Fruit and veggies may protect girls' breasts

2014-04-14 10:49

Girls who eat carotenoid-rich foods are less likely to go on to develop benign breast disease. Carotenoids are a group of pigments that typically produce an orange, red or dark green colour.

Eat yourself happy

2014-03-26 15:09

A significant number of studies confirms that what you put into your mouth could have a huge impact on your mood.

Are you getting your 5-a-day?

2014-03-19 12:00

It’s recommended that we eat at least 5 servings of fruit and veg per day to achieve a good intake of vitamins and minerals. How many portions you are eating every day?

Roast chicken and grilled peach salad

2014-03-04 00:00

Spice up your average salad with this beautiful roast chicken and grilled peach salad recipe.

Tasty fruit squares

2014-02-24 12:15

An irresistible treat by Snap, Sizzle & Cook!

How to trick kids into eating more vegetables

2014-02-07 14:52

The strategy of pairing something new with something a person already likes is known as associative conditioning and could be helpful in encouraging kids to eat more fruit and vegetables.

Grilled pineapple and coconut sherbet

2014-01-27 10:17

Hassle-free, this is one of the greatest recipes for summer.

Macerated cherries with créme fraîche

2014-01-20 15:30

Fresh cherries decadently dressed and served with créme fraîche.

Macerated cherries with créme fraîche

2014-01-16 13:53

Fresh cherries decadently dressed.

Strawberry and pomegranate carpaccio

2014-01-06 14:09

A fruit carpaccio with fennel infused watermelon sorbet.

Cape hailstorms cause crop and job losses

2013-11-24 10:41

Recent hailstorms in the Western Cape will not only influence the price of fruit, but impact the number of workers employed on farms, warns an expert.

Meat can cause acidic load in body

2013-11-13 16:13

A diet heavy in animal products and other acidic foods can cause an acid load in the body, resulting in health complications.

Victoria sponge cake with fresh cream and raspberries

2013-11-05 11:15

Perfectly yummy for tea time. Light vanilla sponge sandwiched with fresh whipped cream and berries.

Stone fruit report: Playful plums

2013-10-14 08:14

Here's the juice on why plums are good for you.

Fruit and almond squares

2013-09-30 14:15

A delicate delight for an any time treat with bursting berries and crunchy toasted almonds.

Fin24 journalist awarded for farmworker coverage

2013-09-17 10:20

The deciduous fruit industry has honoured contributors in various categories at its recent annual awards gala.

Diabetes: fresh fruit better than juice

2013-08-30 09:51

Eating more whole fresh fruit is linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, but drinking more fruit juice has the opposite effect, a new study warns.

5-a-day on a budget

2013-08-13 09:40

Eating your daily requirement of fruit and vegetables doesn’t have to leave a dent in your wallet.

Seasonal chart - fruit and vegetables

2013-07-31 13:03

A simple list of seasonal fruit and vegetables for South Africa.

Fruit and vegetables help you live longer

2013-07-12 11:10

Eating less than five servings of fruit and vegetables a day is linked to a higher chance of dying earlier, according to a large study from Sweden.

Vanilla nude cake

2013-05-08 12:00

This vanilla cake recipe is effortless elegance.

Apple tarts and caramel sauce

2013-02-25 11:18

These make a delicious light and tasty dessert or tea-time treat.


Top 10 fruits for diabetics

2013-02-21 12:52

We all know that we need to get our minimum of 5-a-day for good health. However, when it comes to fruits, which are "safe" for diabetics?

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Tomato, olive and ricotta tart

2013-02-09 00:00

A light and fresh Summer tart.

Chocolate and banana lolly

2013-02-06 11:07

Keep the summer sizzle at bay with this delicious treat.


Colourful fruit and veg may lower breast cancer risk

2014-04-08 13:23

According to a study, colourful fruits and vegetables may lower teenage girls' risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

Amazing facts on fruit

2014-03-20 11:34

Get info here on every fruit you can think of. Find out some surprising facts on your favourite fruits.

Summer peaches with kisses of honey

2014-03-03 09:04

Coated in butter and vanilla.

Two-a-Day invests to increase productivity

2014-01-27 18:07

A recent investment means that Two-a-Day, Grabouw’s apple and pear packers, will better be able to manage their 7 200 000 annual cartons.

Grilled pineapple and coconut sherbet

2014-01-23 09:57

Tropical summer sherbet with toasted coconut.

Strawberry and pomegranate carpaccio

2014-01-06 15:18

A fruit carpaccio with fennel infused watermelon sorbet.

Roast chicken and grilled peach salad

2013-11-19 00:00

Spice up your average salad with this beautiful roast chicken and grilled peach salad recipe.

New managing director for Tru-Cape

2013-11-07 18:34

Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, the largest marketer of South African apples and pears, is getting a new managing director.

Chicken pita with strawberries and gorgonzola

2013-10-03 12:15

This chicken pita recipe is a fresh and completely summery recipe.

Spring time!

2013-09-18 12:21

Spring brings the promise of sun, beautiful flowers and a delicious variety of fresh fruit.

Diabetes: fresh fruit better than juice

2013-08-30 11:30

Eating more whole fresh fruit is linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, but drinking more fruit juice has the opposite effect, a new study warns.

Fruit-rich diet good for the brain

2013-08-20 08:49

Eating lots of fruit might decrease your risk of developing a dangerous abdominal aortic aneurysm, according to a large, long-running study.

Spicy meatball and fruity rice

2013-08-05 12:30

Stuffed with fruity flavour, this meatball recipe can satisfy any hunger.

Go bananas!

2013-07-18 09:45

People whose diets are rich in potassium, found in fruit such as bananas, sweet melon and oranges, may be less prone to high blood pressure.

Purple tomatoes more ‘tasty and healthy’

2013-05-24 08:09

Tomatoes, said to be the world's most popular fruit, can be made both better-tasting and longer-lasting thanks to UK research with purple GM varieties.

Cheesecake trifle with summer fruits

2013-03-15 11:46

A wonderful dessert that's perfect for Summer.

Fat-free mango and vanilla smoothie

2013-02-22 11:38

A light and lean breakfast option. Great in Summer!

Fresh cactus pear juice

2013-02-12 13:11

Prickly pear juice with ginger, cucumber and mint. So refreshing and beautiful.

Tropical fruit lollies

2013-02-06 11:51

With a hint of pineapple and mint. These go down wonderfully on a hot day.

Plum and nectarine oat bars

2013-02-05 13:08

A great snack for on-the-go.

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