Diet & Nutrition

What You Must Know Before Taking Supplements

In today’s age where we as consumers are bombarded by so many attractive advertisements aimed at making you buy the next miracle supplement promising to improve your health, achieve weight loss, give you beautiful skin and hair, increase your energy level, and even reduce your pain. It is difficult to resist jumping onto the bandwagon when others are already raving about its benefits and efficacy. However, before you do that the next time, let’s take a step back and ask ourselves whether any of these are too good to be true, or harbour any unknown side effects. (more…)


13 Apr 2018

Manuka — The Medicinal Honey

Various brands of UMF-certified Manuka Honey

Most of you may have heard about the wonderful health benefits of the Manuka honey, ranging from healing sore throats and digestive illnesses to curing Staph infections and gingivitis. For those who have not, Manuka honey is a unique mono-floral honey produced in New Zealand and south-eastern Australia by bees that pollinate the Manuka bush.

In general, the typical raw unfiltered honey is a rich source of Amino acids, B vitamins (B6, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid), Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium and Zinc. With such an amazing nutritional profile, it is no wonder that honey has been widely consumed by millions as a health food! (more…)


09 Mar 2018

The DASH Diet

download (3)The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension or DASH diet was developed specifically to help people lower high blood pressure, also called hypertension.

The food options available on the DASH diet closely align to the eating plan recommended in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Pyramid, with the focus on fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, whole grains, poultry, fish, and nuts. It is a diet low in fat, red meat, and sugar, including sugary drinks…


09 Oct 2017

Genetics Research—A Largely Failed Science Now Used for Social Control?


It’s convenient for them if you believe this lie – it works so well for collusion to suppress and control you. And it’s never ‘their’ fault because they…


26 May 2015

Eating low-fat, thanks to lupin proteins

0ddb92eee52941c6bb61bea2903ebf90In emerging countries such as China or Brazil, meat consumption is rising dramatically. Indeed, worldwide consumption of red meat has quadrupled since 1961.

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) expects increasing prosperity to lead to a doubling of global meat production by the year 2050.


25 May 2015

The Real Meal Revolution launches new online Banting course

cc6207b2981c44f98938613c023249baThe Real Meal Revolution has taken South Africa by storm, having sold over 160,000 copies of the book in less than a year and setting social media alight with debate and Banting success stories.

To continue this food and health revolution, the team is proud to announce it will now be offering the world’s first interactive online Banting course, accessible to a worldwide audience…


24 May 2015

World Food Day – more than just feeding the hungry

445e170de143494a8b346069efaef679Food insecurity needs to be approached in several ways, one of which is being concerned with sufficient income with which to purchase food that is healthy and wholesome and which contains sufficient calories and nutrients.

Another takes a broader perspective and emphases the inability of a county or region to provide affordable food to its population…


23 May 2015

Exposure to cold may change bad fat to good

ffe18a3550564fd6bde652457e18e203Most adult fat deposits are what’s known as white fat, and it was once believed that only babies have brown fat, which appears to help keep them warm.

Previous research suggested, however, that adults also have some brown fat. Then a study published in 2012 by researchers…


22 May 2015

Globalised diet threatens health and food security

76a14c4ce7f64edeb42be7a0a6186d1dIncreasing similarity in diets worldwide is a threat to health and food security with many people forsaking traditional crops such as cassava, sorghum or millet, according to an international study.

The report, which detailed for the first time the convergence in crops towards a universal diet in more than 150 nations…


21 May 2015

High-calorie diet may slow Lou Gehrig’s disease

af072d03c4544872a9dde962e9dddc49A diet rich in calories and carbohydrates may slow progression of the lethal, degenerative Lou Gehrig’s disease, according to a small-scale study reported in The Lancet.
Formally called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or motor neuron disease, the disorder affects nerve cells that control muscle movement…


20 May 2015