Smoothie Recipe and NutriBullet DISCOUNT

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Healthy, convenient and portable, smoothies make for ideal fuel-on-the-go. All it takes is a blender and a few key ingredients in your refrigerator. We spend money on gadgets, clothes, eating out and other luxuries so, if you can afford it, investing in your health by buying a quality juicer or blender is totally worth it! […]

Feeling stress rich and time poor?

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In today’s world, it seems that we are living our lives in an energy crisis; in more ways than one. We work longer hours and juggle many more balls each day, making us stress-rich, yet time-poor. This is one of the contributing factors towards poor lifestyle choices. Even though there is more information on health […]

Optimal Diets: No Quick Fix

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  Good food = Good nutrients = Quality fuel = Sustained energy = Peak performance The conversation regarding what makes up the ideal diet for optimal wellness and longevity is an ongoing and exhausting debate. There seems to be more confusion than ever before. Perhaps this is because a one-size-fits-all approach does not work. Choosing […]

Quick Recipe Idea: Beetroot, Pear & Biltong Salad

Energy 1 631 kJ; carbohydrate 43 g; fibre 11 g; protein 22 g; fat 13 g; 1. Toss together 5 quartered precooked baby beetroot (150g), a handful of cherry tomatoes, a handful of baby mushrooms and 1 peeled and cubed pear. 2. Top with 2 T (Tablespoon) shredded lean biltong. 3. Crumble ¼ (OK so maybe […]

A Busy Persons Guide To Preparing Healthy Meals – 5 Top Tips

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Taking short cuts in the kitchen doesn’t mean shortchanging your health! Enjoying healthy balanced meals is a must if you want to manage your health and maybe lose some weight too. As a busy person your emphasis should be less about preparation and cooking and more about assembling meals that are not only easy and […]

4 Emergency Lunch Supplies To Keep In Your Drawer

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Most of our working days are so hectic that we hardly have time to take time out to eat lunch, let alone go buy lunch. And nine times out of ten, the most convenient options are not always the healthiest. By keeping a few emergency supplies in your desk drawer you can always be sure […]

4 Steps To Balancing Any Meal … Any Time

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Enjoying healthy balanced meals is a must if you want to manage your health, maximise your energy levels and maybe lose some weight too. These four steps ensure that your meal, be it breakfast, lunch or a light dinner, is made up of various food groups and various nutrients too. Preparing a balanced meal in […]

The Heart Of The Matter

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  Want to look after your heart? Want to lower cholesterol? Want to lower high blood pressure? A TYPICAL HEART FRIENDLY DAY SHOULD LOOK SOMETHING LIKE THIS … BREAKFAST: A bowl of cooked oats with grated apple, cinnamon and a handful of almonds WHY: Soluble fibre in oats may help lower cholesterol. The almonds provide […]

Are Your Tight Jeans Caused By Your Genes?

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Is DNA the new diet ABC? Ever wonder why some families are just “naturally skinny” while others are more robust all round? Is this simply due to lifestyle choices and eating habits? Why is it then that even though you follow the exact same diet and exercise regime as your friend, she’s already hit her […]

Our Daily Bread

Bread is a staple food for so many of us. Just this weekend I found myself enjoying sliced ciabatta dipped in olive oil, toasted rye with grilled mushrooms and fresh naan bread with spicy chicken, and I declined a fresh boerewors roll at the afternoon braai. So, clearly bread creeps into our diets and easily […]