Author archives: Lisa Scheepers

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. 

Vitamin D: Sources, Benefits, Deficiency and Dosage

Why do we need vitamin D? Vitamin D, otherwise known as ‘the sunshine vitamin’ is synthesised by the body following sunlight exposure. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin. It promotes the absorption of calcium and phosphorus from our diets, making it essential for maintaining bone and muscle health (1, 2). Vitamin D also contributes to […]