Nutrition and Cancer

Learn how to cook delicious and healthy food

July 1, 2016 Word for Word Media 0Comment

Many cancer survivors say that a loss of control was one of the most difficult aspects of dealing with cancer. Research shows that people who take steps towards goals generally feel better and advance than those who feel they have no control over their situation. Knowledge is critical in understanding and fighting cancer. Choosing the correct food that nourishes your body and boosts your health is the most important gift you can give yourself. Don’t fret, a healthy diet doesn’t mean bland and boring meals. You can learn the art of cooking delicious and healthy meals at the HealthyFood Studio.

The Vitality HealthyFood Studio’s strategy is to embrace the balance between delicious and healthy foods. The goal is to empower people with the skills needed to transform whole, unprocessed ingredients into delicious and nutritious meals, every day.

The newly launched HealthyFood Studio is a fully equipped, state-of-the-art culinary studio based at the Discovery campus on West Street in Sandton. Any interested party can sign up for cooking classes, where various aspects of healthy cooking and eating are taught and demonstrated by a Prue Leith professional from the Prue Leith Chefs Academy, using fresh ingredients from Woolworths. The HealthyFood Studio serves as an opportunity for South Africans to gain hands-on cooking experience and the confidence to try learned recipes at home and pass them on to others.

“The HealthyFood Studio aims to share and reinforce healthy eating habits, like ensuring there is variety in your diet; limiting your intake of refined starches, added sugar, processed foods and certain fats; making sure you’re getting a moderate amount of protein; and eating more whole plant foods,” says Shrey Viranna, CEO of Discovery Vitality.

The HealthyFood Studio is situated at 155 West Street, Sandton and is open to members of the public to come and experience the culinary brainchild of Discovery Vitality, in association with Woolworths and Prue Leith Chefs Academy and. To book a class, visit or email [email protected]

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