Menopause, Osteoporosis and Body Fat

Menopause, Osteoporosis and Body Fat

Menopause is not something that women look forward to. It is a time full of mood swing, night sweats and hot flashes. Not to mention weight gain and the possibility of osteoporosis! It just seems that there are so many different things that you have to try and prevent from happening. Well, the truth is…

Foods That Prevent Fat Burning

Foods That Prevent Fat Burning

Being overweight is so much more than just a cosmetic concern; it is related to numerous health issues. Certain foods we eat make us pick up this extra weight, but luckily others help us shake it off. Some foods that you should keep an eye on include: Processed Foods – These are often things labelled…

Candida A Result of Poor Nutrition

Candida: A Result of Poor Nutrition

Candida is a type of yeast microorganism that lives in your bowels, and it can be activated due to various causes. When this happens, it causes a Candida overgrowth, and it can cause numerous other health issues. What Triggers a Candida Overgrowth? Sugar – One of the most common causes for an outbreak of Candida…

Eating Right to Prevent Heartburn

Eating Right to Prevent Heartburn

Heartburn occurs when the oesophagus does not close properly, which leads to a back-up of stomach acid when the stomach starts digesting food. Studies have shown that being overweight puts extra pressure on the stomach and oesophagus, which worsens heart burn even further. In order to lose weight and then ensure that you don’t pick…

What are Healthy Carbs?

What are Healthy Carbs?

There are types of carbohydrates, namely simple carbohydrates and complex carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates are those that are quickly converted into energy, but come with the side effect of a blood sugar spike followed by a big blood sugar drop. Complex carbohydrates on the other hand take are turned into energy more slowly, but don’t cause…

Grilled fish with banana, mango and chilli salsa

Grilled fish with banana, mango and chilli salsa

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 x ±150g firm white fish fillets (like hake) 2 medium bananas, finely chopped 1 medium mango, finely chopped 1 long red chilli, seeded, finely chopped (optional) 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh coriander leaves 1 tablespoon lime juice Mixed salad leaves and lime wedges, to serve Method Heat…