Low Carb Diets

Most South Africans love carbohydrates and because of this they often eat too much from this food group.  With summer here many people may want to shed some winter kilos and the low carbohydrate diets sound appealing as there are so many (short term) success stories. ...

Recipe Ideas

Recipe ideas LIGHT MEALS RED SALAD (2-3) ½ Red onion, finely chopped 2-3 tsp red wine vinegar 8 cherry/ Rosa tomatoes, halved 1 tin red kidney beans, 1 tbsp olive oil, salt and pepper to taste, 1.Soak onion in red wine vinegar while preparing tomatoes and draining,...

Focus on Fibre

Focus on Fibre: Increasing your fibre intake is a good way to get healthy!  It promotes bowel movements in a natural way, by absorbing water and swelling in your digestive tract, encouraging motion and preventing constipation.  It is indigestible, which means you...

Maintaining your Weight

Holiday eating Tips for eating out: Be careful with buffet meals or “eat as much as you can” offers.  If you need to go to a buffet, survey the whole choice available first and then choose the food you would like and put it on a plate. Try not to return to the buffet...

Nutrition in Pregnancy

Eating well before and during pregnancy gives your baby a good start in life. Healthy eating for pregnancy is no different from at any other time of your life however there are some special considerations. There is no need to eat for two, but there is a need to plan...

Feeding your toddler

What to Expect We all know the toddler years are challenging. Feeding a toddler is no exception. Try and enjoy the challenge and not get too stressed at this time when your toddler may use food to assert herself. Toddlers Become erratic about the types and amounts of...

Beans and Lentils

Pulses and legumes- a healthy addition to your family’s diet Pulses and legumes……what on earth do we do with those in our diet? What are they? Aren’t they just for vegetarians? These are common misconceptions on these marvellous, nutritious and economical...