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Take the benefits of apples to heart

Posted on Dec 18, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Maybe it’s due to their ubiquitous nature, but apples don’t get enough credit. Even though it doesn’t get ...

Power of chickpeas!

Posted on Dec 18, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

In his book The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, Jonny Bowden cites a study of 10 000 men ...

5 Simple ways to lose weight

Posted on Dec 13, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

1. Serve food onto individual plates, and leave the extras back at the stove. Bowls of food on ...

Figs and fibre

Posted on Dec 13, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Figs deliver a high dose of fibre and potassium, which is necessary for any healthy diet plan. Time ...

Goodness of grapes

Posted on Dec 11, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Grapes are high in various heart-protective nutrients, including vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium, and flavanoids.  Grapes support cardiovascular ...

How to cut the risk of bladder-cancer

Posted on Dec 11, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Men who drink plenty of water and low- instead of high-sugar fluids may reduce their risk for cancer ...

How to spot a fad diet

Posted on Dec 1, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

The Atkins Diet, the Zone Diet, the Cookie Diet – fad diets come and go as quickly as ...

5 ways to get veggie haters to eat their veggie’s!

Posted on Nov 29, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

If you hate to eat your veggieâ??s the following  tips may help you to increase your intake: Add ...

5 tips for veggie haters

Posted on Nov 29, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

If you hate to eat your veggies the following  tips may help you to increase your intake: Add ...

How does caffeine affect blood pressure?

Posted on Nov 29, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

According to Sheldon G. Sheps, M.D.: Caffeine can cause a short, but dramatic increase in your blood pressure, ...

Butter, margarine and your heart…

Posted on Nov 29, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

According to Martha Grogan, M.D. Margarine is made from vegetable oils, so it contains no cholesterol. Margarine is ...

Slice calories with salad

Posted on Nov 27, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Do you tend to stuff yourself at meals? Control that calorie intake by starting with a large salad ...

How to embrace a vegetarian life

Posted on Nov 25, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

Vegetarianism encompasses the practice of eating plant-based food (fruits, vegetables, pulses, nuts, seeds, etc.), with or without the ...

How to make a salad without leaves

Posted on Nov 24, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Do you want to be healthier by eating more fruits and vegetables? Well, many of us aren’t that ...

Breakfast for sustained energy

Posted on Nov 20, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

As November is Diabetes Month, we would like to give you accurate information on the GI of different ...

High-fibre foods

Posted on Nov 17, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Looking to add more fibre to your diet? Fibre, along with adequate fluid intake, moves quickly and relatively easily ...

Why is olive oil considered healthy?

Posted on Nov 17, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

The main type of fat found in all kinds of olive oil is monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs). MUFAs ...

How to make a pulpy fruit smoothie

Posted on Nov 15, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

With summer just around the corner, smoothie drinks are great for breakfast, lunch, or a nutritious between-meal snack. ...

7 Benefits of cherries!

Posted on Nov 10, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Cherries are not only delicious, they’re also good for you. Here are seven reasons to include them in ...

A week of easy, healthy breakfasts

Posted on Nov 10, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

A good breakfast needn’t be difficult or time-consuming. A nutritious breakfast is essential to help provide you with ...

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