Benefits of Eating Local Food

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Local food is nca! And here’s why… The “local food” movement has been around in South Africa for almost 20 years now. Organisations like Slow Food South Africa started in 2001 with the “aim to support keeping our rich local …

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Air Pollution From Food is Killing us

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The theme of this year’s World Environment Day, celebrated on 5 June, is “air pollution” – one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time. This is a call to action to combat one of the greatest environmental challenges of …

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GMO: Is Your Favourite Food Killing You?

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It’s okay if you don’t know your GE from your GMOs – that’s what we’re here for! While genetic engineering might seem technical or boring, it’s something you must know about. Your health could depend on it. The terms genetically …

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How PGS Makes Sure Your Food is Grown Organically

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This year, South Africa has extended National Nutrition Week to include the National Obesity Week, making the 9th – 19th of October National Nutrition and Obesity Week (NNOW2018). The theme: “Breakfast – the best way to start your day” was …

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Food Security Affects Everyone – Even You

In simple terms, food security means that every citizen should have enough food to live an active and healthy life. Seems obvious, right? The tragedy is that for far too many South Africans this is not the case. The second …

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