Mushroom, Tomato & Basil Frittata

Frittatas such as this one are a great addition to your Healthiest Way of Eating any time of day. They not only provide great flavor, but one serving contains only 144 calories. Enjoy! Ingredients: (serves 2) ½ medium onion, minced 3 medium cloves garlic, pressed 1 TBS +1 TBS chicken broth 1 cup thinly sliced…

Are food allergies causing you to gain weight

How Food Allergies causes Weight Gain and how to stop it! When dieting and regular exercise won’t help you lose weight, it might be a food allergen that’s to blame. Although some allergies are fast-acting and found early because of symptoms like hives, others often remain unknown because they mimic everyday ailments. These types of…

Fatigue – One of the symptoms of menopause

One of the symptoms of menopause that affect the majority of menopausal women is fatigue. Menopause fatigue is a catch 22 situation, because the lack of estrogen or progesterone leads to other menopausal symptoms, like night sweats and insomnia, which take a toll on your body and result in a sometimes chronic lack of sleep. This then translates itself…

Foot care tips for diabetics

Diabetes is the highest cause of amputations in the Western world, which is why it is important to check your feet daily and notify your health team of any signs of damage. Foot care tips for diabetics There are a number of healthcare tips that should be adhered to in order to make sure your…

One-pan summer eggs

Ingredients (serves 2) 1 tbsp olive oil 400g Baby marrows (about 2 large ones), chopped into small chunks 200g pack cherry tomatoes, halved 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 eggs few basil leaves, to serve Method Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan, then add the baby marrows. Fry for 5 mins, stirring every so…

Sleep difficulties during menopause

You may toss and turn restlessly as you try to sleep or wake up regularly in the middle of the night. Insomnia (sleep disorder), is a symptom of perimenopause and menopause and it is caused by a decline in estrogen and progesterone levels.  How a decline in estrogen affects sleep Slows down the intake and…

Eye Complications and Diabetes

If you have diabetes, regular visits to your eye doctor for regular exams are important to avoid eye problems. High blood sugar (glucose) increases the risk of eye problems from diabetes. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults age 20 to 74. If you have eye problems and diabetes, don’t buy…

My feet and toes are like ice blocks

The most obvious cause of cold feet is the surrounding environment. When the temperature gets colder, people routinely experience problems with cold extremities. However, there are several different medical problems that can cause cold feet as well. Reynaud’s Phenomenon Reynaud’s phenomenon is more common in women and is a circulation disorder that causes the blood…