Category: Eat well

Your sweetest (sugar-free) holiday yet

Comforting, rich and flavourful festive foods don’t have to be unhealthy. Swap sugar for Canderel Crunch with Stevia or Sucralose and enjoy the incredible flavours of Christmas – without the kilojoules. For a lighter take on new festive classics, here’s your ultimate sugar free Christmas menu. Spiced Dukkah with Duck Fat Potatoes Serves 8 as […]

Just a spoonful of sugar (might be making you really sick)

It’s estimated that more than 6% of South Africans are living with diabetes and around five million are pre-diabetic – with thousands more undiagnosed. The prevalence of fast food and hidden sugars in “healthy” foods has increased our intake of sugar considerably – and the results are shocking.

Start the day with a healthy breakfast

When you’re determined to succeed with a new healthy eating regime, it can be tempting to do everything you can to drop those pounds and inches. If you’ve already reduced your calorie intake at lunch and dinner and taken clever steps like replacing sugars with sweeteners, then breakfast is often next to come under scrutiny. […]

Balancing a family and a healthy diet

When you’re watching your weight it’s tough if your partner and kids are still tucking into crisps, biscuits and other fattening foods. The main thing is not to let them undermine you — and then to get them on board with healthier eating too! Take control At the very least, ask your family to respect […]