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

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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 [...]

Ten Ways To Help Protect Your Employees From Coronavirus

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According to the International Labour Organisation, “Poor diet on the job is costing countries around the world up to 20 per cent in lost productivity.” Some of the causes of malnutrition include inappropriate dietary choices, a [...]

Employee Wellbeing & Why It Is Important For Your Business

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The physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing of employees has benefits not only for employees, but also for businesses. An employee who is physically healthy and sound of mind will take fewer sick days, and will [...]

Vitamin C – The Grandfather of Traditional Antioxidants

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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 [...]

Power Food – For Africa’s Workforce – SADC Sugar Digest Article

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This article was published in SADC Sugar Digest Magazine - 2019 Article and photography: Colleen Dardagan An unlikely partnership between an Australian tourist and a former South African game ranger has resulted in the development [...]

Inulin – A Prebiotic Fibre With Powerful Health Benefits

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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 [...]

Preventing stunting in children

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What is stunting? Stunting is the reduced growth and development of children because of inadequate nutrition, frequent infection, and lack of playing, socialising, and learning. According to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Child Growth Standards [...]

Food supplements and their benefits for different sectors in South Africa

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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 [...]

Ideal nutrition for mineworkers

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The mining industry forms an integral part of the South African economy; with an estimated worth of R20.3 trillion. In 2017, mining contributed 8% to the country’s gross domestic product. Needless to say, that makes [...]

Remarkable Results in Zambia – School Feeding Scheme in Zambia

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 Like many countries in Africa, Zambia is a poverty-stricken nation. According to the Borgen Project, a non-profit organisation that addresses poverty and hunger in poor nations such as Zambia, 60% of the Zambian population [...]

What is a feeding scheme and how does it help learners and schools?

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  In a developing country such as South Africa, where poverty is not only rife, but also among the highest in the world, people inevitably go hungry. According to the World Bank, from a list [...]

Feeding Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women and Children Under 5

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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 [...]

Food For Staff & Schools: Interview with Pride & Purpose’s David Khoza

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Pride & Purpose is a non-profit organisation, in partnership with Virgin Unite, whose purpose is to support local communities that lack basic needs such as access to food, clean water, and health services. [...]

What are the health benefits of eating instant Mageu?

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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, [...]

The importance of added minerals in your diet

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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 [...]