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Food & nutritionMental & Emotional Health
October 26, 2016

Eat smart to get smart

Do you live on coffee, energy drinks, and McDonalds during exam time? You’re probably not the only one. Those quick fixes will give you an energy boost – for about five minutes. After that, you’re looking at a crash and brain fog. The result: poor exam performance and bad grades. Trade in the junk for these study-smart foods instead. (more…)
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Food & nutrition
June 29, 2016

Make it easy for teens to eat well

Between teen girls worrying about weight and teen boys swinging on the fridge door because they’re always hungry, there has to be a way to balance out what they want and what they need – here are some suggestions. (more…)
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Food & nutrition
May 27, 2014

6 super spices to stock at home

Whole and ground spices don’t just add flavour to your favourite soup, stew or curry – it turns out that a lot of them have amazing health benefits too. Here are the top 6 spices to keep stocked at home – how many of them do you use? (more…)
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Food & nutrition
January 15, 2014

Healthy lunch box ideas for back-to-school kids

Early mornings are busy in most households and the temptation is there to just give kids tuck-shop money. In truth though, it only takes 5 minutes to pack a healthy and nutritious lunch that will keep them full throughout the day, help them concentrate during class and give them the energy they need for sports and extra-mural activities. (more…)
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Recipes
January 13, 2014

Roasted butternut and couscous salad with cumin

This is a delicious and healthy alternative to a heavy, creamy side dish, especially at a braai. The roasted butternut adds a sweet flavour to the couscous and the nuts add a crunch. Serve this with a green salad and your braai meat, then there’s no need for another starch.
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Food & nutrition
December 3, 2013

Swap your unhealthy treats for healthy snacks

Whether we’re at work, home, or on the go, most people tend to snack between their main meals of the day. What most people don’t realise however, is that what they’re snacking on is likely the reason they’re putting on weight, or not able to lose weight. It’s time to ditch those unhealthy snacks and swap them for healthier (and often tastier) options. (more…)
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