Candida and Weight Loss

Candida and Weight Loss

Being overweight and having diabetes make you more susceptible to a candida overgrowth. Candida albicans is yeast-like bacteria that live in your digestive system. Candida thrive on sugar – the more simple carbohydrates in your diet, the more likely it is that you may have a candida overgrowth, which can cause different types of yeast…

Signs of Low Testosterone in Men

8 Signs of Low Testosterone Levels in Men

Testosterone is a male sex hormone and is the hormone that makes males appear male.   The responsibilities of testosterone include producing sperm, growing facial and body hair, building muscle and maintaining a man’s libido. The testes in the scrotum produce testosterone and the brain and the pituitary tumor control the amount produced. Medical conditions,…

gestasional-diabetes

Hoe om Swangerskap Diabetes te Hanteer & Behandel

Swangerskap diabetes word al hoe meer algemeen, en selfs nog meer van ‘n probleem. Swangerskap diabetes, is ‘n vorm van diabetes wat talle swanger vroue beïnvloed. Dit ontwikkel gewoonlik iewers tussen week 24 en week 28 van die swangerskap, wanneer die liggaam nie genoeg insulien produseer om die verhoogde suikervlakke in die liggaam (wat help…

gestasional-diabetes

How to Deal with Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is becoming more common, and even more of a problem. Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that affects pregnant women. It usually develops between week 24 and week 28 of the pregnancy, as the body does not produce enough insulin at this stage to deal with the increased levels of sugar in…

How to lose weight with Fiber-01

How to lose Weight with Fiber

  These days it seems that every second person is trying to lose weight – whether it is 2 kilograms, or 20 kilograms. Yes, there are many things we can blame for being overweight. In today’s fast-paced world we often neglect the negative effects of the things we eat and drink because the convenience factor…

Traditional beef chilli

Traditional beef chilli

Ingredients (4 servings) 800g beef chuck or blade steak, cut into 3cm pieces 1 onion, coarsely chopped 3 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander ½ teaspoon ground chilli ¼ teaspoon ground paprika 4 cups (1L) Beef stock 2 x 400g cans whole tomatoes 400g can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained salt and cracked…

Healthy Soup

Healthy Soup

Ingredients (makes 5½ liters) 1 bunch shallots, thinly sliced 1 bunch celery, leaves included, finely sliced 3 small green capsicum, finely chopped 3 medium tomatoes, finely chopped 4 large carrots, finely chopped 300g green beans, trimmed, chopped 30g packet Vegetable Soup mix 2 cups (500ml) water 3 cups (750ml) Chicken stock 2 x 810g cans…

Pumpkin, spinach and brie frittata

Pumpkin, spinach and brie frittata

Ingredients (4 servings) 800g butternut pumpkin, peeled, seeded, cut into 2cm cubes 2 tablespoons olive oil 12 Eggs ½ cup (125ml) Thickened Cream 120g baby spinach leaves, finely shredded 200g brie, thinly sliced 120g baby rocket leaves Method Preheat oven to 200C. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place pumpkin on the tray and…

Vegetable tagine with crispy chickpeas

Vegetable tagine with crispy chickpeas

Ingredients (8 servings) ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 large red onions, cut into thin wedges 2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1½ teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground turmeric ±1.5kg butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 4cm pieces 1 large (550g) eggplant, cut into 4cm…

What to Expect During Male Menopause

What to Expect During Male Menopause

We all know a lot about female menopause, but what about men and their version of it? Just like women, men also go through some natural hormonal changes as they age. However, in women the drop in estrogen might happen a bit more suddenly than the drop in testosterone for men. This change in hormones…