WATER – the essence of life

lady-drinking-water2Why do we take it so for granted and show lack of interest in consuming it?Is it because it has no visual appeal like the rows of colourful juices on supermarket shelves, or because our taste-buds ever needing stimulation and find it too bland?

Water is one of nature's precious resources, essential to sustaining life, and diminishing in many parts of the world, so much so that Economists are calling it "the new oil".

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The preservative debate…

In an ever changing world, we are continually being bombarded with what is good for us and what is not, from what we eat and drink and even to the air we breathe.

This brings me to the recent discussion surrounding "parabens", which acts as a cosmetic preservative. This debate continues; parabens versus natural preservatives...

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Food for thought

Let us embrace winter and have fun with some healthy food and drinks!

The inspiration for this week's newsletter comes from the wonderful fruity components found in our Matsimela ranges and how these can be used to create culinary delights ~

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Caring for dry skin

It is said that when the elephants eat the fruit of the marula tree, it is then truly ripe, so, there is no reason why humans cannot also have some exhilaration from the extract of the marula nuts, being one of Africa's miracle oils; cold pressed and high in anti-oxidants and vitamins A and E unlike many other oils, this has a high concentration of palmitic acid, which forms a protective coating on dry skin.

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