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A balanced nutrition promotes productivity at work

By | May 31st, 2017|Nutrition|

Food is fuel; that much is obvious. In order to be productive at work, you need the right kind of fuel. Some foods will spike your blood glucose levels to great heights, but only for a limited time, while other foods will provide lower levels of energy, but for a longer period of time. Some [...]

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Spargs Wholesale and Retail

By | April 3rd, 2017|Uncategorised|

Our Power Supply Products are now available in the Eastern Cape through Spargs wholesale and Retail . Our first store is Spargs Supermarket in  44 Main street Kokstad    

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Financial benefits to companies who invest in their staff’s health

By | March 31st, 2017|Uncategorised|

It is common sense that an unhealthy employee who often misses work or performs poorly at work due to health issues is detrimental to any company, which is by law obliged to provide a certain number of sick days to their employees. Employers will often settle for healthy but sluggish and demotivated employees. They rarely [...]

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Xtreme for Kids team cycling the Cape Town Cycle Tour – 12 March 2017

By | February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorised|

2 - 12 March 2017 Be one of our eight extreme cyclists will be cycling from Johannesburg to Cape Town ending, ending the tour by cycling the Cape Town Cycle Tour.  Ten days, nearly 2000 kms - during which they will stop at 7 schools and speak to more than 6000 children about bullying.  This [...]

Power Supply competing with the best

By | February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorised|

Contains less carbohydrates and added total sugar than many of its competitors. Contains 1/3 less fat and significantly lower saturated, poly unsaturated and mono unsaturated fatty acids than, Futurelife. Has a vitamin content which is much much higher than many of its competitors. Has a sodium value within the new legislated limit maximum of 500mg sodium/100g [...]

Nutritional Benefits For Workers and Staff

By | February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorised|

Nhlayisa Power Supply is fantastic food for your staff. The vitamins and minerals contained in Power Supply assist with improved general health and well-being in the following: B vitamins assist with the breakdown of carbohydrate, protein and fat. B vitamins are critical to manufacture of hormones serotonin, dopamine and melatonin. Vitamin B1 and B2 are [...]

Growing Africa

By | February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorised|

If you are passionate about Africa and helping her grow why not consider assisting with our school feeding program.

Plaaswerkers en Voeding

By | September 29th, 2016|Nutrition|

The International Labour Organisation recently reported that companies are losing up to 20% in productivity due to malnutrition. Plaaswerkers is deur navorsing geidentifiseer as uiters weerloos betrefende voeding en geestesgesondheid . Kinders wat op plase woon en grootword  is geneig om te klein en ook ondergewig te wees , tot n groter mate as enige ander kinders [...]

Productivity and Wellness of mine and shift Workers.

By | September 23rd, 2016|Nutrition|

WORKERS . Hypoglycaemia is a clinical condition in which blood sugar levels fall below 4.0mmol/l. When this happens, hormones, such as the catecholamines, are released, causing symptoms such as hunger, trembling, dizziness, headache, and palpitations. Other more severe symptoms include fatigue, confusion, personality changes, weakness, psychosis, rapid and shallow breathing, lack of coordination, nausea and [...]

Truck Driver Nutrition

By | September 19th, 2016|Nutrition|

Truck drivers work under physically and mentally demanding conditions . Deadlines , loading and unloading , traffic , breakdowns etc all increase the risk of health conditions and increase fatigue levels . Chronic fatigue increases the risk of road accidents and also company costs. Long hours , minimal physical exercise unhealthy food ,convenience foods , [...]