Yummy Healthy Pancakes

If you love pancakes, add this healthy pancake recipe to the list! This is our favourite pancake base recipe + 6 healthy pancake recipes you can make with it. (NB! American pancakes are what we in South Africa call Flapjacks) Pancakes were never an easy weekday morning meal because of the mess and the time […]

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Foodie Friday: Soy & Cancer Risk

There’s a lot of conflicting information going around about soy: Is it healthy? Is it dangerous? And if it’s OK to eat, why do some people say it isn’t? Some of the misunderstandings come from the fact that studies in people and studies in animals may show different results. In some animal studies, rodents that […]

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Foodie Friday: Simple Meal Recipes

Encouraging children to eat healthy foods can be a challenge at the best of times – when your child has been diagnosed with or is undergoing treatment for cancer, this becomes even more difficult and the pressure is even greater. Good nutrition is especially important for children who have cancer, as it can help these […]

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Nutrition for Brain Tumour Patients

Nutrition is very important for Children with Cancer, because the presence of the tumour as well as the treatments that they undergo play havoc with their immune systems as well as various other systems in their little bodies. Malnutrition Malnutrition describes the consequences of insufficient protein-energy intake. Malnutrition is an unspecific term used to define […]

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Nevermind Less Junk Food: Eat More Nutritious Food!

According to the Global Burden of Disease study, unhealthy diets are responsible for 11m preventable deaths globally per year, more even than smoking tobacco. The biggest problem is not the junk we eat however, but the nutritious food we don’t eat. Researchers are calling for a global shift in policy to promote vegetables, fruit, nuts […]

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Healthy Easter Treats for Kids

Normally we do “Foodie Friday” but seeing that this Friday is Good Friday and the start of the Easter Weekend, we decided to make a bit of a change so that we can bring you some scrumptious recipes early enough for you to make them for your children… Enjoy! Healthy Crispy Rice Eggs Ingredients 3/4 […]

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Foodie Friday: Best Nutrition for Children with Brain Cancer

It is vital that Children with Cancer, including Children with Brain Cancer, eat well-balanced, nutritional meals and snacks in order to maintain their weight, rebuild any tissue lost in treatment, and strengthen their immune system and power it to fight against the brain cancer. The occurrence of malnutrition in children with childhood tumours is multifactorial […]

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✨Foodie Friday✨ Summer Christmas Recipes

Christmas in South Africa, as in the rest of the Southern Hemisphere is a unique and splendid thing. While most Christmas Carols, adverts, cards, recipes, etc. are geared towards a winter Christmas, and most others think of chestnuts roasting over an open fire at this time of the year, those of us Down South are […]

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✨Foodie Friday✨ Vegetarian Christmas Recipes

With Christmas around the corner we are all looking for some great recipes for our families, and that includes recipes that Children with Cancer will enjoy, but what about those of us who are vegetarian? Children with Cancer especially, need to eat as many veggies as possible as they need them to build up their […]

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