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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Altyd lus vir nog ‘n happie?

Small Chef Salad

Het jy al ooit gewonder waarom jy nog steeds honger is na die klein – maar ‘korrekte’ happie? En gedink oor redes  waarom die ‘kleinbordjie’ -dieet nie vir jou gewerk het nie? Honger en versadiging is heelwat meer kompleks as bloot die gedagteproses: ek moet nou ophou eet. Die proses van vertering begin reeds wanneer […]

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Zoosh up your immune system with Zinc?

Zinc is a dietary mineral – (like calcium, magnesium, iron and copper) – that is essential to our health. Humans are unable to ‘produce’ zinc and therefore regular dietary intake is necessary for health. Zinc is an important co-factor of metabolism. This means that many functions in the body depend on sufficient levels of zinc […]

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Fat! Out with the blanket statement ‘good’ and ‘bad’ !

How much and what should YOU be eating? Unfortunately, this is not a simple question to answer. Dietary fat is important for the health of every cell in our body. It is vital for normal hormone production, tissue and nerve health and it protects vital organs such as the heart, kidneys and liver from damage. […]

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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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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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Hulp vir detox en hormoonbalans!

1c

Bekostigbaar, Beskikbaar, Brokkolie Brokkolie word dikwels beskryf as ‘n ‘wonder’ voedsel. Dit is ryk aan phyto nutriënte wat swael, karetenoïede en ‘n verskeidenheid van baie kragtige anti-oksidante voorsien. Indool-3 Karbinol is tans onder die soeklig as kragtige anti-oksidant. Kankervoorkoming en selfs behandeling, hormoonbalans, immuniteit en optimale ‘detoks’ in die lewer word in dieselfde asem as […]

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