Magnesium – most important Mineral?

Modern diets are mostly Magnesium deficient…affecting the body in many ways. Most people are aware of the importance of calcium. Few are aware of the importance of it’s twin – Magnesium. Magnesium is found in high concentrations in the ‘ germ’ of plant foods – i.e. wheat germ, corn kernel, nuts and seeds. Production and […]

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Kan jy nie ophou eet nie?

Onbedaarlike lus vir soetgoed en koolhidrate? Hierdie behandeling werk! Onbedaarlike lus vir koolhidrate – soetgoed, stysel, suiker, chips ens. is dikwels die gevolg van wanorde in jou metabolisme – bloedsuiker en insulienvlakke. Hierdie behandeling (aangeheg) is ontwikkel op grond van wetenskaplike en voedingkundige beginsels om hierdie probleem aan te spreek. Dit werk! NS: Verlaagde serotinien […]

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Afrikaans: Die GI – wonderkuur of nog ‘n foefie?

Lae GI het Suid Afrika behoorlik soos ‘n koors betrek…maar een soort pilletjie help nie vir alle kwale nie… Die Glisemiese- of Glukemiese Indeks is ‘n waarde wat gegee word aan ‘n spesifieke voedselitem om ‘n indikasie te gee van hoe vinnig of stadig bloedsuikervlakke sal styg na ‘n maaltyd of na ‘n spesifieke voedselitem […]

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How much water is too much?

Around 50% of an adult’s body weight is made up of water and so one needs to ensure that the water lost during the day (via urine, sweat, and even the gut) is replaced. In other words one must remain in ‘water balance’. The amount of water one requires is determined by one’s metabolic processes […]

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Press release: Who’s behind food packaging symbols?

With so many food products claiming health benefits, one can’t help but wonder if the consumer is getting what they think they are getting… It is vital to be aware that although logos and endorsements are in theory designed to help consumers make informed decisions, this may not always hold true in practice. The bottom […]

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Is jou dieet te suur?

Basiese Beginsels van ‘n Alkalies-As Eetpatroon (Die AS verwys na die ‘reste’ nadat die voedsel volledig verteer is) Die handhawing van liggaams pH word effektief beheer deur komplekse meganismes via o.a. die niere, lewer, maagsuursekresie en asemhaling. Voldoende voedingstowwe beïnvloed egter die effektiwiteit en gemaklikheid waarmee die liggaam hierdie balans hou. Hier is ‘n paar […]

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Vir jou: meer alkaliese of meer suur kos?

Verskeie variasies bestaan t.o.v. van alkaliese en suur-as dieetaanbevelings. Die beginsel van ‘n balans in ons dieet – suur-alkaliese patroon is van breë belang. Dit is egter nie moontlik om presies te bereken hoe ‘n spesifieke kombinasie ‘n persoon se pH sal beïnvloed. Daar is ook verskeie variasies en verskillende lyste beskikbaar. Dit laat vrae […]

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Important facts about healthy eating everybody should know about.

Healthy is a vast topic. Although ‘healthy eating’ may be more complex than what most people realise, most people will benefit from taking at least some steps to make healthier food choices. 8 Important facts about healthy eating everybody should know about are: 1.The portion or serving size of foods that contain sugar/carbohydrates is important. […]

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Say yes to cheese and no to diabetes?

The French eat, and drink. Lots of wine. Lots of butter. Lots of cheese. Yet they have low rates of heart disease despite high intake of saturated fat. This is called the French Paradox This phenomenon was originally attributed to consumption of red wine and its major constituent resveratrol. However, recent studies have revealed the […]

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Everybody say CHEESE!

May I enjoy some cheese? Ask this question of your doctor, your dietician or health promoting agencies such as the Heart Foundation and you are likely to receive an answer that, in one way or another will urge you to be cautious. It’s an ‘animal’-fat’ product – high in so-called BAD saturated fat. It contains […]

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