As parents we are always looking for healthy eating routines for our children – not only to ensure they get the best nutrition for growing bodies but to help set them up for a lifetime of healthy eating habits.  It turns out that yoghurt is a special ally for concerned parents.  Rich in protein and […]

All growing children need good nutrition to build healthy bodies. Eating patterns that are formed while growing up influence dietary patterns throughout life and is a good prediction of overall health in adulthood. Therefore it is important that parents should not only strive to feed their children a healthy balanced diet, consisting of a variety […]

This easy-to-make classic is a failproof winner for all busy moms! We’ve taken our version of this dish to the next level by adding more flavour and some extra crunch. Cheese is a good source of calcium, protein, and phosphorus; three nutrients particularly important to help build and maintain healthy bones, making our Triple Mac […]

“Lactose intolerance is not a milk allergy, but a gastrointestinal disturbance that happens after consuming more lactose than the body can handle”, says Maretha Vermaak, registered dietitian at Rediscover Dairy. “It is merely the inability to digest the sugar naturally found in milk and milk products, called lactose.”  Lactose consists of two sugar components, namely […]

About one in three people tend to skip breakfast. Breakfast is undeniably one of the most important meals of the day and smoothies are a quick and easy way to provide you with all the important nutrients you need to start your day. Why smoothies for breakfast? They can be prepared with as little as […]

“Cow’s milk is a versatile and convenient source of essential nutrients for everyone. It is one of the top food sources of calcium and also contains a unique combination of valuable nutrients, of which some are typically lacking in many South Africans’ diets,” says registered dietitian at Rediscover Dairy, Maretha Vermaak. These include calcium, potassium […]

There’s little doubt that our pandemic experience over the past year, has increased our focus on our family’s health and well-being.  The trend towards ‘functional foods’, those with benefits beyond simple nutrition, has been accelerated and is likely to carry through into our post-Covid lifestyles. In this quest for healthier eating, many of us are […]

Amasi (also known as maas) is a well-loved product that forms part of many cultures within South-Africa. Our ancestors traditionally prepared this fermented drink by storing unpasteurised cow’s milk in a calabash or hide sack. This allowed the milk to ferment. Today amasi is made by adding live cultures to full-cream pasteurised cow’s milk. These […]