Do you have Burning Feet?

A burning sensation in your feet may be caused by nerve damage in the legs, also called neuropathy. Although many medical conditions can cause burning feet, diabetes is the most common. Most burning feet treatments focus on preventing further nerve damage and reducing pain. Causes of Burning Feet Most often, neuropathy is the cause of…

Traditional beef chilli

Ingredients (4 servings) 800g beef chuck or blade steak, cut into 3cm pieces 1 onion, coarsely chopped 3 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander ½ teaspoon ground chilli ¼ teaspoon ground paprika 4 cups (1L) Beef stock 2 x 400g cans whole tomatoes 400g can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained salt and cracked…

Diets that harm your Blood Circulation

Your blood circulation can get bogged down if you are overweight and have low blood count, high blood pressure and narrowed arteries, among other risk factors. All of these health problems can stem from dietary causes, many of which are common faults in the average western diet. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that most…

Capsicum, kale and feta frittata

Ingredients (1 serving)  – (double recipe for 2 servings) 1 tbs olive oil ½ small red capsicum (bell pepper), thinly sliced 1 small tomato, chopped 50g baby purple kale leaves (see note) or English spinach 2 eggs, plus 1 egg white, lightly beaten 25g feta, crumbled Chopped flat-leaf parsley leaves, to serve Method Preheat the…

Vegetable savoury mince

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large zucchini (baby marrow), quartered lengthways 2 corn cobs, trimmed or (1 cup of frozen corn kernels) 1 large brown onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g lean beef mince 4 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 cup beef liquid stock 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce…

Menstrual Pain?

Menstruation is a monthly occurrence for women in which the body sheds the lining of the uterus (womb), which is then passed through a small opening in the cervix and out through the vaginal canal. Some pain, cramping, and discomfort during menstrual periods is normal. However, excessive pain that causes you to regularly miss work…

How to improve Digestion to Lose Weight

Digestion is an important part of weight loss. If your body’s digestion is sluggish, it won’t be able to optimally process, utilize and dispose of food you feed it. The result can be less-efficient metabolism, stored calories and, ultimately, weight gain. Poor digestion can also result in fatigue, headaches, depression and lack of energy, which…

Gout

Gout is characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, redness and tenderness in joints, often the joint at the base of the big toe. Gout — a complex form of arthritis — can affect anyone. Men are more likely to get gout, but women become increasingly susceptible to gout after menopause. An acute attack of…