Drink water! Verloor gewig!

Wetenskaplikes bewys dat mense wat twee koppies water voor etes drink meer gewig verloor! Dit is nie meer ‘n geheim nie; drink meer water en jy SAL kilogramme afskud. Uiteindelik het die wetenskap die gebruik bevestig! Oor ‘n tydperk van drie maande het ooreters wat gewig wil verloor twee koppies water voor elke ete gedrink,…

Mexican seafood soup

For a midweek meal with wow-factor, look no further than our spicy Mexican seafood soup.  Ingredients (serves 4) 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil 500g good-quality seafood mix 1 tsp paprika 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, sliced 1 red capsicum, thinly sliced 2 jalapeno or long green chillies, seeds removed, finely chopped 1/2 tsp…

Easy Chicken and Balsamic Peppers

Easy Chicken and Balsamic Peppers This a great make-ahead dish. Assemble it, cover with foil, and chill until you are ready to bake it (and add extra time to the baking- 10 to 15 minutes). Ingredients (serves 4) 4 large ripe bell peppers: red, green, orange, yellow; cored and sliced thin 1 large sweet onion,…

5 Foods to control cravings – and lose weight

Apple: An apple a day not only keeps you healthy but also controls your hunger. Apples are rich in fiber which fills the stomach and controls the food craving for a long time. It takes more time and energy to chew apples thus making you feel that you have over-eaten. Apples are anti-inflammatory which helps lose…

Drinking water proven to help weight loss

Scientists find that dieters who drink two cups of water before meals lose more weight. It’s a popular dieting secret: Drink more water, and you’ll shed more kilograms. Finally, science is adding weight to the practice. After about three months, a new study found, obese dieters who drank two cups of water before each meal…

Effect of High Acid Level in the Body

Effects of High Uric Acid Effects of high uric acid can be very damaging to your body. The most common causes of these would be gout and kidney stones. Even though a gout attack will go away and kidney stones can be removed there are more serious effects of high uric acid. For example: kidney…

Bloedsirkulasie? Hoekom sukkel jy?

‘n Onaktiewe en sittende leefstyl – direkte vertaling van inactivity en sedentary, maar ek glo baie treffend! Jy beweeg nie en jy sit heeldag op jou’se agterwêreld?  Hierdie leefstyle is die mees belangrikste redes vir slegte bloedsirkulasie. Oefening, om aktief te wees, om te beweeg is  die beste manier om die bloed gesond deur jou…

Bean and roast vegetable salad

Wait no more! It’s time to stalk beans! Ingredients (serves 6) 1 medium red bell pepper (capsicum), thickly sliced 1 medium yellow bell pepper (capsicum), thickly sliced 2 medium baby marrow (zucchini), cut diagonally into 1cm-thick slices 100g button mushrooms, halved 1 medium red onion, cut into wedges 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic…