Exercise helps to Detoxify

The body is engineered to heal itself to get rid of toxins and to keep the body running as efficiently as possible. With exercise you clean all of your internal organs at the same time. Exercise accelerates the detoxification process. As you exercise, the blood circulates throughout the body, bringing nutrients to all the organs…

Cajun-spiced fish with fresh corn salad

Colorful corn salad is a delicious side dish for any meal but goes exceptionally well with Cajun-style fish. Ingredients (serves 4) 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning 4 (175g each) boneless white fish fillets (we used hake fillets) Olive oil cooking spray Fresh corn salad 2 corn cobs, kernels removed 250g green beans, trimmed 1 small red…

Causes of Poor Blood Circulation

Inactivity and Sedentary lifestyle Inactivity and sedentary lifestyle are perhaps the most important causes of poor circulation. Exercise, activity, and movement are the most potent ways to not only increase blood flow but also improve venous and lymphatic circulation. The venous and lymphatic systems do not have a pump (heart) to drive circulation. They require…

Red Lentil Soup

Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped ¾ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon red pepper 1 medium tomato, chopped 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 teaspoon dried mint, plus additional for serving 1 cup red lentils ¼ cup coarse bulgur wheat (or barley) 4 cups vegetable stock Butter, for…

Beef chilli hot pot

Ingredients (serves 4) 2 tablespoons olive oil 600g diced beef 1 brown onion, finely chopped 35g packet chilli seasoning 410g can chopped tomatoes 420g can red kidney beans, drained, rinsed Method Heat 1½ tablespoons oil in a large saucepan over high heat. Cook beef, in batches, for 2 to 3 minutes or until browned. Transfer…

White bean & vegetable soup

Ingredients (serves 4) 2 tsp olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 carrots, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 2 zucchinis(baby marrow), chopped 1½ cups vegetable stock 1½ cups water 2 cans butter beans 2 tbs chopped fresh parsley Salt and pepper, to serve Method Heat 2 tsp olive oil in a saucepan over a…

Diabetes: Walking and your feet… the benefits

Walking is one of the most effective forms of exercise. Many benefits can be derived from it. It aids in managing cholesterol and blood sugar levels, and of course keeping your weight under control. A balanced practical diet along with walking is the ideal solution to losing and keeping off weight. It improves your fitness…

Poor Circulation can harm the Entire Body

At the outset, we need to remember that poor circulation is an outcome of certain lifestyle choices which we make which are detrimental to our health. Coupled with these are factors like imbalanced diet and lack of physical exercise. All these factors lead to fatty deposits on the inside of the arterial walls, which when…

Why I Struggle to Lose Weight

Insulin can be described as the fat storing hormone, as well as the hormone which can prevent you from burning fat. Why am I Overweight and Struggling to Burn Fat? You have to understand how Insulin works, before you will be able to understand weight gain and the reason why you can’t burn fat. Our…