Your questions about cooking oils answered

SPONSORED BY: FUTURELIFE With fat being a hot topic these days, you are probably wondering if you are consuming the right type. With so many oils to choose from, do you feel stumped as to which one you should be buying and using based on your needs? Fear not! Here we will explain the types […]

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Reaching your Fibre needs on cold Days

SPONSORED BY:  FUTURELIFE Colder weather is on our doorstep and there’s no escape from the icy cold mornings and nights. While you’re preparing for the drop in temperature by bringing out your thermals and thick cosy blankets, it’s important to also prepare your diet accordingly. This may sound absurd however, when comfort foods are in […]

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Fibre: A promoter of weight loss

Sponsored by Futurelife / Written by: Sonal Ratan   When most people hear the word fibre, the first thing they associate it with is keeping you regular and treating constipation. What if I told you that fibre assists with weight loss? Not convinced? Let’s take a closer look at the different types of fibre and […]

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How much sugar am I consuming?

BY: Elizda Hanekom – SPONSORED BY FUTURELIFE Sugar is everywhere. It is found in virtually every food, even if just in trace amounts. Sugar is present in almost everything, from sauces and syrups to biscuits and pastries to fruits and drinks. So whether you accept that you have a sweet tooth or try to avoid […]

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Importance of Breakfast for the whole family

BY: FUTURELIFE® (reviewed by Ashleigh Everitt)  The word breakfast means ‘breaking the fast’ as you are eating something for the first time since the previous night and have been in a fasting state1. A paper by Timlin defined breakfast as “the first meal of the day, eaten before or at the start of daily activities […]

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Making your home cooked meals more heart healthy

BY: Lara De Santana (Qualified dietitian at Futurelife)    Health professionals worldwide agree that the cessation of smoking, promotion of exercise, losing weight and eating healthfully is the mantra for cardiovascular health. That’s because diet and lifestyle changes can not only help prevent heart disease, improve your cardiovascular function, but also help you live a longer […]

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