-11 April 2019

Health Tip

How to make almond milk

By Montagu Snacks / April 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Plant-based milk like almond milk has several health benefits. We’ll share a few and then tell you how to make it too. Here’s the WHY: 1. Unsweetened almond milk contains up to 80% fewer calories than regular dairy milk. Using it as a replacement for cow’s milk could be an effective weight loss strategy. 2. Unsweetened…

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Carrot and nut salad

By Montagu Snacks / April 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Carrots and nuts. Brings to mind healthy snacking, doesn’t it? We think so. You can enjoy each of them a snack or combine them to make a crunchy salad. “I grew up with the mantra that ‘carrots help you see better in the dark’, which appealed to a kid who liked to play ‘donker kamertjie’…

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Love your heart

By Montagu Snacks / February 6, 2019 / Comments Off on Love your heart

Love your heart. Love life. Love yourself. Love is a universal human emotion that permeates all aspects of life. Although the connection may not seem obvious, love of self is directly related to heart health. Valentine’s Day is all about the metaphorical heart, a celebration of love and affection. If you want to feel better and enjoy…

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MOM THE BUILDER… CAN SHE DO IT? MOM THE BUILDER… YES, SHE CAN!

By Montagu Snacks / January 11, 2019 / Comments Off on MOM THE BUILDER… CAN SHE DO IT? MOM THE BUILDER… YES, SHE CAN!

Build your own healthy lunchbox using this handy table:

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HEALTHY ROAD TRIP SNACKS

By Montagu Snacks / December 12, 2018 / Comments Off on HEALTHY ROAD TRIP SNACKS

The festive season and December holidays are around the corner. Now is a good time to start planning your road trip snacks menu. You need to make sure that it’s not only jam-packed with sweet treats, but also healthy and totally yummy treats. So be snack-wise and choose nutrient-dense snacks like dried fruit and nuts…

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WORLD DIABETES DAY

By Montagu Snacks / November 14, 2018 / Comments Off on WORLD DIABETES DAY

Diabetes is something that can happen to anyone. Millions of people are currently living with Diabetes. What is Diabetes? Put simply, it’s a group of diseases that result from too much sugar in the blood. Family and Diabetes is the theme for World Diabetes Day in 2018 as well as 2019. The campaign aims to…

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Men’s Health Matters

By Montagu Snacks / November 6, 2018 / Comments Off on Men’s Health Matters

Man was made to rule the earth. It’s nice to imagine being Superman or The Hulk or, to be invincible would be ideal. The truth is you aren’t any of these. You are an awesome man, you need to look out for your health so that you can look after all your nearest and dearest.…

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Healthy eating for older persons

By Montagu Snacks / October 2, 2018 / Comments Off on Healthy eating for older persons

Your body changes as you get older. That’s a fact. You need different nutrients as your activity level, metabolism, bone density and muscle mass changes. This means that healthy eating for older persons requires adjusting what you eat. The most vital message of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans – Key Recommendations for Older Adults (US…

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Heart Friendly Mix

By Montagu Snacks / September 26, 2018 / Comments Off on Heart Friendly Mix

Your heart needs a lot of TLC. You need to feed it the right ingredients for it to work well. Monounsaturated fat and potassium are both known to contribute to normal blood pressure. A good serving of potassium is at least 300 mg potassium per 100g. Here’s a heart healthy mix that supports a healthier heart:…

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FOOD FOR HEART HEALTH

By Montagu Snacks / September 25, 2018 / Comments Off on FOOD FOR HEART HEALTH

Heart health. This is something we are all thinking about. Or rather we should be. Eating the right food substantially increases your heart health and eating the wrong food does exactly the opposite. Earlier this month we shared exercise for heart health and tips on how to be active as a family, from household chores…

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