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Get into the festive spirit!

2014-12-18 00:00

Christmas can be a crazy time of year. Between work and family commitments, parties, holiday plans and present shopping, it's easy to lose those festive feelings. Here's how to get back into the spirit.

Scientists create food that reduces hunger

2014-12-13 09:20

A food ingredient, developed by British researchers contains a natural substance that stimulates the gut to release hormones that act on the brain to reduce hunger.

Holiday overindulgence risky for type 2 diabetics

2014-12-11 14:34

Holiday food with too much carbohydrate or sugar may pose serious risks for people with type 2 diabetes.

SA cutting down on travel and socialising this Xmas

2014-12-04 13:20

According to a survey, South Africans will be spending more on food and less on travel and socialising this festive season.

Holiday overindulgence risky for type 2 diabetics

2014-12-01 17:00

Holiday food with too much carbohydrate or sugar may pose serious risks for people with type 2 diabetes.

14 foods that cause gout

2014-12-01 08:51

There's a lot you can do to prevent gout. Start by cutting out these 14 foods.

Buckwheat situation causes concern for Putin

2014-11-26 10:33

Rumours of a ruined harvest have caused panic-buying in some areas and pushed up the price of one of Russia's most popular foods.

Americans urged to stop wasting food

2014-11-25 11:59

The typical American family of four could save $1 600 a year by reducing their food waste, says the Environmental Protection Agency.

Hit that hangover

2014-11-25 10:23

Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts made on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

Christmas dinner for slimmers

2014-11-12 15:26

Spare a thought for the dieters this year and prepare a Christmas dinner that isn’t loaded with kilojoules, fat and cholesterol.

Nutrition and your body as you age

2014-11-12 14:59

As you grow older, your nutrient requirements change. Learn more about the effect of ageing on your body and diet.

Ever heard of camu camu?

2014-11-12 11:45

Top 10 foods that control cholesterol

2014-11-11 16:05

Have you been diagnosed with high cholesterol? Then you'll be happy to know that certain foods can be a boon to your health. Check the list out.

Rediscover humble kale

2014-11-11 15:32

Inexpensive, easy to grow and oh-so healthy – kale is fast become a hero vegetable. Learn more.

What's so super about superfoods?

2014-11-11 14:54

When it comes to buzzwords in nutrition, the term “superfoods” may just top the current list. But there’s a lot more to superfoods than just a trendy word.

Surprising health benefits of beer

2014-11-11 14:37

Beer in moderation won’t give you a “beer belly”. In fact, according to various studies, it may just be the answer to some of your health problems.

Superfoods everyone should eat

2014-11-11 14:02

Forget complicated diet regimes, pills and potions. Transform your health with nature’s greatest gifts: the superfoods on your supermarket shelf.

Berry nice

2014-11-11 13:39

Boost your health and ward off disease with delicious, magical berries – the ultimate superfood.

Cacao - yes, it's good for you

2014-11-10 16:59

Get cosy with a cup of cacao. The health benefits of this superfood will make you love it even more.

Goji berries: why the hype?

2014-11-10 16:28

Bright-red goji berries are all the rage among health-conscious people around the world, including some Hollywood celebrities. What should you know about this superfood?

Sugar: why the bad rap?

2014-11-10 10:07

Why has sugar suddenly become a “forbidden” food?

5 immune boosters in your kitchen

2014-11-07 15:53

Warding off colds and flu this winter starts with a healthy diet and a bit of extra TLC in the form of superfoods. Stock up on these five immune boosters.

 

European allergen rule sparks confusion

2014-12-15 12:14

European producers of meals are now required to list any of 14 allergens that are present in their food.

Faced with Boko Haram refugees, Niger calls for help

2014-12-11 16:10

Niger says it needs more international assistance to help it confront a looming food crisis compounded by an influx of Nigerian refugees fleeing Boko Haram.

Scientists create food that reduces hunger

2014-12-11 11:17

A food ingredient, developed by British researchers contains a natural substance that stimulates the gut to release hormones that act on the brain to reduce hunger.

Eating out on the up

2014-12-08 20:25

Restaurants and fast food outlets have shown a marked increase in sales, with patrons spending nearly R4bn on food and drink,

SA ditches chocolate for cash this Christmas

2014-12-05 09:28

According to a survey, South Africans will be spending more on food and less on travel and socialising this festive season.

Holiday overindulgence risky for type 2 diabetics

2014-12-01 14:04

Holiday food with too much carbohydrate or sugar may pose serious risks for people with type 2 diabetes.

Claims of faeces and semen in Spur, Wimpy food

2014-11-26 12:22

Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts made on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

Claims of faeces and semen in Spur, Wimpy food

2014-11-25 15:43

Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts made on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

Hit that hangover

2014-11-25 10:41

Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts made on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

Claims of faeces and semen in Spur, Wimpy food

2014-11-25 10:17
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Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

Good nutrition beyond your 60s

2014-11-14 09:29

Good nutrition not only adds years to life, but also life to years.

Good nutrition beyond your 60s

2014-11-12 15:15

Good nutrition not only adds years to life, but also life to years. This becomes all the more important as you reach your senior years.

Warfarin and your diet

2014-11-12 14:49

Be warned: what you eat can have an effect on warfarin – a powerful and very popular anticoagulant drug.

Discover exotic acai berries

2014-11-12 11:35

Acai berries look like grapes, but come from palm trees – and they’re packed with nutrients. What should you know?

How to speed up your metabolism

2014-11-11 15:56

We share a few clever ways in which to speed up your metabolism.

Good, better, beetroot

2014-11-11 15:22

Beetroot should form part of your diet, whether you like it or not. It’s simply too healthy to ignore!

The health benefits of coconut oil

2014-11-11 14:49

Coconut oil could do more for you than repair your skin. Learn more about the possible uses of this popular oil.

A grass worth nibbling on

2014-11-11 14:25

It may look like the grass that grows in your backyard, but don’t be fooled: wheatgrass packs a powerful health punch.

Antioxidants: everything you need to know

2014-11-11 13:46

What are antioxidants? What do they actually do? How can you ensure you get enough? We answer all your questions.

Join the green smoothie revolution

2014-11-10 16:34

When it comes to smoothies, the greener, the better! Get the lowdown on the green-smoothie trend and reap the health rewards.

The lowdown on brown rice protein

2014-11-10 16:23

Brown rice protein powder is fast becoming a popular way of adding protein to one’s diet. Here’s what you need to know.

Nuts about coconuts

2014-11-10 09:39

Sugar: why the bad rap?

2014-11-07 15:50

Sugar is a natural sweetener that’s been enjoyed by people for many centuries. Why has it suddenly become a “forbidden” food?

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