Tomato & coriander salsa

Tomato & coriander salsa

Ingredients 1 x ±200g punnet grape tomatoes, quartered ½ red onion, finely chopped 1/3 cup chopped fresh coriander 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh red chilli (optional) Method Combine the tomato, onion, coriander, lime juice and chilli, if desired, in a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside for 1…

Does Sugar Cause High Cholesterol?

Does Sugar Cause High Cholesterol?

There are two basic types of cholesterol namely good cholesterol (HDL) and bad cholesterol (LDL). But there is another form of fat known as “triglycerides”, which acts much in the same way as LDL cholesterol. Sugars may indeed cause these triglyceride levels to increase, leading to higher levels of cholesterol. The main culprit is refined…

Fruits to Fight Fat Storage

Fruits to Fight Fat Storage

The best way to lose weight and make sure it stays off is by having healthy, sustainable eating habits. This is done my following a balanced nutritional meal plan. However, there are a few tricks that can help lose weight a bit faster, one of which is by eating fruits that help prevent fat storage.…

Which Foods Cause Fat Storage?

Which Foods Cause Fat Storage?

Fat storage is caused by foods that trigger insulin to be released in high amounts. These are usually foods that are high in simple sugars and carbohydrates. When the energy supplied by these foods to the body is not used, the insulin stores the energy as fat in the body’s cells. A good indicator of…