Diabetes & High blood Pressure

Diabetes & High blood Pressure

People with diabetes are much more likely to also have high blood pressure or hypertension. High blood pressure can increase the risk of diabetes complications such as diabetic eye- and kidney problems. Managing blood pressure should be a part of a person’s overall diabetes care plan.   Diabetic high blood pressure complications Diabetes affects the…

Itch

Treat Itching Caused by Menopausal

Itchy skin during menopause can cause a lot of discomfort.  It can also lead to other symptoms like irritability and low self-esteem.   Of all the menopause symptoms, itchy skin is often one of the most annoying as it can linger for the entire day if it is not taken care of properly.   What causes…

Cool Down Hot Flashes This Summer

It is summer time in sunny South Africa! But the warm weather is not great news for the ladies going through menopause. As we all know, one of the main symptoms and effects of menopause is something called “hot flashes”. These tend to get much worse during the warm summer months. And they are the…

Summer-in-winter chicken

Summer-in-winter chicken

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tbsp olive oil 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 200g pack cherry tomatoes 3 tbsp pesto 3 tbsp crème fraîche (half fat is fine) fresh basil, if you have it Method Heat the oil in a frying pan, preferably non-stick. Add the chicken and fry without moving it until it takes on…