-11 April 2019

Health Benefits

Snack Yourself Healthy This Spring

By Montagu Snacks / September 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Feeling the urgent need to snack yourself healthy this spring? Ever found yourself exclaiming, “Ugh, I’m so full!” after a meal, only to find yourself reaching for those unhealthy snacks an hour later? Hmm? Chances are, that meal wasn’t as filling as you thought, especially if it consisted of hollow carbs, fats and refined sugars.…

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How To Spring Clean Your Diet

By Montagu Snacks / September 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

What is it about spring that makes us want to clean up, clear out and de-clutter? Here at Montagu, we’re thinking seriously about how to spring clean your diet. We’re not really sure what it is, but chances are you have already made it your mental mission to spring clean the heck out of your…

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Stretching for stress relief

By Montagu Snacks / August 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Stretching has a multitude of health benefits. At the top of the list is that it reduces stress and anxiety. Amy Hopkins, food and managing editor of Women’s Health demonstrates the top 4 stretches to help you relax. Pose 1: Child’s Pose Knees to the edge of the mat, toes to touch, hips towards heels.…

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Sun Salutations A

By Montagu Snacks / August 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Stretching for stress sequence:  Repeat this Sun Salutations A sequence slowly 5 times in the morning to stretch and energise the body, preparing you for the day ahead. Inhale as you lift your hands towards the ceiling for High Mountain pose. Exhale Forward Bend, hinging from the hips (bend your knees as much as you…

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Stretching and breath work – a new trend

By Montagu Snacks / August 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

The health benefits of stretching and breath work, done correctly, has surfaced and the importance thereof is being taken seriously into account. You’re favourite downtime just took on a whole new level of priority. This is fantastic news for those of us that love stretching and breathwork! 5 health benefits of stretching: Stretching increases your…

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How much exercise do you actually need?

By Montagu Snacks / August 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Training and I have this love, hate relationship.  I hate exercise, but boy, do I love the high I get from it afterwards! A friend once told me that the hardest part of exercising is putting your shoes on.  Once you hit the road, the gym or that exercise class and the endorphins (happy hormones)…

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How to go plant-based and why?

By Montagu Snacks / August 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Have you heard the term plant-based? Of course, you have! “Plant-based” seems to be the new buzz-word. As a parent, you always want the best for your family. At Montagu, we want the best for all of you and our families. That is why we’re taking a look at plant-based eating and what the fuss…

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How to get into Trail Running

By Montagu Snacks / July 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

South Africans are quickly discovering the many joys of trail running. While regular road running remains popular, trail running has a different set of benefits if you’re looking to change up your running environment. This reactive, in-the-moment running style is exciting and fun. And no wonder! Our beautiful country offers so many stunning locations for…

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The Perfect Pistachio

By Montagu Snacks / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

The pistachio nut is definitely a favourite in most households. They make for an amazing snack with a very satisfying and entertaining crack to have at this yummy nutritional nugget. It’s even called the “happy nut” or “smiling nut” in certain countries. This is most probably because it adds a beautifully fresh and happy look…

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Fibre for kids

By Montagu Snacks / July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Fibre for kids. Fibre is like the F word of nutrition and often has parents flinging their hands up in the air. Oi! We know it’s important, but it is just not that easy to get our little ones to enjoy it. Why should my child eat more fibre? It may not sound super-exciting but…

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