Corona Virus – How To Boost Your Immune System And Stay Healthy

By |2020-03-31T09:59:50+02:00March 27th, 2020|Fortified Food, Minerals, Staff Health, Vitamins|

As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, a proper functioning immune system is more important than ever before. Our natural immunity is our first line of defence against all illnesses, including COVID-19. It is therefore imperative that we focus on our overall health. Now declared as a pandemic, COVID-19 continues to take its toll on people’s [...]

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 [...]

Food supplements and their benefits for different sectors in South Africa

By |2020-01-16T11:36:30+02:00July 25th, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, Mine worker Feeding Schemes, Mine Workers, Vitamins|

A balanced diet that contains all the necessary micro- and macronutrients is essential for a healthy body and mind and to adequately perform daily functions, such as at work or in school. Not only does a healthy diet help us to perform these tasks, but, according to the World Health Organization, it also helps to [...]

Feeding Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women and Children Under 5

By |2020-01-16T11:36:31+02:00December 14th, 2017|GMOs, Mageu, Minerals, Products, School Feeding, Staff Health, Vitamins|

Section One: Addressing the NEED Africa has a NEED to provide nutrition for its people who are: Malnourished children under the age of 5 years who have stunted growth as a result; and Pregnant and breast-feeding mothers who are nutrient deficient. Commonly stated key statistics of malnutrition prevalence in Zambia (Unicef, 2007): Incidence of [...]

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 [...]

The importance of added minerals in your diet

By |2020-01-16T11:36:33+02:00July 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 |2020-01-16T11:36:33+02:00June 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. [...]