Insulin Resistance affects millions of people worldwide – you may be one of them.

Is your waistline expanding?  Do you feel like eating sweets all the time? You may be insulin resistant! Do you often or constantly feel tired? Are you battling to lose weight – especially around your waist. Do you have a family history of diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure? Yes – these may be signs […]

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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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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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The GI – friend or foe?

What is the Glycemic index (GI)? The Glycemic Index (GI) ranks carbohydrate containing foods according to the effect that they have on blood sugar levels. Foods with a GI of under 55 are classified as low GI, their energy (sugar) is released more slowly. Low GI food choices are recommended for people with diabetes, slimmers’ […]

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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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Anti-Boep exercise without lifting a finger…

One of the reasons why unstable blood sugar levels, as a result of incorrect dietary choices, insulin resistance, diabetes, stress, lack of sleep etc. result in obesity, is that the these conditions result in an inability of cells to use sugar energy effectively. This in turn results in lipo-genesis in the liver and fat storage […]

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Afrikaans: Is daar nog voedingstowwe in ons groente?

Dikwels hoor ‘n mens mens die stelling dat voedsels vandag nie meer dieselfde voedingswaarde het as ‘n paar jaar gelede nie. Die stelling is egter onwaar. Mense vra my ook dikwels of die groente in winterbredies – wat so lekker is as dit koud is – nog enige voedingswaarde het? Die antwoord lê in PHYTONUTRIËNTE […]

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The power of ALMONDS

Nut consumption may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Recent research from the University of Purdue in the US investigated the effect of eating almonds at breakfast on blood sugar response, satiety and how much food was consumed at a next meal in people with impaired blood glucose response(pre-diabetes). They saw that eating […]

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