Many South African consumers are becoming more aware of the climate change impacts of their food choices and are looking for practical ways to shift towards a more sustainable diet. Including more vegetables and fruit, whole-grains and legumes in our family meals is certainly more environmentally friendly.  However, sustainable diets must also be healthy diets […]

– It’s easier than you think – The 2024 school year has kicked off and parents are back to the challenge of the daily packing of nutritious and appealing lunch boxes.  Time constraints, especially on weekday mornings, picky eating, getting the nutritional balance right and cost concerns are all hurdles that busy parents must grapple […]

There’s nothing quite like pregnancy to focus your attention on your health and well-being.  Most moms-to-be naturally have questions and concerns about their nutrition so that they meet the needs of their growing baby.  Of course, you also want to maintain a strong and healthy body that is well-prepared for birth and the rigours of […]

40 trillion: the number of bacteria that make our gut a home. Every day, we live in harmony with these beneficial bacteria, collectively known as gut microbiota, which help to digest the food we eat, produce vitamins like vitamin K and the B-vitamins, protect against invading harmful bacteria, and help support our immune system.  With […]

We are into the last quarter of the school year and fast running out of fresh ideas for lunchboxes. Yoghurt-based granola bars are the perfect solution for a snack that works in both school and work lunchboxes! They tick all the boxes: Easy to make The ingredients are versatile More cost effective than store-bought granola […]

Milk, maas, cheese and yoghurt are frequently essential components of our family meals, adding not just flavour and texture but high nutritional value.  Dairy offers us a nutrient-dense option packing a punch with high-quality protein well-balanced with carbohydrate and fat, as well as important nutrients such as calcium, phosphorus, potassium and vitamins.  From young to […]

Our on-the-go lifestyle has made snacking a way of life for adults and kids. When it comes to snacking, you want to satisfy your child’s hunger and taste buds, but still help them make smart choices, shifting the focus to mindful snacking. Mindful snacking means being conscious of meeting nutritional needs; adding functional benefits like […]

Think about the role of your milk children’s diet. Are they getting enough of the essential nutrients needed to grow and stay healthy? When choosing a drink for your child, you should consider both hydration and nutrient content. A sweetened drink that provides nine essential nutrients, like flavoured milk, is a wiser option than a […]