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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 growth. It’s as important to good health for you to receive sufficient calories as it is to avoid being overweight. But if you’re struggling to gain weight- especially if you are sick and have a suppressed appetite- what should you do? We at Komati Foods [...]

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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 a carbohydrate. Unlike more ‘complex’ carbohydrates such as whole grains, beans and veggies, it’s classed as a ‘simple’ carbohydrate. It breaks down quickly in the blood, and thus can cause quick up and down spikes in blood glucose- a risk for insulin resistance and diabetes. [...]

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Is the Paleo diet for me?

Is the Paleo diet for me? There’s a lot of hype and nonsense surrounding the Paleo diet, which may make it hard for you to figure out whether it’s a good match for you [or even what it is at all]. Fortunately, we at Komati foods are here to help you unravel the mystery and get to grips with this new diet trend. What is Paleo, anyway? There’s a lot of buzz-words and media attention on the Paleo diet. You can safely ignore most of it, as it tends to get a little silly! At it’s heart, Paleo seeks to [...]

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Making Protein Count as a Vegan

If you’ve ever embraced a Vegan lifestyle, you’ll be very familiar with the first question people ask- but how do you make your daily protein requirements? The truth of the matter is you don’t need meat to eat a healthy, protein-packed diet… At Komati Foods we don't simply understand this issue, we anticipate it. To this ends, we have sourced some of the delicious, vegan friendly diet replacements out there for you. Go a little nuts   Nuts should be a critical part of a healthy diet whether you’re vegan or still eat meat. These dietary powerhouses are packed with protein [...]

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