Articles tagged with: water

Eat to beat traveller’s diarrhoea

Eat to beat traveller’s diarrhoea

When you’re on a busy trip with a tight schedule, you can’t afford to be ill. Whether it’s a holiday or a business trip, there’s nothing worse than being sick in a strange hotel or landing back home exhausted and drained after a bout of abdominal upset. Nicknamed “Delhi Belly”, “Montezuma’s Revenge”, “Tourista” or the “Jamaican Runs”, traveller’s diarrhoea is the most common affliction for those travelling overseas and is so named because the cause is often simply...

7 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Which bran is best – wheat bran or oat bran?

Q. Which bran is best – wheat bran or oat bran?

A. All types of bran are concentrated sources of fibre, being the outer fibrous layers of a grain. They are all useful but act in...

28 March 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. What is rooibos and is it really free of caffeine?

Q. What is rooibos and is it really free of caffeine?

A. Rooibos or Red Tea is a herbal infusion made from the leaves and stems of a leguminous shrub (Aspalathus linearis) that is native...

6 September 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

How healthy is coconut water – really?

How healthy is coconut water – really?

What is coconut water? Don't confuse coconut water with coconut milk which is made from the grated flesh of a mature coconut mixed...

25 July 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

EatKit Archive: TEA, HEALTH AND HAPPINESS

EatKit Archive: TEA, HEALTH AND HAPPINESS

Tea - black, green, white or herbal - is one of life's precious things. It allows you to relax, chillax, refresh and be revived. It...

29 April 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. What’s the difference between green and black tea? What about caffeine?

Q. What’s the difference between green and black tea? What about caffeine?

THE QUESTION IN FULL Q. What's the difference between green tea and black tea? And can I drink green tea at night when I don't want...

16 April 2013 by Catherine Saxelby