All posts tagged: sugar

[Infographic] Nutrition & Oral Health

I’m not sure how many of you will agree with me, but of all the “everyday” pain in the world, toothache is the worst. That sharp lighting-bolt-like pain that shoots into your jaw continuing into a part of your brain/ head that you never even knew was there. Those of you who have experienced this

The truth about sugar

We’ve all heard how bad processed food is for your health. But what exactly is processed food? Well, processed food is any food that was made or prepared for you in a factory or similar surroundings. So processed food is not only cold meat, soda, snacks like potato chips, candy bars and sweets. It is

[InfoGraphic] How Much Sugar Should I Eat?

These days we can’t be too sure of what we are actually eating. With the amount of preservatives, hormones, processed sugar and biologically enhanced ingredients in food, nothing is what it seems any more. That’s why it is best to stick to raw ingredients. Homemade is better than machine-made. Unfortunately, this is easier said than

[Recipe] Strawberry & Basil Ice-cream

This delicious recipe is easy to make and yields about 1 litre of ice-cream. Remember to make ice-cream in advance as it will take at least 6 hours to serving time. Ingredients: 400ml sweetened Condensed milk 150ml Evaporated milk 1 1/2 cups Whole milk 2 tbsp Sugar 1/8 tsp Salt 450g fresh Strawberries, coarsely chopped

[Recipe] Creamy Mashed Cauliflower

This delicious recipe works great for people suffering from high cholesterol or who are looking to tune down the calories. Each serving contains about 3mg cholesterol and 106 calories. Servings: 4 Preparation: 15 min Total time: 30 min Ingredients: 1 head Cauliflower, cut into cubes (8 cups needed) 4 Cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 1/3

46 Sneaky Names for Sugar

These days, sugar can be found in almost anything. Over the past 50 years the sugar content in beverages, food and sweets have more than doubled. We consume on average 68-77 kg of refined sugar annually. We consume on average, 500 calories more than we should daily due to hidden sugar in our food. Sugar

[Recipe] Delicious Pancakes with Applesauce

This delicious pancake recipe yields about 10 pancakes and contains about 74 calories per pancake. Enjoy this recipe with the whole family. Ingredients: 1 cup Cake flour 1 tsp Baking soda 1/8 tsp Salt 2 tbsp Toasted wheat germ 1 cup Buttermilk, non-fat 1/4 cup Unsweetened applesauce 2 tsp Vegetable oil 1 large Egg, lightly

[Recipe] Fresh Berries with Maple Cream

This delicious dessert is perfect for all diabetics and non-diabetics. This recipe serves 4 and contains about 140 calories per serving. Ingredients: 3/4 cup Fat-free sour cream 1/4 cup Maple syrup 1 cup Blueberries, fresh 1 1/2 cups Raspberries, fresh Method: In a small mixing bowl combine the sour cream and maple syrup. Whisk well.

[Recipe] Seared Chicken with Avocado

This recipe is perfect for any diabetic looking for a delicious dinner recipe. This recipe yields 4 servings and takes about 30 minutes to prepare. One serving contains about 221 Calories. Ingredients: 1 1/2 tsp Blackened seasoning 4 Chicken breast, skinless & de-boned 1 tsp Olive oil 1 diced Avocado 2 tbsp Fresh cilantro, chopped

We eat less healthy than we think

How many times have you heard someone say; or ever found yourself saying; “I eat very healthy, why am I gaining weight?” or “Why am I not loosing weight?”. Well, the answer to that is quite easy. You’re eating wrong! 80% of all people who count their calories, count them wrongly or even leave out