Vitamin C – The Grandfather of Traditional Antioxidants

By |2020-01-16T11:36:29+02:00November 18th, 2019|Fortified Food, Ingredients, Products, Vitamins|

Vitamin C has taken a backseat in recent years with the advent of many newer antioxidants, but that doesn't make it any less important. Vitamin C is clearly the “grandfather” of the traditional antioxidants we know and its potent health benefits have been clearly established. A recent study published in Seminars in Preventive and Alternative [...]

Inulin – A Prebiotic Fibre With Powerful Health Benefits

By |2020-01-16T11:36:30+02:00October 28th, 2019|Fortified Food, Ingredients, Products|

A good digestive system is vital for a healthy life. It helps our bodies to absorb all the nutrients needed to run smoothly. A key element to achieve a healthy digestive system is sufficient intake of the right dietary fibre. Food health authorities recommend a daily intake of 25 g of fibre, of which 5-10 g should [...]

The Benefits of Soya

By |2020-01-16T11:36:30+02:00October 9th, 2019|Fortified Food, Ingredients, Products|

Nhlayisa’s signature product, Yabhusta Power Supply fortified instant porridge, is mostly made from maize, sorghum, and soya. South Africans are no stranger to the former two grains, but soya has not nearly been as integrated into African culture as maize and sorghum. In fact, even though it has been cultivated in China for more than [...]

Yabhusta Power Supply: Maize

By |2020-01-16T11:36:32+02:00September 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 [...]