Food & nutrition
December 2, 2016

5 foods that ruin your mood

Stop for a second before you gobble up that chocolate. Did you know that your food choices can make or break your mood? You may not realise it, but there’s a significant connection between your diet and your emotions. Wondering how? It all starts with your brain. Like any other organ in your body, your brain needs the right nutrients to function properly. Certain foods can deprive your brain of essential nutrients, which can alter your behaviour and affect your mood. Keep your mood in check by staying away from these top five mood-wrecking foods. Ask one of our doctors whether your mood is…
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October 22, 2016

Feel younger as you get older

Creams, lotions, potions, surgery and a million other beautifiers work hard to keep us younger as we get older. But, as research has long pointed out, smart living (that is, a holistic approach to ageing) will do much more for your health – and the way you look! Here are a few tips to look great forever. (more…)
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December 10, 2013

A delicious salmon recipe for Diabetics

When it comes to nutrition, diet is very important for a diabetic, and you should eat a well-balanced diet that's rich in high-fibre carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, as well as fatty fish, such as salmon and mackerel. This recipe is a perfect example of a healthy, well-balanced meal that's ideal for diabetics. Ingredients: • 4 skinless salmon fillets (around 150 grams each) • 2 cups picked watercress sprigs or baby rocket • 1 x 250g punnet cherry tomatoes - halved • 1 bunch of asparagus, cut diagonally into 4cm lengths • 1 Lebanese cucumber, peeled, halved and sliced diagonally •…
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