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Transformation: Mpumie wins her fight with food with help from Herbex
Jazz singer Mpumie Twala loved food, but her love affair eventually turned into a toxic relationship. “I wasn’t physically active either at that time. As a result, I continued to gain weight until I was a size 18 and weighed 115kg. I was just 34 years old. Mpumie lost... Read more
Embrace low-carb living with KETO LIFE™!
In our quest to lose weight, overcome chronic fatigue and regain their energy and vitality, many people are turning to a ketogenic lifestyle. Going ‘keto’ entails following a high-fat, low-carb lifestyle. Eating this way aims to induce ketosis, which is a state where the body meets most of its... Read more
Keto-friendly Recipes
Embracing a new way of eating can prove challenging. The key to success and sustainability requires a simple approach that makes it easier to follow your new diet plan. Simplify your keto lifestyle with these tasty yet easy-to-prepare recipes. These delectable meal options integrate easily into a busy lifestyle... Read more
Keto-friendly Smoothie Recipes
Convenience, simplicity and, most importantly, taste – all amazing reasons why every keto diet should include more smoothies. Whether you want to power your day with an energy-dense keto breakfast smoothie, quell those midday hunger pangs, or fuel up after exercise, it’s quick and easy to whip up a... Read more
The dos and don’ts of ketogenic dieting
Going keto aims to improve your body’s sensitivity to insulin, which is the body’s main storage hormone that helps fat cells absorb excess glucose from the blood. This is important because eating a diet rich in refined and processed carbs releases insulin in larger and larger quantities. Over time,... Read more
Support your keto lifestyle with supplements
As with any lifestyle change, making the transition to a ketogenic diet can prove challenging. Thankfully, Dis-Chem carries a range of specially formulated ‘keto’ supplements that can augment your eating plan to make it easier to stick to this lifestyle and support your efforts to achieve and maintain ketosis.... Read more
Curious about keto? Let us explain…
Are you considering ‘going keto’? The ketogenic lifestyle has become a popular dietary approach among a growing number of health and physique-conscious individuals. When used correctly, this dietary technique has the potential to reduce body fat and improve your health by prompting your body to utilise stored fat, rather... Read more
[RECIPE] Summer salad with seed sprinkles
Get smart with your recipes and hero the humble seed by sprinkling them on salads, soups, smoothies or breakfasts to elevate the taste, texture and nutritional content of your meals. Summer salads are perfect for a delicious lunch. They’re also a great fresh side to add to any dinner.... Read more
[RECIPE] Greek yoghurt breakfast bowl
Sprinkle seeds on your favourite breakfast to elevate the taste, texture and nutritional content of your meal. Try this quick, no-fuss breakfast packed with energy and nutrition to get you through the morning. Ingredients 2 tbsp Greek yoghurt ½ cup blueberries ½ tbsp pomegranate seeds 1 tbsp gooseberries 4... Read more
[RECIPE] Berry and seed smoothie
Seeds are the perfect food to boost your nutrition intake. They provide a rich source of phytonutrients like omega-6 fatty acids, flavonoid phenolic antioxidants, vitamins, proteins and dietary fibre Ingredients 1 banana, frozen 1 scoop protein powder of choice, strawberry flavour ¼ cup strawberries ¼ cup raspberries ¼ cup... Read more