Making Whole Foods a Way of Life | National Nutrition Week, by Kelly Francis, Registered Dietitian

In South Africa, the 9th to the 19th of October represents National Nutrition and National Obesity Week.  This year’s theme is “Make Eating Whole Foods a […]

Coping with Picky Eaters by Registered Dietitian, Kelly Francis

Apart from the frustration and stress that picky eating causes for parents of picky eaters, long term picky eating can lead to malnutrition which can manifest […]

Less ‘kid-friendly’ foods, more family foods, by Kelly Francis, Registered Dietitian

The concept of ‘kid-friendly’ foods seems to have grown out of proportion. People are still quick to condemn sugary breakfast cereals for their high sugar content […]

Achieving Weight Loss in Young Children by Kelly Francis, Registered Dietitian

A calorie restricted diet is never the answer to undoing excessive weight gain in children.  The risk of stunting a child’s growth in height or causing […]

Healthy Eating on a Not so Healthy Budget by Kelly Francis, Registered Dietitian

With food prices seemingly increasing by the week, healthy eating might seem next to impossible. Compromising our health however is not an option and there are […]

Teens and Vegetarianism by Kelly Francis, Registered Dietitian

While religious fasting with the abstinence of meat is not a new thing, it is becoming popular for teens to experiment with vegetarianism or veganism. Any […]

Unpacking the tip of the food pyramid by Registered Dietitian, Kelly Francis

Unpacking the tip of the food pyramid by Registered Dietitian, Kelly Francis It may be interesting to some that the South African Health Department and South […]

The Mediterranean Way | by Kelly Francis, Registered Dietitian

Striving for a traditional Mediterranean diet is a great way to achieve optimal health because of its nutrient dense, socially feasible and fairly economical dietary recommendations. […]

Sweet Potato Fries vs. French Fries

Which is Healthier? Sweet potato fries have a reputation for being healthier than French fries, but you may wonder whether they’re really better for you. After […]

The great butter vs margarine debate!

There is much controversy surrounding these two spreads that look similar and essentially serve the same purpose but it is well worth knowing the difference, and […]

Teaching children how to eat well.

“Teaching’ Children How to Eat Well” by Kelly Francis, Registered Dietitian Eating well does not come as naturally as we might assume. While children are naturally […]

First Summer Smoothie Promo Winner

One of our first smoothie promo winners of R500 Flava credit from Heritage Hill. Make sure you get your Smoothie or Frappe and drop your entry […]

Keeping up with fruit & veg intake during the holidays

With school holidays and the festive season just around the corner, fun food and holiday treats are becoming more of a focus. Mince pies have been […]

Tyger Valley College Bread Tag Winners

Flava was proud to sponsor the Tyger Valley College efforts  today in there race to collect 1835g of plastic bread tags towards 200KG for a wheel chair […]

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La Lucia Awards Evening

Crawford College La Lucia recently hosted their Valediction eats at our La Lucia branch.

Snacks vs Treats

While small snacks are encouraged at mid-morning and mid-afternoon to meet nutrient requirements, stabilize blood glucose levels and keep hunger at bay, it is important to […]

Nomu Promotion Winners

Happy winners from our stores across the country enjoed their prizes with our recent Nomu Hot Chocolate promotion. Find out more contact us

Portion Caution

While snacking is encouraged in young growing children, constant grazing and inappropriate snack choices can undo the benefit of regular meals. The need for regular meals […]

Snack Attack

While snacking is encouraged in young growing children, constant grazing and inappropriate snack choices can undo the benefit of regular meals. The need for regular meals […]

Fibre | The Forgotten Nutrient

Often an underestimated, and under consumed nutrient, dietary fibre is an essential nutrient required for optimal health.  Fibre is a form of carbohydrate that moves through […]