Rooibos tea can form part of a healthy, nutritional diet for South African children

Rooibos tea can form part of a healthy, nutritional diet for South African children: Millions of South African children are consuming too little of what they need or too much of what they don’t need resulting in undernutrition or obesity. Compounding this problem is the high intake of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) which now accounts for around 6% of the recommended daily intake of energy and macronutrients for South African children. Renowned South African dietician, Mbali Mapholi, is passionate about promoting simple and affordable … [Read more...]

Rooibos is a healthy option for children this festive season

Rooibos is a healthy option for children this festive season: With school holidays and the festive season around the corner, there is a lot to be excited about – long summer days spent by the pool, the joy of gifts and giving, as well as quality time spent with family and friends. This time of year also brings with it many bright and colourful sugary treats for children, which is why healthy beverage options like Rooibos are a great thirst-quenching solution. Parents are becoming increasingly health-conscious, questioning product ingredients … [Read more...]

Teach your children to develop a growth mindset.

Teach your children to develop a growth mindset.: Step up education centres “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” Maya Angelou We all tell ourselves stories about who we believe ourselves to be and what we believe we are capable of achieving! “The trouble with these stories is that we accept them to be true, even when they are not!” says Cindy Glass, Owner and Co-Founder of Step Up Education Centres. She adds, “We make decisions and choices based on what we think we … [Read more...]

Durban dad’s murder of 4 children ‘unimaginable’, ‘horrendous’ – judge hands down 4 life terms

Durban in the News: Durban dad's murder of 4 children 'unimaginable', 'horrendous' - judge hands down 4 life terms: The KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg has described the murder of four Pinetown children by their father, Sibusiso Mpungose, as "unimaginable". Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]