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April 12, 2014

Traditional South African recipes with less salt

On the latest episode of the Hello Doctor show we took a look at traditional South African recipes that contain less salt than usual recipes, but are still delicious! (more…)
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April 5, 2014

Baked fish with avocado salsa

Omega 3 oils are very important for our health, and they plan an important role in the way our brains function, as well as many other body functions. It’s also been linked to healthy skin, hair and nails. Our bodies can’t produce omega 3’s, so we have to consume it. A lot of people choose to take a supplement, but there are plenty of foods which are excellent sources of these polyunsaturated fats, and oily fish such as salmon, mackerel and sardines are top of the list. Olives, avocados, nuts and seeds (especially almonds, walnuts, flaxseed and pumpkin seeds), olive…
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December 18, 2013

Low-fat Italian pasta salad

It’s not pasta which is fattening, it’s the sauce you put on top that adds unnecessary calories. Here’s a low fat pasta salad recipe with a creamy Italian dressing, which can be used on other salads too! This makes a quick and delicious summer lunch dish. Italian Pasta Salad (more…)
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December 16, 2013

Beef and lentils

If you’re taking ARV medication, it can leave you feeling sick and unable to eat much. This nutritious beef broth is easy on the stomach, plus it’s packed with essential nutrients to give you energy. (more…)
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December 13, 2013

Avocado and chicken wrap with chilli mayonnaise

Although some people avoid eating avocados because they’re relatively high in fat and calories, the truth is they’re also packed with essential nutrients and heart-healthy compounds. Avocados are delicious and versatile, and here are a couple more great reasons to include them regularly in your diet: They’re packed with carotenoids and vitamin E, which help with digestion, eye-health and “good” cholesterol levels. They’re also packed with protein and potassium, which makes them good for building muscle, promoting healing and keeping you in a good mood. They’re high fibre, so they keep you full and satiated. They also contain folate, which…
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December 2, 2013

Beef and beetroot curry

Beetroot adds a fantastic dash of colour and healthy nutrients to this spicy Indian dish. It’s perfect for cooler months, or when you feel like a hearty meal. (more…)
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