Heart Health

Foods, diet and your heart


South African seed oils are safe and healthy

Are South African canola, sunflower and olive oil toxic, as claimed by 'The Real Meal Revolution'? Nutritional researchers and dietitians investigate and give us their verdict.

Calculate your hidden salt

The Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa joins forces with World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) to increase awareness of salt intake – with the launch of a digital salt intake calculator.

Top tips for cooking with vegetable oils

Don’t allow your vegetable oil to spoil. Olive oil and other oils are vulnerable to the damaging effects of air, light, and heat, so make sure to keep them fresh.

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