Believe it ! Fruit and vegetables have healing properties!

Fruit and vegetables are the only foods which, in thousands of research studies, have been consistently associated with risk reduction in several diseases including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and age-related macular degeneration. A diet rich in a variety of plant foods provides a mixture of phytochemicals (“non-nutritive” substances in plants) that possess health protective […]

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Omega 3 fat from fish – a cut above the rest

Fatty fish is the only fatty animal product of which one should include more – not less! Some fish are naturally high in fat e.g. mackerel, salmon, sardines, pilchards, snoek! Tuna – when fresh, is also regarded a high fat fish. However, tinned tuna contains – nothing – so to speak. The fat naturally found […]

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Garlic

Garlic is renowned for its beneficial qualities in the prevention of many diseases, including heart disease. It contains many plant chemicals with strong anti-oxidant properties like sulphides. Sulphides, as found in garlic (and onions) are believed to help reduce blood pressure and improve circulation AND it adds a lot of flavour and “health” to your […]

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Herbs – magical medicine for dull winter foods…

Fresh herbs can transform a simple dish  into a special meal. Herbs contain phyto-nutrients like chlorophyll and even the vitamin Folic Acid and including them will improve the nutrient density of your diet. Many people do not use herbs, because they seem unfamiliar and are uncertain about what to use. Use our simple guide to […]

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Tofoe (Tofu) – waat maak ek daarmee?

Hierdie oosterse stapel het vele voordele – vir vroue en mans Tofu is stapelvoedsel in Oosterse lande. In Suid-Afrika is dit bietjie minder beskikbaar en duur – maar in vergeleke met hoe maklik met R20 uithaal vir gemorskos – is dit nie onmoontlik om die ongeveer R45 ‘n week op jou gesondheid te spandeer. Waarom […]

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Groentesap vir detoks en gewigsverlies

Heerlik, maklik, goedkoop en SUPERGESOND! Hierdie groentesap voorsien heelwat van die voedingstowwe wat nodig is om die liggaam te help om sy eie ‘detoks’ of skoonhou prosesse aan die gang te hou. BeterEet™ Detoks Groentesap  

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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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Take your ‘pinch’ of salt with a pinch of potassium…

Much have been written and said about salt and salt reduction. Unfortunately, as with many ‘blanket’ dietary recommendations, one often achieves exactly the opposite of the goal with the statement: REDUCE YOUR SALT INTAKE. Those individuals who do use salt, ‘shut down’ and those that don’t, regard this statement as not applicable to them. Please […]

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Ginger- a wonder root?!

Blood sugar control, cholesterol lowering, blood thinning, anti -emetic( anti nausea), anti-indigestion, anti-oxidant and detoxification booster! These are but some of the virtues attributed to ginger. Via it’s impact on the body’s stress response, it also helps prevent blood vessel damage and development of heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke. It’s safe to consume […]

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Afrikaans: Is daar nog voedingstowwe in ons groente?

Dikwels hoor ‘n mens mens die stelling dat voedsels vandag nie meer dieselfde voedingswaarde het as ‘n paar jaar gelede nie. Die stelling is egter onwaar. Mense vra my ook dikwels of die groente in winterbredies – wat so lekker is as dit koud is – nog enige voedingswaarde het? Die antwoord lê in PHYTONUTRIËNTE […]

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