Spring into your best shape with seasonal eating

As I sit here pondering what I would like to write for you this week, I feel the warmth of the spring breeze drifting through my open window. Looking out at the garden, it is a beautiful Johannesburg day in late September – still dry from the winter droughts, but we’ve started to experience the first of the summer thunderstorms.

Ian Craig
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Playing with sourdough

I have this love-hate relationship with making sourdough breads. I tried very hard to include a recipe in our book Wholesome Nutrition, but at that time I was truly unsuccessful in making them. After consuming kilograms of rye flour, I was turning out bread that was hard enough to concuss Ian!

Rachel Jesson
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Why you should stop sitting and move more

Sitting. Whether in our office chair, car seat or sofa, we’re mostly unaware of the detrimental effect of sitting on our health. But sitting has actually been called the ‘new smoking’ and can increase the risk of many diseases, including type 2 diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease and depression.

Simone do Carmo
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