Andropause (Male Menopause)

You’re experiencing low sex drive, you’re energy level isn’t up to par and your strength isn’t what it was. They’re conditions that occur in any aging male, but they’re also related to a drop in hormone production. And that’s what andropause is, an emotional and physical change that many men go through. It’s been known…

Chicken and sweet corn soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 litre chicken stock 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon finely grated ginger 310g can corn kernels 310g can creamed corn 3 small chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced (pre-cooked) 3 green onions, chopped Method Place the chicken stock in a large saucepan with the soy sauce, ginger, corn kernels and creamed corn.…

Effective Help for Sinus Pain and Pressure

Treating Nasal Congestion and Sinus Pressure Nasal congestion and sinus pressure have many causes: colds, flu, allergies, to name a few. Whatever’s triggering them, the symptoms can be a pain – literally. These tips may help make congestion and sinus pressure a bit more bearable – and help you breathe a little easier. Nasal Congestion…

Menopause and Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance is a condition in which the insulin produced by the pancreas becomes less effective at lowering blood sugar levels. It is a defining feature of metabolic syndrome, along with obesity, hypertension and high cholesterol. Insulin resistance is also a key factor in the development of type 2 diabetes and a risk factor for…

Indian spiced red lentil soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped ¼ cup curry paste of choice 1 litre vegetable stock 400g can diced tomatoes 2/3 cup red lentils, rinsed ¼ cup pearl barley, washed ½ cup chopped fresh coriander leaves Method Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook,…

Beef goulash with sweet potato mash

Ingredients (6 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 175g bacon, chopped (optional) 2 leeks, washed, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed ±1.8kg chuck steak, cubed 1 red capsicum, chopped 2 tablespoons paprika 2 beef stock cubes 400g can chopped tomatoes 4 sprigs thyme 500g sweet potato, chopped 10g butter 2 tablespoon parsley, chopped Method Heat 1 tablespoon…

Cold Feet Symptoms

There are a number of reasons why someone would have cold feet, and in some cases, it can be a sign of a serious problem. Here you will find information about cold feet symptoms to help you determine whether you need to seek medical attention, or wear thicker socks. Cold feet can be pretty straightforward.…

Diabetes and Carbs

The type of carbohydrates suitable for Diabetics remains an interesting discussion point. See this picture for a very good summary of how simple it is to make the right food choices. Note: We recommend that you cut the Potatoes as well. The Manna Diet in the free e-book consists of these foods and very nice…