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What are the health benefits of eating instant Mageu?

By | September 22nd, 2017|Fortified Food, Mageu, Products|

What is mageu? Mageu is a traditional South African drink that is made by fermenting mealie pap. It is non-alcoholic and is extremely popular especially among traditional groups, who also call it maxau, maHewu, amaRhewu, or amaHewu. Wheat flour is added to the thin mealie pap, which creates the lactate-producing bacteria essential for the fermentation [...]

Yabhusta Power Supply: Maize

By | September 5th, 2017|Fortified Food, Ingredients, Products, Vitamins|

History Maize (also called mealies in Southern Africa, from the Portuguese word milho) is a staple food in many parts of the world for about 200 million people thanks to its ability to grow in diverse climates. According to anthropologists, maize was first cultivated in Mexico at least 6000 years ago and then spread throughout [...]

Food For Staff: Interview with Londolozi Game Reserve

By | September 4th, 2017|Fortified Food, Staff Health, Videos|

Transcript In the lodge business I have learned two things: you don’t mess with people’s money and you don’t mess with their food, and I can assure you that if the staff didn’t enjoy the porridge, I would have heard about it. So, on the basis of that, I can say [...]

The importance of added minerals in your diet

By | July 31st, 2017|Fortified Food, Minerals, Staff Health, Vitamins|

Minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, selenium, zinc, etc. are extremely important for our physical and mental health. Even though we are organic beings, our bodies basically run on electricity in the sense that these minerals are electrolytes that contain the necessary charge (ionisation) that keeps the human battery running. Without them, our batteries would [...]

Why is vitamin B is so important for your health

By | June 20th, 2017|Fortified Food, Vitamins|

Vitamins and minerals are essential for a healthy body and mind, and since they often work in tandem and because each has its own set of benefits, it is impossible to single out one as the most important. For example, while vitamin D helps create strong and healthy bones, vitamin E helps with blood circulation. [...]

How balanced nutrition promotes productivity at work

By | May 23rd, 2017|Fortified Food, Staff Health|

Food is fuel; that much is obvious. In order to be productive at work, you need the right kind of fuel. Some foods will spike your blood glucose levels to great heights, but only for a limited time, while other foods will provide lower levels of energy, but for a longer period of time. Some [...]

What Is Instant Mageu

By | March 24th, 2017|Fortified Food, Products|

Mageu, also known as Maxau, maHewu, amaRhewu, or amaHewu, is a non-alcoholic drink made from fermented mealiemeal, and is as South African as mealiepap. It has been used for centuries by especially the native populations of South Africa to welcome guests and was also taken with them on long journeys due to its hunger-stilling and [...]

Financial benefits to companies who invest in their staff’s health

By | March 24th, 2017|Staff Health|

It is common sense that an unhealthy employee who often misses work or performs poorly at work due to health issues is detrimental to any company, which is by law obliged to provide a certain number of sick days to their employees. Employers will often settle for healthy but sluggish and demotivated employees. They rarely [...]

What is fortified food?

By | February 14th, 2017|Fortified Food|

What is it? Fortified food is any food where micronutrients have been deliberately added in order to enhance the nutrition your body needs for optimal health. These micronutrients include vitamins and minerals (including trace elements), which are essential in a healthy diet and to prevent conditions such as high blood pressure, indigestion, diabetes type 2, [...]