Author Archives: Lisa Scheepers

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

Why do we need vitamin D? 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 the normal functioning of the immune system and our inflammatory response mechanisms (3). Low levels of […]

Multivitamin

For who do we recommend a supplement? Our busy lifestyles can place extra stress (mentally and physically) on our bodies. Due to certain lifestyle choices or medical conditions, we might have nutritional gaps and a multivitamin may help to keep our daily nutrition requirements optimal so we can feel at our best throughout the day. […]

Omega-3

Why do we need omega-3? Omega-3 plays a vital role in the formation of cell membranes and eicosanoids. Eicosanoids are signalling molecules that play various roles in your heart and lung health, the endocrine and the immune system. Omega-3 fatty acids are needed for normal blood pressure, triglyceride levels, brain function, heart health and vision. […]

Vitamin C

Why do we need vitamin C? Good levels of vitamin C will help you maintain your general health and wellness. Vitamin C has several vital roles within the optimal functioning of the human body. We need vitamin C to make collagen (a protein required to help wounds heal), to improve the absorption of iron from […]

Magnesium

Why do we need Magnesium? Magnesium is a mineral involved in many processes in our body. It regulates the nervous system and the contraction of the muscles, and it plays a role in our protein and DNA synthesis as well as the structural development of bones (1). A magnesium deficiency is not uncommon among the […]