Gluten: throw this word into conversation and everyone from your colleague to your favourite great aunt will tell you that they have at some point tried the trendy gluten free diet. Whilst the majority of people do so as a personal preference, the truth is that only a small percentage of people really need to be gluten free.

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a serious public health concern. According to the South African Heart and Stroke Foundation, as much as 13 % of deaths around the world are caused by high blood pressure. We’re well aware of how a diet excessively high in salt can increase our high blood pressure risk, but is there anything more that we can do to manage blood pressure?

Thought of being vegetarian but feel you need a little less restriction and more flexibility? Well then, the flexitarian diet may be for you. Being a flexitarian is a great way to be healthier and eat more plant-based foods, yet still suit your lifestyle without too many dietary restrictions and impositions.

Keep all your FitChef meals and smoothies in the freezer, defrost two days worth in your fridge, heat, eat and repeat. This way, you will always have a supply of nutritious and great tasting meals to keep your health on auto pilot. For best results, defrost before heating – although meals can be heated from frozen (just prick or tear open the film before microwaving)

Share the FitChef experience with someone and get great discounts. Challenge your best friend, roommate or partner to take on the FitChef 21 Day Couples Challenge and get your healthy pre-cooked meals delivered.

FitChef is perfectly safe for pregnant and breastfeeding moms. In fact, our meals and smoothies are highly nutritious and will help your body get all the nutrients it needs. FitChef is as clean as it gets: there are no preservatives, no artificial flavourants and no sugar or sweeteners. Most of our meals are low in refined carbs and boosted only with healthy carbs only from veggies or fruit. We use grass fed, steroid and hormone free meats and a lot of effort goes into making sure all our food is of the highest quality.

Ons ontsmet. Ons volg ‘n sosiale afstand. Ons dra maskers. Dit alles in ‘n poging om die verspreiding van siektes te beheer terwyl die wêreld ‘n oorlog teen die Covid-19 pandemie veg. Dit is goed om te weet dat ons liggaam sy natuurlike beskermingstelsel perfek aanpas om virusse, bakterieë en ander kieme wat siektes veroorsaak te beveg : Deur middel van ons Immuniteitsstelsel.

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the genetic material that our body is made of. We get half of our DNA from our mothers and the other half from our fathers. Our DNA includes all the instructions needed for the body cells to function optimally.

For years, scientists have been trying to solve the mystery as to why those who are overweight have an increased risk of developing certain cancers. A possible explanation may be linked to insulin, a hormone which when high for long periods of time, can cause a host of cancer-causing metabolic changes the body.