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Ucook Launches ‘Health Nut’

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Local dinner kit delivery service, Ucook has, over the last three years, analysed the demographics of their customer base to nail down how and what people want to eat. The resulting categories introduced on the website now include Health Nut and Easy Peasy. Unlike traditional categories which commonly form part of the international dinner kit circuit, UCook’s new categories are ...

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Shake Up Your Wake Up With Kasha

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Family-run food producer, The Fry Family Food Co. has launched SA’s first plant-based, gluten-free breakfast cereal, Kasha. Fry’s Kasha is a tasty, versatile protein-packed breakfast cereal, instant shake or snacking option – available in two flavours: Cacao, and Vanilla with Chia Seed. Made using a unique blend of healthy ingredients such as moringa, cinnamon and chia seeds, Kasha will boost ...

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Break Through Your Fat Loss Plateau

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Feel like you’ve hit a plateau? Even if you’re currently doing a combination of weight training and high-intensity interval cardio, has your progress slowed down? You eat clean, you’ve cut out sugar – you’re doing everything you needed to get ripped, but why isn’t it working?  Most weight loss plateaus are as a result of your dietary choices. Consider these general recommendations that ...

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Supplements Dominate Retail Health Market

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One way to beat the rising cost of healthcare, especially with an economy in recession, is to invest in your health to prevent illness. With some chilly months still ahead of us, we’re not clear of colds-and-flu season yet, and you need to keep your immune system operating optimally. Massive market A trend towards better healthcare as a preventive measure ...

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Healthy Gut, Happy Life!

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Unpacking the importance of a healthy gut and its impact on your health and wellbeing If you’ve been following the latest health trends you’ll know that gut health is a topical theme within the health and wellness sphere. According to the latest research by Gut Microbiota News Watch, the status of your gut microbes can impact everything from your body’s ...

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Power Up Your Training with Pre-Workout Supplements

Primed for performance. Wondering what you can do to boost strength and increase the intensity of your gym sessions? Pre-workout supplements are specifically formulated to give you a boost before a workout. The right product with the right combination of ingredients both increases energy and boosts strength. For example, nitric oxide, a common ingredient in pre-workouts, naturally dilates blood vessels, allowing ...

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SA’s Health Supplements Market Booms

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South Africa’s health supplements market has tapped into a vein of vitality that has seen unprecedented growth in recent years – largely driven by consumers’ increased interest in healthy living and a desire to reduce their risk of illness. A recent survey conducted by Pharma Dynamics, a local immune-boosting supplement provider, revealed that almost half (46%) of South Africans take ...

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Night-time Nutrition

Night-time Nutrition

Spare muscle tissue by limiting overnight catabolism with proper nutrition and supplementation By Pedro van Gaalen, Managing Editor Quality sleep is essential for optimal growth as this is the time when a number of biological process work to repair the damage caused during training, and daily life. It’s during REM sleep when our bodies enter a heightened anabolic state, which ...

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