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Disc-Chem Living Fit
[RECIPE] Roasted quinoa bowl
We love quinoa bowls. In fact, all ‘nourish’ or ‘Buddha’ bowls are great on-trend meal options. But there’s something extra satisfying about building a flavoursome delight on a base of warm and fluffy quinoa. Ingredients ½ cup Lifestyle Food Quinoa  400g Nature’s Choice Chickpeas  1 tbsp Lifestyle Food Mixed... Read more
3 ways to sidestep colds and flu this winter
You may have missed your opportunity to get that flu shot, but don’t fret. If you’re cautious and proactive, you can still sidestep a cold or flu infection this winter. Step 1: Get defensive As the saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This... Read more
Why the ‘iron’ game is so important for endurance athletes
While weight training is highly beneficial for endurance athletes, that’s not the iron game we’re discussing in this article. Instead, we’re going to focus on the importance of iron the mineral. A lack of this important mineral can severely affect your health and performance. Without adequate iron levels, athletes... Read more
Boost vitamin B12 to enjoy vibrant health, vitality and cognitive function
Of all the B complex vitamins, B12 tends to grab the most health and fitness media headlines, mainly because deficiencies are on the rise globally. While the body can store this vital B vitamin, figures published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggest that vitamin B12 deficiency affects... Read more
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