Broccoli frittata

Broccoli frittata

Equipment 20cm (base measurement) oven proof frying pan Ingredients ±300g sweet potato, peeled, cut into 2cm cubes ±300g broccoli, florets removed and halved lengthways, stem cut into 1cm pieces Olive oil spray 8 Eggs, lightly beaten 2 garlic cloves, crushed 60g roasted red capsicum strips ¼ cup (60ml) milk 1/3 cup (40g) parmesan, grated Salt…

Carbohydrates and Cholesterol

Carbohydrates and Cholesterol

It has been long believed that cholesterol is caused by fat, and not by carbs. However, recent research seems to prove otherwise. Carbohydrates seem to follow a certain sequence of steps which cause higher levels of cholesterol: Step 1: Carbohydrates can increase triglycerides which cause very low-density lipoprotein particles (VLDL) to be produced in the…

Menopausal Belly Fat Explained

Menopausal Belly Fat Explained

It has been known for quite a while that during menopause, weight gain seems to shift away from the thighs and hips, and start collecting around the waist. Recent studies have found out why exactly this happens: Due to the decrease of estrogen in the body, certain proteins are affected so that they store more…