How do I know if I need carbohydrates in my diet?

How do I know if I need carbohydrates in my diet?

There is no shortage of “extreme” diets on social media, some of which promote cutting down or eliminating carbohydrates altogether. While many of these “radical diets” are often paddled by so-called food experts and bloggers, one still can’t help but wonder...
Taking to heart some potato truths

Taking to heart some potato truths

We HEART potatoes. We really do. You may think we’re biased, so we’ve stacked up the science to show you that the humble spud really is a heart-healthy, tummy-satisfying, taste-tantalising addition to your diet.  Nutrient-dense for a nice priceNot only are...
Potatoes are fly, here are 10 reasons why!

Potatoes are fly, here are 10 reasons why!

1. Bang for your buckPotatoes can last for ages, as they don’t spoil easily, if they are stored correctly. If you keep potatoes in a cool, dark, dry place and buy in bulk too, the savings are even more. 2. Fuel for your dayPotatoes are a high quality energy source to...
The potassium power of potatoes

The potassium power of potatoes

There are many essential vitamins and minerals that are found in different foods. They work together to perform several key bodily functions. Here, we place the spotlight on potassium to understand why it’s so important to eat foods rich in this powerhouse,...
How to Support a Stronger Immune System

How to Support a Stronger Immune System

Young african girl is dancing and listening to music via headphones on the kitchen SUPER YOU: HOW TO SUPPORT A STRONGER IMMUNE SYSTEM As regular handwashing, sanitising, social distancing, and the wearing of masks becomes the new normal, we continue to do all that we...
POTATOES: THE HUNGER BUSTING HERO!

POTATOES: THE HUNGER BUSTING HERO!

October is World Hunger Action Month when public awareness is raised around this important issue. World Food Day is celebrated on the 16th of October with the focus to increase the understanding of practical solutions in the drive to end hunger globally. When aiming...