How to Treat Diabetic Kidney Disease

How to Treat Diabetic Kidney Disease

People who suffer from diabetes are at high risk of kidney disease. Diabetic kidney disease, or diabetic nephropathy, is kidney disease which results from diabetes in about 1/3 people who suffer from diabetes. It is also the leading cause for kidney failure. One of the main reasons why diabetic kidney disease is so dangerous is [Continue Reading]

Diabetes: 7 Myths and Their Truths

Diabetes: 7 Myths and Their Truths

Not all things said about Diabetes is true. Here are some diabetes myths and the truths behind them. 1. Myth: Once you are diagnosed with diabetes, you have to go on insulin shots. Truth: If caught early enough, Type 2 diabetes can be managed with healthy lifestyle choices like diet and exercise. If more advanced, multiple oral [Continue Reading]

Moroccan chickpea soup

Moroccan chickpea soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 2 tsp ground cumin 600ml hot vegetable stock 400g can chopped plum tomatoes with garlic 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 100g frozen broad beans zest and juice ½ lemon large handful coriander or parsley, to serve Method Heat the [Continue Reading]

Beef & veg casserole

Beef & vegetable casserole

Ingredients (5 servings) 2 celery sticks, thickly sliced 1 onion, chopped 2 really big carrots, halved lengthways then very chunkily sliced 5 bay leaves 3 sprigs thyme 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp butter 2 tbsp plain flour 2 tbsp tomato purée 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 2 beef stock cubes, crumbled 850g stewing beef (brisket [Continue Reading]

Paprika chicken

Paprika chicken

Ingredients (8 servings) 40g (1/4 cup) plain flour 1 tablespoon ground paprika Salt & freshly ground black pepper 8 large (about 125g each) chicken drumsticks, skin removed 25g butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 brown onions, halved, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 x 400g cans diced Italian tomatoes 250ml (1 cup) water 1 [Continue Reading]

Cheesy Autumn Mushrooms

Cheesy autumn mushrooms

A low-carb treat, ready in 5 mins Ingredients (4 servings) 4 large field mushrooms 100g gorgonzola or other blue cheese, crumbled 25g walnuts, toasted and roughly chopped 4 thyme sprigs knob butter, cut into small pieces rocket leaves, to serve Method Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Arrange the mushrooms on a baking tray. Scatter [Continue Reading]

4 Body Changes During Andropause

4 Big Body Changes in Men with Andropause

Everybody thinks menopause is just for woman. Well – think again! Andropause or, “male menopause” as it is sometimes called is what happens when a man’s male hormone levels start to decrease. This happens steadily over several years. It begins at about the age of 30. This can be a challenging time in any man’s [Continue Reading]