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3 supergrains for you

Amaranth (pronounced am–uh-ranth) Amaranth is technically not a grain in the usual sense of the word, like oats, rice or wheat. It is sometimes called a pseudo-cereal because it has nutritional profile that is quite similar to grains. It is predominantly grown in Africa, China, India, Russia and throughout South America. Amaranth contains more protein, […]

Hearty and healthy braai

Summer is traditionally the braai time. However, the traditional South African braai can be one of the unhealthiest eating experiences. It does not have to be like that. As long as you keep meat portions moderate (about the size of your palm); stick to whole-wheat breads and rolls; serve salads without fatty dressings; and add […]

Gardening, a hobby for health and longevity

A hobby is not only a way to pass the time. It is a rewarding way to pass the time.  Reward-wise, one of the best hobbies around is gardening. Firstly, because it is a pleasure to watch things grow. Secondly, because gardening will add years to your life. Working with soil gives the gardener a […]