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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Fat – why, how much and what type to eat for better health

Unfortunately, over the last couple of years, fat as dietary component has been stigmatized. Often, instead of a modulated fat intake, exclusion has been advocated – to meet requirements of a ‘low fat’ diet. This is a sorry state of affairs as fat is vital for a myriad of physiological functions in the body. The […]

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This food can help weight loss…

The extent to which people are affected by the current obesity/diabetes/insulin resistance epidemic is a staggering 50 % of the entire population. In other words, today, every second person is likely to be overweight, will develop diabetes, and may already have insulin resistance or high blood cholesterol! That said, when YOU are the person battling […]

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Are you eating too many Anti-Omega 3 foods?

Most people are familiar with the essential fatty acid – Omega 3 and are aware that we are unable to produce this fat in our body and therefor, need to consume foods that contain Omega 3 fat. That said, few people realise the importance of avoiding ‘anti-Omega 3’ nutrients or foods. To optimally benefit from […]

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Flourless 2 Minute Bread

Are you battling to lose weight, suffer from insulin resistance or have diabetes? One of the simplest strategies to implement to help treat these conditions, is to reduce and exclude concentrated sources of refined carbohydrates. Most types of commercial bread (including the so called LOW GI options, instant breakfast cereals, refined starches such as white […]

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Gluten Free No Starch Bread

The most difficult part of making this bread is getting the flaxseeds ground. Once you’ve sorted out his issue – using either a handheld mortar and pessle or food mill, it takes only 2 minutes to prepare this bread or buy ready made flax seed meal. 10 reasons to include this bread in your diet […]

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