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Reason To Reach For Rooibos

Naturally sweet and fragrant, caffeine-free, low in tannins combined with its potential health benefits make rooibos tea, an endemic South African fynbos species, a popular choice for both young and old.  Rooibos is even becoming a big deal in Japan – one of the largest tea-drinking nations in the world – with exports of...

6 Ways to Bump Up Your Water Intake this Summer!

As the proverbial English saying goes: We never know the worth of water until the well is dry.~ we don’t really know how important water is to our bodies and for our health, until our health begins to suffer. It makes sense that our bodies need sufficient water in order to be properly hydrated...

  Processed Meat – Is this healthy eating?  

What is processed meat? Processed meat comes from beef, pork, lamb, goat and poultry. It can include many parts of an animal from fatty tissue, head meat, intestines, bones and meat blasted off carcasses, hooves and claws.  This left-over meat is treated with chemical additives to extend its shelf-life, change its texture, add colour...

Nutrition and Hepatitis: What you need to know

Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver tissue. The most common cause of hepatitis is viruses, but other possible causes include auto immune diseases, toxins, certain medications, heavy alcohol use, other infections and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The liver is located in the right upper area of the abdomen. It has many critical...