What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

What is Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes strikes people of all ages, and early symptoms are subtle. In fact, about one out of three people with type 2 diabetes don’t know they have it. This chronic condition restricts the body’s ability to use the carbohydrates in food for energy. The result is elevated blood sugar. Over…

The 6 Top Fat-Burning Foods

Boost your metabolism Certain foods have a very high thermogenic effect, so you literally scorch calories as you chew. Other food contains nutrients and compounds that stoke your metabolic fire. Feed your metabolism with the following food. Whole grains Your body burns twice as many calories breaking down whole foods (especially those rich in fiber…

Tropical slaw

Ingredients (serves 10) 80ml (1/3 cup) lime juice 80ml (1/3 cup) extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp caster sugar 3 cups finely shredded red cabbage 3 cups finely shredded green cabbage 110g pkt macadamia halves, toasted, coarsely chopped 1 cup fresh coriander leaves 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves 4 shallots, trimmed, thinly sliced diagonally 2…

Blood Circulation and Nerve Damage

Small fiber neuropathy is the condition where nerves responsible for autonomous actions in the body are damaged. It can often be a result of poor blood circulation due to diabetes. Small fiber neuropathy forms part of a larger condition known as peripheral neuropathy. It is most visible in diabetic neuropathy, where poor blood circulation can…

Roasted lemon and thyme chicken

Ingredients (serves 4) 4 large chicken thigh fillets, trimmed 6 fresh thyme sprigs 2 teaspoons lemon rind, finely grated ¼ cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 carrots, sliced 200g brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 400g cauliflower, cut into florets Method Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Place chicken thigh fillets in a roasting pan.…

Body PH & Yeast Issues (such as Candida)

The pH of a liquid determines its acidity. By measuring how many protons, or hydrogen atoms, a chemical releases into a solution, you can determine how acidic the solution is. Acidity is measured on a pH scale, ranging from 0-highly acidic-to 14-highly alkaline or basic. Pure water is neutral, with a pH of 7. Organisms…

Herb-Parmesan Roasted Tomatoes

Ingredients (serves 4) ¼ cup grated Parmesan ½ teaspoon dried oregano 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 12 X ±12mm-thick tomato slices, from 6 medium tomatoes Method 1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment. In a small…

Tropical Fruit Salad

Ingredients (serves 4) ¼ cup flaked sweetened coconut 2 cups cubed peeled ripe mango or papaya 1 cup cubed fresh pineapple 1 cup thinly sliced banana 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice Method 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. 2. Arrange coconut in single layer on baking sheet; bake at 180°C for 6 minutes or until golden.…