On 14 November 2019 it is World Diabetes Day and marks the second year of a two-year theme focusing on “The Family and Diabetes”. This year the slogan for the campaign is “Diabetes: Protect your Family”. Diabetes: Facts and Figures 425 million adults (1 in 11) have diabetes. The number... read more →
Oct 16

Make Eating Whole Foods a Way of Life

In South Africa, National Nutrition Week and National Obesity Week are celebrated every year from 9 – 15 October and 15 – 19 October respectively to create awareness among consumers about obesity and the importance of eating healthy. The Statistics and Causes In 2016, a South African study found that... read more →
Oct 16

What You Need To Know About Your Thyroid

The thyroid is known as the master gland of the metabolism. Not only does it regulate metabolism by controlling the rate at which the body converts calories into energy, but it also controls the release of oxygen. Aside from producing these necessary hormones, the thyroid is also important for the... read more →
Oct 16

Whole foods lentil salad

This salad is so nutritious and filling, containing a high-protein grains (hello quinoa!), healthy omegas (extra virgin olive oil) and cancer-fighting antioxidants (lycopene in the tomatoes). This salad keeps well in the fridge for about 4 days, making this the ideal recipe to use when meal-prepping for the week’s lunches.... read more →
Oct 16

8 Ways to have a HAPPY summer

As soon as winter is over and spring arrives, it usually feels like we can breathe again (except for those of you who love winter (weirdos!). Summer is the season I look forward to the most each year because it is all about fun, freedom, holiday vibes and no scarves... read more →
Sep 05

Crustless Spinach Quiche

Preparation: 15 – 20 minutes Serves: 4 Oven @ 180°C Ingredients: 1 chopped onion 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 tbs canola oil 300g frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained 2/3 cup finely chopped ham 5 eggs 1 cup mozzarella cheese Salt and pepper to taste Instructions: In a large... read more →
Sep 03

Things to do to BOOST your mood

Eat 2 fruits a day There is a reason why they say, ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’. Fruits have natural sugars, vitamins and nutrients that boost your immune system and can help keep your metabolism steady. Nutrients like vitamin C, potassium, vitamin B, dietary fibre and folate... read more →