Warm chicken salad

Warm and hearty, this chicken salad is perfect for when the weather starts to get cooler. Ingredients (serves 4) 1 x Basic roast chicken ingredients 800g butternut pumpkin, deseeded, cut into 8cm x 2cm-thick triangles Olive oil cooking spray 175g baby beans, topped 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 tablespoon red wine vinegar 125g semi-dried tomatoes,…

Tabouli

Let your belly dance to the fresh flavors of the Middle East for an easy and nutritious dinner party at home. Ingredients (serves 8) 1/3 cup (cracked wheat) 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped 1/4 cup lemon juice 4 cups chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves (see note) 1 cup chopped fresh mint leaves (see note) 4…

Foods & Drinks that will give you Natural Energy

What you eat, or don’t eat, can significantly influence your energy level. Consuming too few calories, skipping meals and overeating can cause lethargy, physical weakness and depressed moods. A diet based on healthy foods, consumed at regular intervals, helps you reach and maintain positive energy levels. Other important factors include sufficient sleep, regular exercise, managing…

Why does Exercise Lower Blood Sugar Levels?

Blood glucose, or sugar, control is an essential measure of your health. Hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar, occurs when the body does not have enough insulin or does not properly use the insulin it has. Untreated, hyperglycemia can lead to a life-threatening condition called ketoacidosis. We recommend diet modification and supplementation to keep your blood…

Foods to help fight Belly Fat

The battle of the waistline bulge is a worthwhile fight, because a slimmer middle is only one benefit of decreased stomach fat. Excess fat around your middle may mean more than wearing a larger pants size. It may serve as a warning that you’re at an increased risk of chronic disease, including high blood pressure,…