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Veggie garden: What to plant in February

It is ten years later, and you still have not followed through on that resolution to plant the veggies you have been ranting and...

Covid-19: Nature-based ‘solutions’ can boost immune systems

While South Africa continues to log new daily records in covid-19 infections, a natural scientist and agricultural expert urges people to turn to nature...

‘If we ignore ancestors’ foods, we become someone else’

Africa is filled with “super foods” that have been used as sustenance and medicine by generations across history, believes Mpho Tshukudu, a Johannesburg-born registered...

5 reasons to eat fresh and local, if you can

A lot seems uncertain at the moment. With the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa there are so many questions. Will we...

No more ‘poverty food’ – African vegetables are the next big thing

South Africa’s indigenous food heritage has huge social and commercial potential, but it will require a “food revolution” involving chefs, farmers, researchers and government...

Winter’s coming: Boost your immune system

Keeping your immune system working at its best is top of mind at the moment, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Your body’s immune system...
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Consider these foods for your plant-based diet

A year ago I committed to an experiment of going vegetarian, as part of Vegan month in November. It did not go well. The reason...

RECIPE: Chakalaka, as enjoyed by Barack Obama

Marabi Club  head Chef Katlego Mlambo  recalls  one of the most memorable highlights  of his 10-year career  as the day Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey and...

Valentine’s Day: putting sexy back on your plate – at home!

While Valentine’s Day may get your heart racing, February also happens to be Healthy Lifestyles Awareness Month. Creating a Valentines experience at home that shows...

How to do a plant-based braai

Whether it’s for health and wellbeing, caring for animals or the climate crisis, plant-based eating is gaining momentum and popping up everywhere – even...

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Vaginal health: Foods to make ‘Lady V’ jump for joy

Unbalanced pH?  No, you are not back in your grade 10 chemistry class. Add “vaginal” to it and now we want to collectively squirm...

Weather update: From Gqeberha to Reitz, you’re covered!

It’s full moon, the last weekend of February and our friends at PPL° WX have just send us the latest weekend weather update. (For...

Farmer admits: ‘I lost the weight and myself’

Formerly Fat Farmer Girl from Potchefstroom in North West writes… Liewe Lulu,I need help finding my sexual confidence again.I am 29, run a mixed farming...

Meet the app-building brothers who farm for the future

In agriculture, two heads are always better than one. In the case of Eric and Willem van Zyl, this approach led to a multi-lingual...

Mixing own livestock feed ‘comes with hefty price tag’

Experts have warned small-scale pig farmers to be cautious of mixing their own feed in a desperate attempt to find an alternative for sky-high...