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Here are some quick and easy bite-sized information tips to help you make better and healthier choices this weekend. AVOS FOR BREAKFAST Adding avos to your rise-and-shine menu is a great way to start your day. They boost your daily intake of monounsaturated fats and essential nutrients such as potassium,

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Quinoa is a good source of fibre, folate, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus and B vitamins. It has an amino acid score of 106, which indicates a complete or high quality protein. Quinoa is also a good source of carbohydrate, containing roughly the same amount of carbohydrate as a 100g portion of

Banting diet

  The number of diets, weight-loss tools and healthy-living options available to us today is almost overwhelming. Yet, obesity and health-related problems are at a peak. Is a low-carb, high-fat diet the answer? The latest South African diet fad is Banting, and scientific discussion of low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) diets has

A new wonder elixir, health fad of functional food? We investigate… By Kay Lockwood Previously shunned and little heard of, coconut oil is now widely available. Exercise and health fanatics are adding it to their breakfast smoothies or whisking a spoon into their morning coffees for a metabolic boost and

Prepare this scrumptious veggie burger recipe by Vanessa Marx for your family this Monday.. MAKES 6 BURGERS INGREDIENTS 350g butternut cubes 350g sweet potato cubes 150g lentils, cooked 2ml ground cinnamon 2ml ground nutmeg 30ml extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper ½ cup ground almonds 1 whole iceberg lettuce

Banana bread is an all-time favourite and a great way to use up ripe bananas, which can be frozen until you are ready to bake. This version is baked individually as muffins and spiked with peanut butter.

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If you don’t think you have time for exercise, healthy meals or stress-busting techniques, you’re not alone. New surveys report that crazy-busy schedules keep around 42% of North Americans from exercising, and 21% from cooking and relaxing. One new survey of time-starved people even reported that 58% of them said

Banana bread is an all-time favourite and a great way to use up ripe bananas, which can be frozen until you are ready to bake. This version is baked individually as muffins and spiked with peanut butter.

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By now most of us are familiar with the Mediterranean diet argument: that eating like the people of these sun-soaked and olive-oil happy nations is pretty much a sure fire way to maintain optimal health. But, in the wake of first Paleo, and then Banting diet booms, it seems that a little reminder

Although drinking water regularly throughout the day  is the best way to stay hydrated, you can also re-hydrate your body by eating certain foods. Here are the healthiest natural foods to hydrate your body and help you live a healthier life. Cucumbers Cucumbers are readily available during the summer months.