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Recipes
August 9, 2019

Two recipes that will transform the way you see apples

An apple is the super ingredient you never knew you needed in your dishes. It makes a crispy, juicy and nutritious snack, now it’s time super-charge your main meals with these apple-inspired recipes.
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Food & nutrition
August 9, 2018

Are some fruits healthier than others?

When it comes to the dessert menu, you’re better off with a fruit salad, but while fruits are nutrient-dense snacks, sugar is sugar. Even natural forms of sugar in fruit, can still send your blood-sugar level soaring as much as a triple chocolate mousse! Here’s a handy guide to get your sugar fixed in the healthiest way possible: Low-, medium- and high-sugar fruits All fruits have zero cholesterol and saturated fats, and are low in sodium, keeping your blood pressure balanced. Therefore, the only baddie on your fruit platter or sosatie is sugar. Here is the low-down from your healthiest,…
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Food & nutrition
July 31, 2016

What’s that in my food?

Feel like digging into a delicious chicken Caesar salad, or getting a mouthful of juicy and tender steak? Then we hope you’re buying good quality ingredients, otherwise you could be eating a lot more than you bargained for. (more…)
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Food & nutrition
December 19, 2013

Fruit each day keeps disease at bay

The old saying “an apple a day, keeps the doctor away” might have some basis to it, especially if you’re over the age of 50. Researchers from Oxford University assume that eating an apple a day could prevent up to 8 500 heart attack and stroke related deaths in the UK each year. As we get older, particularly if you’re older than 50, the risk of cardiovascular disease increases, which makes this research very important. The only hiccup is that the assumptions are calculated from a scientific model and not a study. (more…)
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Food & nutrition
December 15, 2013

Road trips, picnics and beach snacks – the healthy way

These holidays, you don’t need to spend a fortune on pricey and fatty snacks from garage pit stops when you’re on the road. And likewise, when it comes to picnics and beach snacks, there are plenty of tasty and healthy alternatives to the traditional soggy sandwich! Here are our top suggestions, let us know what you pack to eat for a day on the beach, a picnic or road trip. (more…)
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Recipes
December 2, 2013

Healthy breakfast smoothie

Fresh fruit shakes in between meals are good for people who are trying to maintain a healthy weight. Shakes are easier to consume and digest between meals and they're a good way to ensure you get your 5-a-day. (more…)
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