July 10, 2021

The Dangers of cholesterol lowering Statin drugs

The approach of conventional medicine to symptoms and ill health is most often: Name, Blame, Tame ie name the disease condition, shame it for causing our […]
July 8, 2021

How chronic stress and the ‘cortisol steal’ affect our thyroid and sex hormones.

Unmanaged stress is alarmingly prevalent in 21st century living. We are all motivated by an amount of ‘good’ stress referred to as Eu Stress. But when […]
July 3, 2021

The Superfoods: Apple Cider Vinegar, Lemon, Turmeric, Cinnamon & Ginger

A superfood is defined as a food with significant health benefits due to its exceptional nutrient density. The benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) are pretty […]
June 21, 2021

The Vagus Nerve

Rest Repair Digestion Breath Calm Relaxation The Vagus Nerve is an important component of our bodies rest and repair system. Vagus means ‘wandering’ – this powerful […]
April 8, 2021
Roasted Cauliflower Steak Recipe

Roasted Cauliflower Steak Recipe

The roasted cauliflower steak recipe at the end of the article is a quick, nutritious and delicious plant-based meal. A large part of good health and […]
March 29, 2021

Quinoa, spinach and seed salad recipe

A Plant Based approach to eating and diet has been scientifically proven to reduce many illness and disease symptoms as well as many chronic diseases themselves. […]
March 2, 2021

Get your high fibre vibes on!

Fibre bulks up our stool and is essential for a healthy digestive system. Fibre also facilitates the elimination of toxins and used hormones from the body and […]
February 10, 2021
shocking revelation on everyday endocrine hormonal disruptors

Shocking revelation on everyday endocrine/hormonal disruptors

Common environmental toxins that disrupt our endocrine system… causing hormonal imbalances. In this article, we have a look at this shocking revelation on everyday endocrine hormonal […]
February 9, 2021

Glutathione: the master anti-oxidant

Glutathione is one of the body’s most important and potent antioxidants. Antioxidants are substances that reduce harmful oxidative stress and free radicals, which causes ageing, illness […]
January 19, 2021

Build Immunity against Corona Virus

The new Delta strain of corona virus is shockingly aggressive, and much more infectious. Missing from our country’s leadership, and in fact from global leadership, is […]
September 27, 2019

The Magnificent Mineral: Magnesium

At the DripBar, we offer a superior range of scientifically formulated vitamin and mineral IV drips to boost health and general well-being. IV nutrients are a […]
February 10, 2021

Health products available at the DripBar

These health products are available directly from the DripBar: 11am and 3pm Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm Saturdays. Postnet to Postnet delivery can also be […]
January 14, 2021
Micronutrient & fibre rich smoothie

Micronutrient & fibre rich smoothie

Micronutrients play an important role in overall health. They work with macronutrients, and on their own to support optimal functioning of the body. Most people get […]
December 18, 2020

The Sunshine Vitamin – Vitamin D

Vitamin D has been making headlines of late as an immunity booster. Vitamin D deficiency has also been reported to play a significant role in the […]
November 17, 2020

Chakalaka Lekka!

Having a healthy gut means more than simply being free of annoyances like bloating or heartburn. It is absolutely central to our health. It is connected […]
November 4, 2020

Coconut Crunch Smoothie Recipe

Coconut Crunch Smoothie Recipe Ingredients • 1 cup Coconut Water• 1 Cup of Kale (stems removed)• 1 Cup of Mustard Greens or baby spinach leaves• ½ […]
November 4, 2020

Chocolate Smoothie Recipe

This high anti-oxidant 8 ingredient delish and easy chocolate smoothie recipe is a must have for chocolate lovers. Chocolate Smoothie Recipe Ingredients • 1 cup Almond […]
October 27, 2020
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HELP!! I’m tired!

I need more energy! We cannot talk about increasing our energy without talking about true health at a cellular level as well as detoxification. The most […]
October 20, 2020
Lentils for Sasha B

Lentils for Sasha B

Lentils are an excellent source of B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc. They’re also a great source of plant-based protein and fibre. This meal (Lentils […]
October 19, 2020

Sprout your way to good health with organic sprouts

Sprouts are so easy to grown and contain powerful health boosting micronutrients and enzymes. Are they are the ultimate superfood?
September 27, 2020

Basil Pesto Recipe

A Whole Foods Plant Based Diet (WFPBD) is the only proven way of eating that can both reduce and even reverse the chronic diseases of lifestyle […]
September 6, 2020

Yumminess… Salty date & almond nut butter nice cream

Who doesn’t love ice cream …here’s a super healthy yummy recipe that doesn’t include bovine hormones 🙂 Salty date & almond nut butter nice cream Ingredients […]
September 3, 2020

Pea, Mint and Walnut Dip

Ingredients 1 cup frozen peas (Thawed) 1/3 cup dry roasted walnuts 2 TBS olive oil 2 TBS fresh lemon juice 3 tsp organic vegetable stock 1 […]
August 26, 2020

Diseases of dietary excess. Who is teaching how to avoid them?

The medical profession is medicating for illnesses and diseases that are caused by poor dietary habits and dietary excess. The word ‘doctor’ comes from the latin […]
August 25, 2020

Health, vibrant skin and timeless beauty

Glycation is the cause of sun or dark spots on the skin as well as premature age-ing. Glycation is the attachment of a refined dietary sugar […]
August 22, 2020

AutophaTea and the FMD

Integrative and functional Health Coach Chantal Du Chenne is a strong advocate for and facilitator of Dr Valter Longo’s five day Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD), of […]
August 12, 2020

Lentils with salsa

New recipe: lentils with fresh salsa
August 4, 2020

Easy oats packing a fibre punch

This easy oats porridge recipe is quick, easy and oh so tasty! Serves 2 Easy Oats Ingredients: One cup gluten free oats Two cups filtered water […]
August 3, 2020

Detoxification is more important than nutrition

I realise this is a bold statement but one that I am going to stand by vehemently 🙂 Here’s why: 1 in 5 adults globally is […]
August 2, 2020

Homemade electrolyte drink

Making your own homemade electrolyte or sports drink is easy peasy. Hydration is key for optimal health, energy, detoxification and sporting performance.  General guideline for daily […]
July 26, 2020

Pumpkin Hummus Recipe

This Pumpkin Hummus Recipe is quick and easy to make and packed with nutrition and it’s vegan! It makes a delicious dip for veggies and croutons. […]
July 20, 2020

Mushroom Bruschetta Recipe

A brilliant source of Vitamin D… the most common vitamin deficiency in the world. Mushrooms contain vitamin D and make for tasty, nutritious snacks. This Mushroom […]
July 19, 2020

Kimchi. A fermented food and probiotic.

🍎  “Health or Disease. Everything happens on the end of your fork” 🍎 We’re living in an anti-bacterial world of chlorinated water, hand sanitisers, anti-bacterial soap, […]
July 16, 2020

What is L-lysine?

L-lysine. A Powerful Anti-Viral. Get dripped with an anti-viral IV vitamin immune boosting drip at the DripBar! At the DripBar, we offer a range of vitamin […]
July 9, 2020

3-Ingredient Chia Pudding

This 3-Ingredient Chia Pudding is made with: Almond milk Chia seeds Honey Fresh fruit It’s a wonderfully healthy snack loaded with protein, fiber and healthy fats […]
June 22, 2020

Golden Milk Recipe

Ingredients for the Golden Paste ½ cup turmeric powder 1 cup filtered water ( plus ½ extra if necessary) 1.5 tsp ground black pepper 5 TBSP […]
June 18, 2020

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

The measures below are for 2-3 servings Ingredients for Chocolate Avocado Mousse 30g of 70-100% pure dark chocolate 3 TBSP raw cacoa powder 3 TBSP coconut […]
June 9, 2020

Broccoli and Walnut Salad

The measures below are for 3-4 servings of this deliciously healthy recipe. Ingredients Head of raw fresh broccoli 2 x medium size apples 100g walnuts 50 […]
May 18, 2020

Roasted cauliflower with gem squash & spinach puree

The measures below are for 2-3 servings of this deliciously healthy recipe. For the Roasted Cauliflower Slice a head of cauliflower vertically Place the cauliflower slices […]
May 14, 2020
butternut and quinoa salad recipe

Butternut and Quinoa Salad

  Butternut and Quinoa Salad Recipe #Recipe1 High fibre high protein salad The measurements provided below are for two salad servings Boil organic quinoa in organic […]
April 20, 2020

the Eight secrets to keeping COVID-19 away

20 April 2020 Day 24 of COVID-19 Lockdown By Chantal Du Chenne, Founder   “8 Secrets to keeping COVID-19 away What you won’t hear from your […]
April 1, 2020


01 April 2020 Day 6: COVID-19 Lockdown By Chantal Du Chenne, the Health Coach and owner operator of the DripBar. Kombucha tea is a fermented tea […]
February 18, 2020

the Dirty Dozen 2020

Every year, the Environmental Working Group releases two lists: 1.) the Dirty Dozen, which is a trademark term, is used to define the list of fruit […]
February 11, 2020

Fulvic Acid & Chelation

the DripBar is a stockist of various health related products including Fulvic Acid. “In the beginning, the earth was blessed with rich, fertile soil and lush […]
February 11, 2020

a ZANY mineral called ZINC

11 February 2020 By Chantal Du Chenne, The Health Coach and owner operator of the DripBar. Zinc, element number 30 on the periodic table, is that […]
February 7, 2020

Vitamin B1 and Auto-Immune Conditions

07 February 2020 By Chantal Du Chenne, The Health Coach and owner operator of the DripBar Cambridge Crossing JHB & Menlyn Park PTA. “Thiamin or Vitamin […]
November 15, 2019

the DripBar Featured in the Sandton and Fourways Chronicle

Meet Health Coach, Chantal Du Chenne, who’s been in the health industry for 25 years and is passionate about all things wellness. Our lifestyle determines our […]
October 21, 2019

Vital Vitamin C

21 October 2019 Author: Chantal Du Chenne, The Health Coach and owner operator of the DripBar. Vitamin C: the body cannot make it so first and […]
September 20, 2019

the Energy Boost Drip

Welcome to the DripBar Blog Chantal Du Chenne, Vietnam 20/09/2019 Get dripped with an Energy Boost Drip at the DripBar! At the DripBar, we offer a […]
September 1, 2019

IV Vitamin Therapy – under review

01 September 2019 Chantal Du Chenne, The Health Coach and owner operator of the DripBar. Written by the Healthline Wellness Team June 28, 2018 “Healthier skin? […]
August 23, 2019
Plant Based burgers

The Rise of Plant Based Burgers

The rise of plant based burgers, by Chantal Du Chenne, Owner/Operator of the DripBar. In 2015, the World Health Organization announced that red and processed meats […]
August 23, 2019

Marvellous Myers Cocktail

22 August 2019 By Chantal Du Chenne, The Health Coach and owner operator of the DripBar. The Marvellous Myers Cocktail At the DripBar, we use Myers […]
August 17, 2019

the A-Z of Vitamin drip therapy

17 August 2019 By Chantal Du Chenne, The Health Coach and owner operator of the DripBar. The A-Z of whats in your Vitamin drip? Ever wondered […]
August 15, 2019

FAQ’s about Vitamin Drip Therapy

15 August 2019 By Chantal Du Chenne, The Health Coach and owner operator of the DripBar. ): What is IV Vitamin Therapy? IV is short for […]
July 24, 2019

Happy Gut. Healthy You

What is gut health and why is it important? A healthy gut is achieved through maintaining or restoring your good/healthy gut bacteria, and healing hyper-permeability of […]
June 24, 2019
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12 Ways to Repair Your Leaky Gut

June 22, 2019
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A Happy Gut on a Whole Food Plant Based Diet (WFPBD)

The core philosophy of the DripBar is Healthy Gut. Happy You. We advocate for attention and priority to Gut Health and a Whole Food Plant Based […]
June 21, 2019

Leaky Gut?

Healthy Gut. Happy You. Chantal Du Chenne (the Health Coach + owner/operator the DripBar) Leaky gut? Leaky Gut is described as a hyper-permeable gut wall, which […]
June 9, 2019

What’s eating You?

Intestinal parasites are more common than you may think. and…We’re ALL at risk for contracting them, even if you live and work in a clean environment […]
May 10, 2019
the dripbar is proudly south african

the DripBar is Proudly South African

UBUNTU – I am because you are. Common humanity and oneness. This is just one reason why the DripBar is proudly South African. The word ‘Ubuntu’ […]
May 6, 2019

Detox for Human Intestinal Parasites

Parasite Cleanse: How To Get Rid Of Unwanted Guests Naturally This article, Parasitic Cleanse: How to get rid of unwanted Guests naturally, is written by David […]
May 3, 2019

Oral vs IV drip supplementation

We’re often asked about the benefits of oral vs IV supplementation, and also if there really is a need for vitamins at all? We discuss these […]
April 18, 2019

Happy Gut. Healthy You. Ancestral Habit # 2

Is the core philosophy of the DripBar. Optimal Gut Health and a healthy Microbiome are central to everything we’re about.                                                         We love the 12 Ancestral habits […]
April 13, 2019

‘I wanna live forever…I wanna learn how to fly…’

This 12 part series is directly from Longevity Hacks by Ben Greenfield. Ben is a prominent expert voice in the triathlon industry and holds a masters […]
April 9, 2019

Destination: the DripBar

Founder of the DripBar, Chantal Du Chenne shares her journey to health and wellness. Other Words for a Journey: Travel, Trip, Trek, Voyage, Jaunt, Peregrinate, Expedition, […]
April 2, 2019

The Act of Meat Eating

TMAO as a predictor of heart disease risk. The act of eating meat can be a predictor of heart disease and other potentially life-threatening illnesses. Research […]
March 29, 2019

Should we be eating meat?

In October 2017, I became a pescetarian – now WTF is that you may rightfully ask? I hear you…Well, according to Google it means I no […]
March 29, 2019

The Safety of Vitamin Drip Therapy and its Relationship to Gut Health

The safety of Vitamin Drip Therapy. by Lucky Phadziri (CA) Concerned about how safe Vitamin Drip Therapy is?Worried about the risks? Here’s giving you peace of […]
March 29, 2019

Gut, Brain and Microbiome

Why is Vitamin Drip Therapy so effective when Gut Health is not optimal? The gut, brain and microbiome are all linked. Micronutrients are the building blocks […]
March 13, 2019

Happy Gut. Healthy You

By Chantal Du Chenne (Health Coach @the & Lucky Phadziri (CA) What is gut health and why is it important? A healthy gut is achieved […]
March 6, 2019

Healthy Gut, Pro-biotics and Vitamin Drip Therapy

Do you have a happy, healthy gut? Intravenous vitamin and mineral drip therapy is an extremely effective way of boosting your body and reducing certain deficiencies […]
March 4, 2019
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Gut health with Dr Zach Bush

Gut health determines how many of the nutrients from the food you eat are actually absorbed. Take a listen to what gut guru, Dr Zach Bush has to say.
February 26, 2019
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The Health Benefits of Vitamin Drip Therapy

Intravenous (IV) Vitamin Drip therapy is an effective way to deliver nutrients & vitamins to the body because this technique works with the circulatory system. Supplements are administered directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the digestive system, making nutrients available for immediate use.