Subjects: Food, Drink
Join an online cook-along to help realise a child’s dream
Celebrity chefs come together to cook for children with life-threatening illnesses. Cooking for Dreams Fundraiser, in association with Discovery Vitality, takes place on 1 September 2022 with an online cook-along open to all.
Discovery Bank launches interactive rewards tool
Johannesburg, 10 June 2021 - Discovery Bank offers a unique client experience as a shared-value bank. And, with its new interactive, online Shared-Value Stack which is now accessible on the Discovery website, it’s possible for everyone to see how financial products and individual financial behaviour interconnect to create much greater banking value for clients through improved interest rates, life
Vitality joins Reach For a Dream in Guinness World Record attempt to raise funds for children with life-threatening illnesses
Johannesburg, 8 June 2021 | Vitality is proud to partner with Reach For A Dream in their Cooking for Dreams initiative, along with DHL and Woolworths. The virtual cook-along, hosted by celebrity chefs J’Something and David Higgs, will gather enthusiastic cooks across South Africa virtually in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the most people cooking online at once, while raising fund
Easy and affordable is the key to healthy meal prep in lockdown alert level 3
Vitality dietitian Terry Harris shares her tips for managing mealtimes while we stay home as well as discounts from Vitality’s new HealthyDining partners for healthy meals selected by their nutrition team.
Vitality accelerates its efforts to get people moving with exciting new benefits; also announces special Vitality points recognition initiative
JOHANNESBURG, 30 September 2020 | Discovery Vitality today announced an exciting series of product enhancements that will further motivate and reward members to get healthy by exercising and eating well.
Discovery Vitality introduces HealthyDining for sit-down meals in countrywide restaurants
Announcing the expansion of Vitality HealthyDining in partnership with Col’Cacchio, Doppio Zero, Ocean Basket, and Nando’s to reward Vitality members for eating healthily while dining out.
New Vitality HealthyDining benefit offers members up to 25% cash back through Uber Eats
Discovery Vitality launches HealthyDining with Uber Eats – offering members up to 25% cash back on healthier meal options when ordering takeaway food via the Uber Eats app, and 50% cash back on Vitality kids’ healthy meals.
Vitality members to enjoy a weekend of double HealthyFood cash back at Woolworths, for making healthier choices
For one weekend only – 30 to 31 March 2019 – all Vitality members (with the HealthyFood benefit) will get up to 50% cash back on HealthyFood items at Woolworths stores nationwide.
Introducing Vitality Move
It is estimated that nearly half (48.7%) of South Africans with hypertension have never been screened and therefore remain undiagnosed and unaware of their increased risk for heart disease and strokes.
South Africa’s healthiest city revealed
Cape Town has the highest number of people who are a healthy weight, plus they purchase the most vegetables and fruit, when compared with South Africa’s other major cities.
Why a focus on health is vital this Women’s Month – what to know and do in your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond
In a bid to promote health education this Women’s Month, clinicians at Discovery Vitality have prepared guidelines to help women maintain good health at different life stages.
One in four South African preschoolers is overweight or obese. What does the research reveal?
More than a quarter of the world’s population is under the age of 15. Their health is our future. Based on the current exercise and eating habits of South Africa’s children, it’s clear that urgent action is required.
South Africa first to legislate and on track to healthier levels of salt in foods
Manufacturers have made progress in efforts to improve the health of South Africans with salt levels in two-thirds of foods covered by legislation now at equal to or even below the permitted requirements.
Instant noodles loaded with salt
New research by The George Institute for Global Health reveals the high and unnecessary amount of salt in instant noodles sold around the world.
Vitality food and lifestyle guidelines simplify the way to healthy nutrition
A key part of being healthy, is the food and drinks you have daily. Vitality’s nutrition specialists stay up to date and engage with local and international stakeholders on the latest in food and nutrition science, and combines best practice into guidelines Vitality encourages people to follow for good health.
“Healthy eating need not be boring. For us it’s about showing that healthy nutritio
Discovery Vitality launches state-of-the-art HealthyFood Studio
Discovery Vitality, Woolworths and Prue Leith Chefs Academy are on a mission to get people back into the kitchen. The newly launched HealthyFood Studio is a fully equipped, state-of-the-art culinary studio based in Sandton, where classes deal various aspects of nutritious cooking. These are taught and demonstrated by a Prue Leith professional, using fresh ingredients from Woolworths.
Portion Caution: Bigger is not better
Amongst dieticians, ‘supersize’ is fast becoming a swear word. The fact is that we’re eating much more these days than we were even 30 years ago. In the 90s, for instance, soda manufacturers started to make soda bottles that more than doubled in size. Soda bottle size continued to increase in size until they’d grown to more than 18 times the size of the original bottles.
The time to halt childhood obesity is now!
Understanding food labels is critical to healthy eating. How healthy are South Africa’s kids? According to Health Active Kids South Africa (HAKSA), a nationwide report compiled by Discovery Vitality on the health of the country’s children showed that our kids aren’t as healthy as they should be.
Vitality encourages kids to ‘Grow Up Fit’
Discovery Vitality is introducing a fun, new way to teach your kids – and yourself – about how to incorporate healthy habits into your lifestyles. Using an easy-to-use social media platform called Vine, Discovery Vitality is running the Grow Up Fit SA campaign: every day in June we will release a six-second video and snippet to show you how just how simple and enjoyable it is to ‘Grow Up Fit’!