Getting The D-Molecule

Morne Botha ( Dipl. Personal Training) Photo by Bella White on Pexels.com Vitamin D is a nutrient that is essential for human health. The human body can produce vitamin D when the skin is exposed to sunlight, specifically to ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation. The process by which sunlight is converted to vitamin D in the … Continue reading Getting The D-Molecule

The Calorie Conundrum.

Morne Botha ( Dipl. Personal Training; Cert Nutrition) Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The calorie as a unit of energy measurement has its roots in the late 19th century, when scientists and researchers were looking for ways to quantify and measure the amount of energy contained in food. At that time, the calorie was defined … Continue reading The Calorie Conundrum.

10 Benefits of Light

Photo by Jonathan Petersson on Pexels.com Light is something that we often take for granted, but did you know that it has a profound impact on our overall health and well-being? From improving mood and cognitive function to boosting the immune system and preventing certain types of cancer, the benefits of light are numerous and … Continue reading 10 Benefits of Light

Salt, The Underrated Supplement

By Morne Botha ( Nat.Dipl. Personal Training., Nat.Cert In Nutrition) Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh on Pexels.com Salt, also known as sodium chloride, is often thought of as a villain when it comes to health and nutrition. Many health experts recommend limiting salt intake to lower the risk of high blood pressure and heart disease. … Continue reading Salt, The Underrated Supplement

17 Science-Based Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Written by Freydis Hjalmarsdottir, MS on October 15, 2018 Omega-3 fatty acids are incredibly important. They have many powerful health benefits for your body and brain. In fact, few nutrients have been studied as thoroughly as omega-3 fatty acids. Here are 17 health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids that are supported by science. 1. Omega-3s Can Fight … Continue reading 17 Science-Based Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

CHOCOLATE ALMOND MOUSSE

Chocolate is good for you, that is if you eat the right kind. Raw cacoa if rich in B vitamins, antioxidants and magnesium. Try this moresome guilt free Chocolate mousse. SERVES 2 Ingredients 1 banana 1/2 avocado 2 tbsp raw-cacao powder 3 fresh dates, pitted and roughly chopped 2 tbsp almond butter 1 tsp raw … Continue reading CHOCOLATE ALMOND MOUSSE

One-Pan Chicken With Green Beans & Tomatoes

Servings: 4 Ingredients 685g skinless chicken thighs 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup chicken broth 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 500ggreen beans 12 cherry tomatoes, halved Salt and pepper, to taste Method In a large saucepan, brown chicken thighs in olive oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken broth and balsamic vinegar. Cover and reduce heat, simmering … Continue reading One-Pan Chicken With Green Beans & Tomatoes

Spicy Stir-Fried Chicken and Shredded Brussels Bowls

Ingredients 1 teaspoon grapeseed or canola oil 27g 93% fat-free ground chicken 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce* 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/2 small onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated 3 cups (300g) shredded Brussels sprouts 1/2 cup (50g) shredded carrots 1/4 cup (45g) sliced red bell pepper 3/4 cup … Continue reading Spicy Stir-Fried Chicken and Shredded Brussels Bowls

FUNCTIONAL FOOD

The (Vegan!) Anti-Inflammatory, Age-Reversing Food You Should Be Eating — But Aren't William Cole, D.C., IFMCP By William Cole, D.C., IFMCP Functional Medicine Practitioner December 10, 2018 — 7:00 AM Hippocrates was right when he said that "all disease begins in the gut." In fact, you do not have to have gut symptoms to have … Continue reading FUNCTIONAL FOOD

Cranberries

Be thankful for cranberries' health benefits all year long 07:00 01/12/2018 No respectable Thanksgiving plate is without some form of cranberry, but the fruit's popularity seems to plummet the other 364 days of the year. That's a shame, nutrition experts say, because cranberries deliver a bundle of health benefits. And they're quite efficient: A cup … Continue reading Cranberries