We campaign and advocate for policies and regulations that empower South Africans to make healthier food and lifestyle choices.

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Campaigns

View all of the campaigns we're currently running and learn how you can help.

Mass Media

Learn from ordinary South Africans how you can lead a healthier lifestyle.

Donate

Become a part of the mission to make South Africa healthier.

Our mission is to improve the health of an increasingly obese South Africa.

Healthy Living Alliance (HEALA) is an Alliance of non-governmental organizations with a mission to improve the health of an increasingly obese South Africa. Our goal is to empower all those who live in South Africa to make healthy food and lifestyle choices to prevent non-communicable diseases.

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View all of the campaigns we’re currently running and learn how you can help.

HOW TO EAT HEALTHY

Learn from ordinary South Africans how you can lead a healthier lifestyle.

Media Centre

Health minister supports the reduction of sugar in sweetened beverages

Currently, the health promotion levy — implemented in April 2018 — is almost half of the World Health Organisation’s recommendation which research has shown could …

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Calls for South Africa’s sugary drinks tax to increase intensify

Activists say Treasury and national health department must abide by international health standards for the levy on sugary drinks to be effective in curbing the …

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Fighting stunting and obesity with food

Non-profit organisation (NPO), Meals on Wheels Community Services South Africa is dedicated to providing wholesome dishes to impoverished people in Limpopo. Meals on Wheels Limpopo …

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Sugar Tax: How corporates lied to National Treasury

Sugar-sweetened beverage producers submitted evidence that was out of context and exaggerated in their appeal against South Africa’s proposed new sugar levy, research has found. …

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From farm to plate: Food safety is everyone’s business

The United Nations has declared 7 June the first World Food Safety Day to strengthen efforts to ensure what we eat is safe. Every year, …

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Tongaat Hulett bosses must ‘pay back the money’

The financial scandal of South Africa’s largest sugar producer hurts its blue-collar employees, who are already marginalised and at risk of non-communicable diseases, the most. …

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