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COVID-19 shines spotlight on health issues like diabetes
Diabetes has emerged as a factor (or comorbidity) that places COVID-19 sufferers at greater risk, as do obesity and hypertension. The concern is that at least a third of South Africans already have prediabetes. And many may not even know it, which places them at greater risk of more... Read more
[RECIPE] Protein-packed overnight oats
Looking for a convenient grab-and-go wholesome breakfast? Let us introduce you to the wonder that is overnight oats. This is an on-trend no-cook method for making every health enthusiast’s favourite breakfast, rolled oats! We’ve also added in a protein punch to make sure you start your day with everything... Read more
Falke switches from socks to face masks amid COVID-19 pandemic
Falke, a locally designed and manufactured leading sock brand available at select Dis-Chem stores, will now manufacture face masks for South Africans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Falke has paused their sock manufacturing activities during the national lockdown to comply with the regulations set by the government and has converted a... Read more
Fitbit adds features to help you navigate the COVID-19 outbreak
Fitbit is introducing a designated COVID-19 tab in its app to make it easy for South African users to access information, support and resources in one place. This new tab, which requires a Fitbit app (available on Google Play and the App Store) and account, allows users to: Access... Read more
Enhance your immune response with these 7 supplements
With winter drawing closer and the threats posed by the COVID-19 virus a serious concern for everyone, it is important that we all take proactive measures to boost our immunity. While personal hygiene and social distancing are vital factors, a fortified immune system is also necessary to ward off... Read more
Boost immunity with’s NPL’s immune-supporting nutrients
Attaining true health requires a healthy, properly functioning immune system. A weakened immune system increases your susceptibility to all types of illnesses, and it is normal to have an average of 2 bouts of the common cold per year. Impaired immune function can present as: Fatigue Repeated infections Inflammation... Read more
Biogen B-Complex BURST Shot
Get your daily dose of B-complex vitamins in the new and convenient 50ml liquid B-BURST shot, with a nifty twist lid that dispenses instantly. B vitamins have various functions in the body, including: Aiding energy production, Maintaining healthy skin and mucous membranes, and Supporting nervous system function. Simply twist... Read more
[Recipe] Cheat your cheat chocolate plant protein smoothie
Make your favourite indulgent cheat more waistline-friendly with a few smart ingredient swaps. This plant-based high-protein recipe offers all the rich flavours of a traditional chocolate smoothie but better-for-you ingredients. Ingredients 1 tbsp cacao powder  1 tbsp natural peanut butter  1 banana 1 cup almond milk  1 serving Raw... 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