Spezzatino di manzo (Italian beef stew)

This hearty Italian beef stew dish is enriched with the flavors of rosemary, sage and savory pancetta. Ingredients (serves 6) 75g (½ cup) plain flour 1.5kg beef chuck steak, cut into 5cm pieces 60ml (¼ cup) olive oil 100g fat free bacon, coarsely chopped (optional) 2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, finely chopped…

Menopausal women do not absorb enough vitamin D

A number of tests carried out by researchers at the Carlos III Institute of Health in Spain has revealed that post-menopausal women may not get enough vitamin D in their diets, which can contribute to a range of dangerous health problems, including abdominal obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease, as well as a number of…

Hoe om Tipe 2 Diabetes om te keer!

Tipe twee diabetes kan nie genees word nie, maar dit kan omgekeer, in trurat gesit word deur om reg te eet en gereeld te oefen.  Karen Parrish, 53 het besluit om beheer te neem oor haar Diabetes twee, sy het besluit dat SY dit gaan beheer, nie die siekte vir haar nie. Sy het haar…

Magic bean stew

Get your veg-fix with this hearty stew packed with the best of the season’s vegetables.  Ingredients (serves 6) 2 tbs olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, sliced 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 bacon rashers, cut into thin matchsticks (optional) 2 tbs tomato paste 2 large potatoes, peeled, chopped 400g can chopped tomatoes…

Menopause? Daar IS NATUURLIKE VERLIGTING!

Klein veranderinge in jou lewenstyl? Die begin van ‘n nuwe dieet wat natuurlike kruie insluit? Hier is hulp om jou lewenstyl te verbeter en die verbetering te handhaaf! Wat eet jy? Dit is bewys dat die inname van produkte wat kaffeïen bevat die hoeveelheid en intensiteit van warm gloed kan aanhelp. Koffie sal ‘n negatiewe…

Lae energievlakke? Top 10 MAKLIKE Energievlak Opkikkers

1. Gebruik meer Magnesium  ‘n Gebalanseerde dieët kan help om te verseker dat jy genoeg vitamiene en minerale inneem, maar as jy nog steeds energie nodig het kan jy dalk ‘n magnesium tekort hê.  Magnesium is nodig vir meer as 300 biochemiese reaksies in die liggaam, insluitend die afbreek van glukose na energie. Wanneer jou…

Wat is Insulien weerstandigheid?

Metaboliese sindroom was eers bekend as sindroom X en later as Insulien Weerstand-sindroom. Dit word veroorsaak deur ‘n wanbalans of versteuring van die metabolisme.  Metabolisme is die chemiese proses wat plaasvind in ‘n lewende organisme en nodig is vir die instandhouding van  lewe. Pre-Diabetes en Metaboliese sindroom is nou verwant, maar laasgenoemde kan ly tot…

Slow-cooked lamb and chunky vegetable stew

Using forequarter chops makes this slow-cooked lamb and vegetable stew budget-friendly!  Ingredients (serves 8) 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 (200g each) lamb forequarter chops, trimmed 2 large brown onions, halved, cut into thin wedges 2 large carrots, peeled, halved lengthways, sliced 2 (720g) sweet potato, peeled, chopped 850g butternut pumpkin, peeled, chopped 1/3 cup cornflour…

How can I ease my menopause symptoms naturally?

Whether it’s small changes in your lifestyle or beginning a new regimen of natural herbs, we’ve got explanations for all the ways you can live a happier life during menopause. Dieting It has been scientifically proven that the consumption of caffeine will increase the frequency and severity of hot flashes. Coffee will also have a…