Lifestyle changes key to weight loss

Many people will try to lose weight before the holiday, but few of will take the right steps to achieve that goal.  Following a few rules can help you change your lifestyle and lose weight. Don’t skip breakfast. Research shows that eating breakfast every day can help you lose weight and keep it off. Keep…

Double Diabetes = Double Trouble!

DOUBLE DIABETES: Double diabetes, also called hybrid diabetes or type-3 diabetes, is a combination of both type-1 and type-2 diabetes and can develop in individuals that initially only had type-1 or type-2. The number of people with double diabetes worldwide is rising and can be hard to diagnose and treat since symptoms of both type-1 and…

Roasted balsamic peppers

Ingredients 8 mini bell peppers, halved, seeded 1 large zucchini (baby marrow), cut into thick rounds 1 small eggplant, cut into 3cm pieces 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 8 sprigs fresh thyme 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1½ tablespoons balsamic vinegar 250g cherry tomatoes, halved 1/3 cup green olives Method Preheat oven to 200C/180C…

Mushroom, herb & Feta omelette

Ingredients (serves 2) 40g butter 200g button mushrooms, sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind 4 eggs 50g Feta cheese, crumbled Method Melt 20g butter in a 19cm (base) non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add mushrooms. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes…

Causes of Poor Blood Circulation

Poor circulation can result from a number of conditions, from neurological difficulties to obesity. Blocked arteries and pinched nerves may also cause poor circulation problems. Symptoms of poor circulation typically start as tingling or numbness in the extremities, like the feet and hands. Cramping and changes in the color and temperature of the skin also…

Manna Shake for Healthy Weight Loss

A guaranteed way to lose weight is to burn more calories than you consume. Replacing your regular breakfast with a protein shake may help you do that, leading to gradual weight loss. However, it’s important to make sure that any protein shake you use as a meal replacement still provides the nutrients you need and…

Night Sweats in Post-menopause

The four stages of menopause culminate in a phase referred to as post-menopause. A woman is considered postmenopausal for the rest of her life, meaning she has completed the menopause transition. Even if you are postmenopausal, your hormones may not have completely balanced out yet. You may still experience some menopausal symptoms like night sweats,…

Roasted spiced cauliflower

Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes 2 garlic cloves, crushed Pinch ground turmeric 500g packet frozen cauliflower florets Fresh coriander leaves and lemon wedges, to serve Method Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Combine oil, cumin, coriander, chilli flakes, garlic and turmeric…

Ratatouille with peppered steak

  Ingredients (serves 4) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 red onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, crushed ¼ teaspoon dried chilli flakes 1 large red bell pepper (capsicum), cut into 2cm pieces 1 large eggplant, cut into 2cm pieces 2 medium baby marrow (zucchini), cut into 2cm pieces 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 400g can finely chopped…