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[RECIPE] Vegan Burrito Bowl
Put a fresh twist on an old Mexican favourite – the burrito. Ditch the tortilla wrap for this on-trend bowl variant, which is still packed with mouthfuls of flavoursome ingredients and a beneficial dose of plant-based protein from the black beans. Ingredients Serves 4 15ml avocado oil 250g white... Read more
A recipe for enhanced immunity
Fighting like soldiers on a battlefield, cells in our immune system are the body’s defence against invading viruses, bacteria, and other illness-causing pathogens. Covid-19 is a coronavirus that causes cold and flu-like symptoms such as fever, coughing and shortness of breath in less severe cases, and pneumonia-like symptoms in... Read more
[Recipe] Plant power berry blizzard smoothie
Blending nutrient-packed roots, fruits, flowers and leaves with some wholesome plant-based protein and a dairy-free milk alternative is a tasty and convenient way to elevate your nutritional status and benefit your health and body. Ingredients ½ cup frozen blueberries ½ cup frozen strawberries ½ cup frozen raspberries 1 banana,... Read more
[Recipe] RAW power leafy greens smoothie
Whether you’re full-on vegan, are lactose intolerant, or simply want to reduce your animal protein intake to benefit your health or the environment, this ‘green’ smoothie offers a wholesome alternative to conventional recipes. Try it out and see if you can taste the difference. Ingredients 2 tsp spirulina powder ... Read more
[Recipe] Plant-powered green breakfast smoothie
Start your day the right way or quash out those hunger pangs. Smoothies are an ideal option for a satisfying breakfast, or as a mid-afternoon pick-me-up to keep you going until dinner. Ingredients ½ cup rolled oats  1 scoop Raw Sport Elite Repair plant protein, Chocolate & Vanilla flavour ... Read more
Charissa Jacobs is half the person she used to be thanks to Herbex
When Charissa Jacobs started her transformation journey, she weighed 163kg. Twenty-eight months later she had lost a staggering 80kg with help from Herbex’s Fat Burn range. More significantly, though, Charissa has regained her health, happiness and self-confidence through her journey, which all began thanks to a TV advert. Excess... Read more
5 steps to fortify your immune defences
The global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has reached our shores and people are understandably concerned. While the government has implemented wide-ranging measures to contain the disease’s spread by declaring a national state of disaster, limiting mass gatherings and closing schools, everyone can do their part to protect themselves and... Read more
Here’s the low-down on sugar tax
Sugar lovers rejoiced when Finance Minister Tito Mboweni failed to include sugar in his recent Budget Speech when announcing the long list of products that would be subject to sin tax increases. However, before pouring themselves a celebratory glass of their favourite soft drink, consumers should be mindful of... Read more
Exercise & Pregnancy
What to expect (during training) when you’re expecting Expectant moms often worry that exercise during pregnancy could harm their health or that of their developing baby. However, if a pregnant woman is otherwise healthy, undergoes regular prenatal check-ups with her OBGYN and is not considered a high risk pregnancy,... Read more
[#RECIPE] Optimum wellness superfood smoothie bowl
Drinking your smoothie is so last season. Get with the healthy eating trends and try out a breakfast smoothie bowl for a new way to get your daily dose of nutrient-packed goodness. Ingredients 1 tsp açai berry powder 1 banana, frozen ½ cup fresh blueberries & raspberries ½ cup... Read more