Author archives: Lisa Scheepers

Where to Start with Fat Loss?

“All diets follow the same principle. Whether you lose or gain weight is determined by the energy balance which simply means calories eaten minus calories burned.” Fat loss – it’s a confusing topic. Foods and nutrients go through phases of being demonised and then celebrated for fat loss. “New” diets promise quick results and an […]

Should You Exercise with a Hangover?

It’s that time of year again with all of the holiday festivities and parties going on. There’s nothing better to evoke holiday cheer than mulled wine, some bubbly or a few festive cocktails. Alcohol might be responsible for a hell of a lot of fun, but you might also end up in bed with a […]

How To Get More Sleep

In recent years, there has been a wave of findings that established how crucial quality sleep is. Sleep is the single most effective thing we do each day to reset our mental and physical health. With the regularity of new sleep science discoveries on the rise along with the general increase in buzz around sleep […]

Polyphenols: Support Your Gut Microbiome

It’s not headline news that fruit and vegetables play a key role in a healthy diet. They are known to be packed with important vitamins, minerals, and fibre, however, there are also a number of other compounds that give plants their nutritional power.  Meet polyphenols, another reason to pack your menu with plants.  Over the […]

The Importance of Gut Health & Probiotics

Why should care about our gut health? Gut health is a rapidly growing field of research; aside from impacting your physical health, your gut bacteria can also have an impact on your mental health. The intricate mechanisms of this are not yet fully understood, but through something named the ‘gut-brain axis’, our microbiomes communicate with […]

Hot Cross Bun Energy Ball Recipe

Looking for the perfect Easter recipe?  Our no-bake, hot cross bun energy balls have that delicious hot cross bun flavour, with an extra protein hit for added energy to get you through the long weekend. We’ve added an optional sprinkling of chocolate chips to bring out even more of that Easter delight. Ingredients ½ cup […]

Gluten Free? Diet Fad or Something to Consider?

Gluten free is one of the most popular diet trends around the world. Though slowly losing popularity, there is still a lingering stigma that “gluten-free” means healthier food options. What is gluten? Gluten is a protein found in certain grains like wheat, barley and rye. Who should avoid gluten?  There are some medical conditions where […]

How to Reduce Your Food Waste

In 2019 we launched the FFF Sustain Campaign in a bid to challenge ourselves to become the industry leader in terms of minimising environmental impact. As part of that campaign, we set a goal to reduce food wastage from our production.