Five of the Worst Food Additives to Avoid


The word ‘additive’ sounds harmless enough. It makes you think that it was just some extra and important ingredient thrown into your food at the last minute to enrich it. These days it seems that there are so many additives appearing in foods, but what do they really do? Although benign sounding, additives are often bad news. Here are some of the most important food additives to avoid the next time you go grocery shopping.


Host the Perfect Banting Braai


At this point in time, everyone knows what banting is and has at least one friend who follows the Tim Noakes’ diet religiously. Luckily, meat is on the green (go!) list so most of the meat that you will serve at your braai is A-OK among banters. The difficulty is preparing desserts and side dishes that don’t include carbohydrates or sugar. Here are a few suggestions:

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Five Spring Energy Superfoods


Just because the weather is warmer, it doesn’t mean that you’re guaranteed of instantly feeling energetic. If it feels like you’re still carrying the hibernation desire of winter, here are five superfoods to boost your energy and give you that spring feeling.


How Berries Can Help You Lose Weight


You know that berries are full of antioxidants that fight free radicals, keeping your body better protected against illness. But berries can also help you shed the pounds. Here’s why these superfoods can help you achieve your weight-loss goals.

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‘Healthy’ Fast Foods to Avoid


With the number of vegans increasing all over the world, more fast food restaurants are adding vegetarian/vegan foods to their menus. This can be great even if you aren’t following those lifestyles but want more nutritious fast foods when you’re in a hurry. The catch: although the foods are delicious, it doesn’t always mean they’re healthy for you.


Comforting Winter Vegetarian dishes


Winter is a time for comfort food! Warm soups, creamy macaroni and cheese and steaming cups of gluehwein are all of great indulgences that go hand-in-hand with the cooler months. We’ve rounded up a list of fantastic vegetarian dishes for you to try this season: