Chicken and corn frittata

Chicken and corn frittata

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups shredded cooked chicken 3 green onions, finely chopped 2 medium zucchini (baby marrow), grated 2 x 125g cans corn kernels, drained 6 eggs ½ cup pure cream 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 garlic cloves, crushed Method Heat oil in a 26cm (top) frying pan over…

Soy Supplements for Hot Flashes

Soy Supplements for Hot Flashes

Recent studies in the field of menopause and menopausal symptoms have concluded that soy products contain isoflavones called genistein, which are very effective at controlling and lessening the effects of hot flashes in menopausal women. Replacing traditional food with things like soy milk or Edamame (Soy beans) can help decrease the occurrence and intensity of…

How Fat Burners Help in Weight Loss

How Fat Burners Help in Weight Loss

When you think about losing weight, you immediately think that you will have to eat nothing but lettuce and celery and spend 3 hours in the gym every day. Then you start looking at ways in which you can lose weight faster and end up thinking “what a bunch of nonsense!” The market is flooded…

Blood Sugar Levels and Stress

Blood Sugar Levels and Stress

Stress causes the body to go back to primal survival instincts by activating the “fight or flight” mode. What then happens is the body makes sure that it has loads of sugar ready to be used as energy, and insulin levels decrease so that the body can make complete use of this sugar. This isn’t…

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

Many people suffering from type 2 diabetes think that they are stuck with it for life. However, by adapting your lifestyle you are able to reverse it! But this doesn’t mean you should wait until you are diagnosed with it, because as always – prevention is better than cure! Firstly we should look at what…

Shake the Fat Off

Shake the Fat Off

There are so many different health and diet shakes on the market, but do they really work? The answer is yes, but only if you are using a good quality one with proven results. A good shake needs to be balanced, ensuring you get all the nutrients you need. This means it should consist of…

Avocado, lime and coriander salsa

Avocado, lime and coriander salsa

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 avocados, chopped 1 lime, juiced 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ small red onion, finely diced 1/3 cup coriander leaves, roughly chopped 3 to 4 drops Tabasco sauce Method Place avocado in a bowl. Spoon over 2 tablespoons lime juice. Toss gently to coat. Add oil, onion and coriander to avocado. Add…