Why snacking on carbs is good for you

2019-05-25 08:55

Snacking has been synonymous with unhealthy eating, and blamed for weight gain. Fitness influencer, Ophela Mhlauli, tells us how snacking can yield great results when properly integrated into your eating plan

Why ‘detoxing’ doesn’t actually work

2019-01-16 10:35

It’s the New Year, which means most of us are trying to get rid of the bad eating habits acquired over the festive season and to hopefully achieve our #bodygoals. Some people swear by detoxing for the #newyearnewme club.

‘It's tough at first but it gets easier’ - Thobile Dlamini

2018-12-19 12:29

Thobile Ntuli Dlamini, 33, used her upcoming wedding day as motivation to do something about her body size. This is how she shed 32 kg

Family meals make for teens who eat healthy

2018-12-02 11:00

A study found that teens and young adults who ate with their family more tended to eat more fruits and vegetables and less fast or takeout food.

Why are women following the crazy boiled egg, steak and wine only diet again?

2018-09-07 16:00

Could you survive for three days on these three foods alone? And how do other fad diets impact your health?

Red velvet beetroot cakes

2018-08-17 14:50

Try this healthy red velvet beetroot cake recipe!

14 foods with wonderfully healthy fats that you should add to your plate

2018-07-21 16:30

Getting enough of the good kinds of fat in your diet can help you stay trim and energised.

Love your lentils - Why you should be popping this budget-friendly pulse into your shopping trolley

2018-06-20 14:58

If you’re looking to make something quick and tasty, then this ingredient should be high up on your grocery list!

No need for junk food

2018-04-30 08:00

How to eat well-balanced meals during holiday time

Research study agrees with us - pasta is not so bad after all

2018-04-06 12:24

Study finds pasta does not contribute to weight gain, and may even help with weight loss.


Tips to plan your weekly meal prep better

2019-04-08 12:06

Meal prep is a simple way to ensure that you fill up on nutritious meals without spending too much time behind the stove. Fitfluencer Ophela Mhlauli highlights the importance of meal prep and how you can master the tricks of the trade

These are the 20 best fat-burning foods of all time

2018-12-21 12:40

Avocados made the cut.

“I lost 64 kilos by using this well-known weight loss method”

2018-12-10 15:51

When your life gets turned upside down, it’s easy to throw in the towel and count your losses. But for Thobekile Gwamanda, it presented her with an opportunity to change her life for the better.

A study of nearly half a million people found that eating certain types of food is linked to cancer — but there's a simple fix

2018-09-24 16:42

The old advice about letting food be your medicine is ringing truer than ever in the face of some new research.

Carrot biscuits

2018-08-17 15:19

These cookies are both flavourful and colourful.

Actress, parent, farmer: Jennifer Garner shows off what home-cooked means

2018-07-24 08:38

Orange trees, blueberry bushes, a beehive and live chickens... Jennifer Garner keeps things super homegrown and prepares all her family's meals using ingredients from her own backyard.


2018-07-13 11:15

Whether you’re eating to lose weight or to be healthy, you need to make sure your body gets the nutrients it needs.

There's even more evidence of the powerful link between your diet and your brain

2018-06-03 14:56

People are increasingly embracing the idea of food as medicine. When it comes to mental illnesses like depression, scientific evidence suggests that certain diets may help curb the symptoms.

7 foods doctors prescribe for your health

2018-04-10 20:00

Think of these foods as your shield against a costly visit to the doctor.

The best ways to lose weight and keep it off, according to science

2018-03-13 08:33

Sustained weight loss can feel like an uphill battle. Here are some practical guidelines for a healthier you.

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