NEW! Products you should or shouldn’t be using…

Use our new product service to find out if you are getting the best – and why! One often habitually purchases certain products or buy them because certain claims are made. If you would like to have an unbiased opinion about the food and nutrition products you normally use, please download our product request form. […]

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SHELL South Africa WELLNESS DAY

There’s no such thing as a ‘diet’ to lower blood cholesterol, blood sugar or for weight loss… Misinformation about food, nutrition and diet therapy abound…and this is where we would like to offer assistance to help people understand how simple changes in the type of foods we choose – can make a huge difference to […]

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How safe is your Vitamin C supplement?

Add this dose of common sense to your daily supplement regime… There is an increasing trend to advocate mega doses (far higher than would be found in food sources) of vitamins such as Vitamin C, A, and E to treat and prevent everything from the common cold to aging. We’re told these mega doses are […]

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Press release: Who’s behind food packaging symbols?

With so many food products claiming health benefits, one can’t help but wonder if the consumer is getting what they think they are getting… It is vital to be aware that although logos and endorsements are in theory designed to help consumers make informed decisions, this may not always hold true in practice. The bottom […]

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The GI – friend or foe?

What is the Glycemic index (GI)? The Glycemic Index (GI) ranks carbohydrate containing foods according to the effect that they have on blood sugar levels. Foods with a GI of under 55 are classified as low GI, their energy (sugar) is released more slowly. Low GI food choices are recommended for people with diabetes, slimmers’ […]

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How much sugar is in the can?

Added sugar in our daily diet have shown a marked increase over the last 100 years. This contributes to the increased incidence of obesity and related health conditions. Use this simple calculation to help you make better choices. How much sugar is in the can?  

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Everybody say CHEESE!

May I enjoy some cheese? Ask this question of your doctor, your dietician or health promoting agencies such as the Heart Foundation and you are likely to receive an answer that, in one way or another will urge you to be cautious. It’s an ‘animal’-fat’ product – high in so-called BAD saturated fat. It contains […]

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Afrikaans: Basiese Gesonde-Kos Inkopielys

Dis makliker om gesond te eet as daar gesonde kos in jou koskas is…  BeterEet Basiese Gesonde Inkopielys  

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Probiotika aanvulling uit jou kombuis!

Vegetable Pickle

Gefermenteerde voedsel is reeds vir eeue deel van kulture om die wêreld se dieet. Miso uit Japan. Sauerkraut (suurkool) uit Duitsland. Kisri (Sorghum gefermenteerde pannekoeke) uit midde Afrika. Amasi (dikmelk) in Suid Afrika om maar ‘n paar te noem. Vandag eet meeste mense te min gefermenteerde kossoorte ten spyte daarvan dat die belang van probiotika […]

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