Q.: What does gluten intolerance mean?    HEIDI DU PREEZ REPLIES: Gluten is a protein molecule in grains such as wheat, rye and barley, and to a lesser degree in oats. It comprises 78% of the total protein in modern wheat and binds dough in foods such as bread and other baked goods, contributing to the spongy elastic […]

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‘Pass me the salt and pepper please!’ This all too familiar phrase rings clear at every family meal. Has it become habit or is it numbed taste buds driving us to salt overuse and abuse? Or is it perhaps ignorance of the effect that salt has on our health?   Initially, salt was used as […]

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Spirituality – love is the supreme ethic we should adhere to Diet – unprocessed wholefood in the right proportion plus hydration Rest and sleep – make sure to get 7 to 8 hours’ quality sleep per night Avoid toxins – eliminate all forms of toxicity Movement and air – be active and move as much […]

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Wholefoods provide us with all the necessary nutrients to maintain good health, and fermented kefir is no exception. This cultured, natural probiotic is tasty and fun to make in the comfort of your own home. Kefir is a cultured, enzyme-rich food filled with friendly micro-organisms that help balance your inner ecosystem. It is a creamy, […]

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