Avocado dip

Ingredients (makes 2 cups) 3 medium avocados, chopped ½ small red onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ teaspoon Tabasco sauce Chopped fresh coriander leaves, to serve Method Place avocado in a bowl. Mash with a fork until almost smooth. Add onion, lemon juice and tabasco. Season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine.…

Balsamic steak with tomato, basil and fetta

Ingredients (4 servings) 4 sirloin steaks, trimmed 6 tomatoes, halved 2 teaspoons baby capers ¼ cup basil leaves 175g Greek fetta, crumbled 4 whole garlic cloves, skin on 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and cracked black pepper olive oil spray Method Preheat oven to 200°C. Place the tomatoes on a baking…

What is known about Andropause?

Research seems to indicate that there are actually two forms of andropause: Acute and gradual. Acute andropause is the type that most closely follows the patterns associated with menopause in women. The relationship between a woman’s ovaries, estrogen, the pituitary, and the brain are almost identical between a man’s testes, testosterone, pituitary, and brain. However,…

Our Weight Reflects Our Lifestyle Choices

By just eating fewer calories and exercising more usually does not work very well when trying to lose weight because not all calories are alike. By now we should all know that processed fructose in particular causes leptin resistance far more effectively than other sugars, with refined sugar coming in close second. Glucose is not…

What can Diabetics Eat to get more Energy?

Diabetics get their energy, or calories, from carbohydrate-rich foods with a low to moderate glycemic index. The glycemic index is a measure of how rapidly a food raises your blood sugar or glucose. Energy-rich foods for diabetics also have a significant amount of fiber, fat or protein which slows the digestion and absorption of the…