All posts tagged: heart health

Exercise myths

We all know the importance of regular exercise. Getting enough exercise is vital for your overall health and helps improve your blood circulation, prevent obesity and aids in fighting diseases like cold & flu, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, high cholesterol and anxiety & depression to name a few. So, what counts as exercise? Well, anything

[Recipe] Low Cholesterol Fried Rice

Most Asian recipes are low in cholesterol. Most types of soya sauce, fish sauce, sweet & sour sauce and sweet chilli sauce has little to no fat, saturated fat and cholesterol. Make sure to always check the labels before buying ingredients and reduce the use of fatty meats like beef, lamb, pork and duck. Rather

[Recipe] Low Cholesterol Chicken, Leek & Mushroom Pie

This delicious recipe is easy to make and yields 4 servings. By cutting out the puff pastry you drastically lower the fat and cholesterol in this dish. Ingredients: 200g Chestnut mushrooms 200g Button mushrooms 500ml Chicken stock 2 Chicken breasts, diced 1 Leek, chopped 1 Onion, diced 500g Potatoes 2 tsp Olive oil 30g Plain

Over or Under Active Thyroid: How Ozone Therapy can help

Hypothyroidism (under active thyroid) The ability of Hypothyroidism to mimic a number of medical conditions originates in the vast functions of the thyroid hormones, which are reduced or absent in this case. The functions of thyroid hormones include modulation of carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism, vitamin utilisation, mitochondrial function, digestive process, muscle and nerve activity,

[Recipe] 7 Quick & Heart Healthy Salad Dressings

Below are a few different types of heart healthy salad dressing recipes. A serving of salad dressing should be no more than 2 tablespoons! All these recipes can be stores in the fridge for up to 1 week. Oil & Vinegar Dressing – makes 6 servings Ingredients: 8 tbsp Canola oil 4 tbsp Vinegar Method:

[Recipe] Irish Brown Bread

This delicious bread recipe is easy to make and works great with breakfast. Remember to make a large X shape on-top of the bread. This recipe makes about 24 slices. Ingredients: 2 cups Whole-wheat flour 1 1/2 cups All-purpose flour 1/2 cup Wheat germ 2 tsp Baking soda 1/4 tsp Salt 2 cups Buttermilk, low-fat

[Recipe] Tomato basil bruschetta

Something to add on to the summer BBQ or a brunch with friends. This recipe serves 6. Ingredients: 1/2 Baguette, whole grain 2 tbsp Basil, chopped 1 tbsp Parsley, chopped 2 Garlic cloves, minced 3 Tomatoes, diced 1/2 cup Fennel, diced 1 tsp Olive oil 2 tsp Balsamic vinegar 1 tsp Black pepper Method: Preheat

Good carbs vs Bad carbs

In life, there is always good and bad. Good exercise and bad exercise, good cholesterol and bad cholesterol, good food and bad food. This also goes for carbs! So, what is a carb? A carb or carbohydrate is found in starchy foods like potatoes, cereal, rice, bread and pasta. Carbs are a good form of