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Blue light blocking spectacles recommended during children’s screen time

   Excessive screen time is widely touted as bad for kids. While eating into the time they spend outdoors in active play and interfering with their healthy engagement with real people and the real world, amongst other concerns, there is the very real risk of eye damage. Blue light, which emanates from the screens of [...]

Blue light blocking spectacles recommended during children’s screen time 2018-02-15T08:27:49+00:00

Changes in our vision as we age

The effects of aging eyes become more common once we’ve hit the milestone age of 40. The aging process causes our eyes to be less efficient in performing normal visual functions and results in individuals needing additional eye-care assistance to see well.  Don’t be alarmed if you start experiencing aging visual disorders from as early [...]

Changes in our vision as we age 2018-02-15T07:30:28+00:00

Shop wise and save the planet!

We at Komati Foods are now offering the service of where you can bring in your own containers to be filled with our products instead of buying them in plastic. If you’ve even the slightest inkling to eco-conscious choices, it comes as no surprise to learn that plastic pollution is by far the biggest crises [...]

Shop wise and save the planet! 2018-01-22T06:18:47+00:00

Going Nuts for Weight Loss

With the New Year [and its accompanying resolution] upon us, you’re probably keen to shift a kilo or two of stubborn fat. Like avocados before them, nuts have a reputation as a high fat food that sometimes makes keen weight-loss seekers avoid this delicious, healthy snack. In reality, you could well be sabotaging the entire [...]

Going Nuts for Weight Loss 2018-01-22T06:19:09+00:00

Indulge your sweet tooth and get healthy too: spectacular smoothies for any taste

The humble smoothie has become a firm favourite among those looking to get healthier and boost their fruit intake. However, as with all things, we humans sometimes miss the mark despite trying our best, and you’ll find many supposedly healthy recipes calling for a ton of hidden artificial sweeteners and even sugar. We at Komati [...]

Indulge your sweet tooth and get healthy too: spectacular smoothies for any taste 2018-01-15T09:39:15+00:00

Plan a delectable Christmas dinner- no meat needed!

The traditional Christmas table groans under the weight of meats, potatoes and other less-than-healthy foods. Sure, a little indulgence is great now and then, but if you’re vegetarian, have health concerns or otherwise are looking for something a little lighter on the meat [and on the waistline], it can feel impossible to join in the [...]

Plan a delectable Christmas dinner- no meat needed! 2017-12-19T13:18:42+00:00

How to successfully hire a great Aupair for your children

Hiring reliable, dependable help can seem difficult at the best of times- and when it involves your precious children, the task takes on an extra layer of worry. Fortunately, Aupairs At Work has assembled a quick-and-easy guide to the factors you need to consider when hiring an Aupair, to help you make the decision confidently [...]

How to successfully hire a great Aupair for your children 2017-12-07T14:26:33+00:00

Is being an Aupair right for me?

Becoming an Aupair can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. However, it’s critical to make sure your expectations and reality line up, and that you are fully prepared for the job at hand. Here’s Aupairs At Work’s top tips on what to know before you commit to becoming an Aupair. Firstly, [...]

Is being an Aupair right for me? 2017-12-07T09:32:17+00:00

Using nuts in smoothies to boost calorie intake if you aren’t well

While many of us have the issue of controlling our calorie intake to make sure we don’t overeat, there will be occasions in your life where you aren’t eating sufficient calories daily for health. This could be for children, when you are sick, or if you’re a bodybuilder in the bulking phase of their muscle [...]

Using nuts in smoothies to boost calorie intake if you aren’t well 2017-12-07T09:32:17+00:00

Sugar – what’s the real harm?

We’ve swung from a culture that demonises fat, to one where sugar is lined up in the targets as the next ‘evil’ food. Is it as bad as it’s made to be? Should you be ignoring sugar? We at Komati Foods answer these critical questions for you today. What does sugar actually do? Sugar is [...]

Sugar – what’s the real harm? 2017-12-07T09:32:17+00:00