Add These Healthy Foods From Woolies To Your Shopping List


Since Woolies is now part of the Discovery Vitality HealthyFood Studio, you know you can count on them for the best products not only to whip up the most nutritious meals to fit into your healthy lifestyle but also to give you something delicious to eat.

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When it comes to fitness and losing weight, diet plays a huge part in ensuring you make progress towards reaching your goals. Your diet needs to consist of foods that’ll provide you with energy, help revitalise sore and tired muscles (from all the gym you’ve been doing), as well as ensuring that you get all the nutrients you need on a daily basis. So, to get you started, we have compiled a Woolies shopping list filled with various HealthyFood Studio ingredient options for you to choose from, prepare, and enjoy.

Also, keep in mind that the groceries you buy from the HealthyFood Studio selection at Woolies gives you Vitality Points which contribute to your overall Vitality status (we’re going for diamond this year). Who knew that eating and shopping healthily could be fun AND rewarding?

Stock Up On Protein

Protein is the most important part of your diet. Not only is it responsible for building, maintaining, and repairing your muscle tissue after exercising, but it also plays a role in providing you with energy to ensure that you can keep up with your workouts. You should have a measured amount of protein in every meal (we use the size of our palms as a guideline), should focus on consuming good mix of animal and vegetable proteins. Protein takes longer to digest, meaning that you will feel fuller for longer making it the cornerstone of most good meals . At Woolies, you can stock up on the following protein sources from their HealthyFood Studio groceries (just to name a few):

  • Free range skinless chicken breasts (average – 400g)
  • Free range large eggs 18 pack
  • Lightly smoked rainbow trout (average- 250g)
  • No added salt and sugar peanut butter 400g
  • Raw almond nuts 250g
  • Norwegian Salmon portions 500g

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Veggies And Fruit Are Your Friends

Vegetables and fruit are extremely good for you and is a crucial part of your diet when trying to lead a healthier lifestyle. They offer you a source for vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre to maintain your digestive system, reduce the risk of many chronic diseases, keep your blood pressure in check, and reduce blood cholesterol. Broccoli, spinach, garlic, and tomatoes are considered superfoods, so make sure to add these to your shopping list and your daily meals! Just to name a few, stock up on the following fruits and veg at Woolies:

  • Organic cucumber
  • Organic marrows
  • Mediterranean vine tomatoes
  • Sweet peppers
  • Butter lettuce
  • Bananas
  • Kale
  • Ripen at home nectarines 1,2kg box

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Add A Little Dairy To Your Diet

Although dairy does provide you with calcium and a load of other nutrients including Vitamin D (fantastic for those of you who don’t spend much time in the sun), there are other sources – including legumes, leafy green veggies, as well as fish. Dairy products can help prevent calcium deficiency which can lead to loss of bone tissue, an increase of bone thinning, and even osteoporosis. So, to keep your bones healthy, here are a few HealthyFood Studio options for you to add to your basket at Woolies:

  • Fat-free yoghurt 1kg
  • Long-life fat-free milk 1L
  • Chunky or smooth plain cottage cheese 250g

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Some Fats Are Great For Your Body

Healthy fats, or monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats — lower disease risk. When we say healthy fats, we’re talking about avocados, cheese, whole eggs, assorted nuts, and extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil, just to mention a few. At Woolies, you can get your hands on the following:

  • Jumbo eggs in various pack sizes (free-range)
  • Avocados in various pack sizes
  • Cheeses (soft, medium, and hard selections)
  • Nuts in individual packs in an assortment packs

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Head To Woolies To Stock Up On Healthy Groceries

Head to www.woolworths.co.za and shop online for all of your healthy dietary ingredients. Their site also offers a number of HealthyFood Studio recipes for you to try out! Eating well doesn’t have to be boring.

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