Articles

Soya in Kids’ Diets (1 – 12 years): A Useful and Tasty Protein Alternative

An important review article (2013) showed that if one is exposed to soy foods early on in life, the beneficial health effects from soy foods will manifest itself in later life.

Heart-Healthy Diet Tips

Basic dietary and lifestyle guidelines for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease

Heart Disease and Contributing Dietary Factors

Cardiovascular disease is rife in South Africa, with more than 200 people dying per day because of some form of heart and blood vessel disease.

Soybean Milk vs Dairy Milk

We compare the difference between infant soy and cow’s milk formulas (breast-milk substitutes) and look at the overall health benefits of soy milk.

Nutritional Influences on Oestrogen Metabolism

By incorporating dietary changes and using select supplements and functional foods can have profound effects in beneficially influencing oestrogen balance and thus preventing oestrogen-related diseases and conditions.

Food Group Tips for Diabetics

Diabetic Dietary Guidelines

The Role of Soya in Treatment and Prevention of Diabetes

+/- 2.6 million people in South Africa (approx. 5% of the population) have diabetes.

The History of the Soya Bean

Henry Ford is mostly remembered for the Model T Ford, manufacturing, mass production and improving the lot of the factory worker. But he should equally be remembered for his extensive soybean experimentation and research.

Nutrition for the Elderly

In adults, 65 years or older, certain factors and circumstances may affect nutritional needs, and so one is constantly looking for solutions and practical options to manage specific concerns.

The Benefits of Soya At All Stages Of Life

Soya has benefits for any age group and any stage of life, and the Soya Life range of vitamin and mineral enriched soya products can assist with healthy eating at any life stage.