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August 7, 2018

CAN YOU EAT YOUR WAY TO BETTER ASTHMA CONTROL?

Need another reason to eat healthily? New evidence bolsters the notion that nutritionally rich foods might help prevent or minimise asthma.

While the study couldn’t prove cause and effect, one asthma specialist said there’s certainly no downside to eating better.

According to a recent report by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA), South Africa has the world’s fourth highest asthma death rate among five to 35 year olds.

 

Additional motivation

“The health benefits of a diet rich in plant foods and unprocessed foods are already well-known,” said Dr Ann Tilley, a pulmonologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York [...]

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March 15, 2018

The coconut oil debate

Coconut oil will have their detractors and supporters. Whichever study one chooses to believe in, the key is to consume it in moderation.

WE have heard countless times that broccoli, blueberries, kale and salmon are superfoods.

This is because they contain high levels of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants as well as fibre.

Many believe that these nutrients can prevent cancer, stroke, heart attack and Alzheimer’s disease. They are also believed to have anti-ageing properties.

In recent years, coconut oil has been added to this list. A quick Google search will reveal thousands of links on its health benefits.

Coconut oil is said to be able to reduce [...]

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June 22, 2017

Prepare & Enjoy Low Carb Microwave Mocha Puddings in 10 Seconds

Are you in the pursuit for a quick cooking fix? You’re on the right page! You might be someone who turns their nose up at cooking in a microwave but we’re here to tell you that it actually yields some pretty tasty outcomes. Here are a few tips for microwave cooking before you get started:

Know your microwave Always use microwave-safe dishes Keep an eye on the microwave

Ingredients

220 g Mascarpone cheese (and extra to serve) 1/2 cup strong coffee 1/3 cup tahini 1/4 cup cream 7 tablespoons of xylitol 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/4 cup almond flour 2 teaspoons of vanilla essence 2 large eggs 1/3 cup toasted walnuts – chopped edible flowers to garnish [...]
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