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The Scrutiny on “Gluten-Free”

You’ve probably found yourself walking through grocery aisles finding more and more “gluten-free” food products. You may have also noticed that these products don’t come cheap. Are these foods necessary for individuals free of...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency. Are you at risk?

Suffering from Crohn’s Disease gave me first-hand experience, regarding the effects of vitamin B12 deficiency. As a doctor, I should have appreciated the importance of getting my vitamin B12 levels checked...

Coming Up Vegan

Quinoa and bean salad, chickpea mayo, smokey black bean soup, kale burrito bowls, mushroom and soya burgers… The list is endless. Vegan options are seen more and more on everyday menus and new vegan...

Mood Food

Depression is a mood disorder with a diagnosis that isn’t always as clear-cut as one would hope. Depression is usually described as sadness, hopelessness, loss or anger, which persist and can impair daily activities....

A Lean & Mean Omelet that keeps you going

Most eating routines focus on breakfast being a big meal that is key to how your nutrition for the day turns out. A big substantial breakfast, such as a Lean & Mean...

Low Calorie Oats – a Healthy Breakfast for the whole family

Low Calorie Oats is usually something people tend to get sick of. Try this recipe and change which fruits you use. This Recipe is a Healthy Breakfast for the whole family.

Coconut

Due to out of mind out of sight mentality, many forget about foods that are not found in their area. Coconut is usually one of these foods which is really healthy and...

Gooseberries

This is quite a common fruit in South Africa, which grows fast and abundantly. While it is commonly used for jams, pies and desserts it is a potent fruit filled with health benefits. Let’s...

Red meat’s a tasty treat but too much can give you cancer

There are many good reasons to eat red meat, including as a source of protein and iron, but having too much of the stuff significantly increases your risk of cancer. Recent research from China has found that...

Moringa

Moringa is one of our favourite plants. The Moringa tree is unique as it has provided balanced diets and healing properties for thousands of years. By eating the leaf, leaf powder or capsules you...