Chicken and Zucchini Stew

This recipe is one of those classic meals perfect for a quiet family dinner. Ingredients 500g Tomatoes, whole, peeled, canned 1 cup chicken broth (chicken stock) 1 cup chopped green bell pepper , coarsely chopped 2 medium garlic cloves , minced 2 medium zucchini , coarsely chopped (or 6 marrow squash, sliced) 1 pinch black…

Shake the Fat Off

With so Many Shakes on the Market, what does the Ideal Shake look like? Do Shakes really Work? Shakes do work, if you take a well balanced formula. A balanced shake must compare to an average meal, consisting of at least 15% protein, enough fiber, minerals, vitamins and nutrients to supply your body with the…

How Blood Sugar Levels Affect Weight Loss

When we eat, our body converts digestible carbohydrates into blood sugar (glucose), our main source of energy. Our blood sugar level can affect how hungry and how energetic we feel, both important factors when we are watching how we eat and exercise. It also determines whether we burn fat or store it. Our pancreas creates…

Stop Sabotaging Your Weight

Portion Control for successful Weight Loss and Diabetes Control    Overeating will increase your blood sugars and weight. This is not good for weight loss or diabetes. But portion control isn’t easy. Cutting back your portions affects you physically and emotionally. Our lifestyles revolve around the food we eat – like going out for dinner with…