Entries by Talia Den Dulk

5 ways to prepare your body for summer

The first day of summer is just around the corner – time to get fit and feel good about your “bikini body.” To prepare to impress, you first have to find the perfect summer body diet that works for you. It’s easy to be active when the weather gets nicer, but an easy diet can […]

Low Carb Breakfast Muffin Recipe

Try these delicious and healthy breakfast egg muffins with this simple recipe that has great taste. Low carb and high in protein. Perfect as a full meal or filling snack. Ingredients 3 Extra Large eggs 50 ml fat free milk 10 ml canola oil 1 Onion Finely chopped ½ cup spinach finely chopped 1 tomato […]

Good Carb Bad Carb – by Talia den Dulk

Good carb, bad carb and more to the point – Should Diabetics be eating carbs?  A carbohydrate is a food that when eaten, converts into blood sugar. Types of carbohydrates are whole or complex carbs like wholegrain bread, cereals, potatoes, rice, pasta, fruits and vegetables. These foods are generally healthy. On the other hand, refined carbs include cakes, biscuits, fruit juices, pastries, white bread […]

Thyroid boosting Juice recipe

Thyroid boosting smoothie   This smoothie is filled with three basic ingredients that help regulate thyroid hormones: tyrosine to boost the thyroid hormone, greens to activate the thyroid hormone, and antioxidants to reduce inflammation in the body. Now you can create your own customized thyroid smoothie, all with the click of a blender! 1 tablespoon […]

Get to know Martinette Basson

We asked Martinette Basson a few personal and interesting questions. Take a look at what she had to say… What is your philosophy in life? The best way to get something done is to begin! Life is really simple, but we often insist on making it complicated – Confucius. We need to realise that the […]

Pain Control Juice

The ginger in this oh-so-good-for-you vegetable drink will pep you up when you’re feeling a bit tired and your system is sluggish. Ingredients: 2 carrots 4 tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 tbsp lemon juice 30g fresh flat-leaf parsley 3 cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional) Small handful of crushed […]

Fighting Inflammation with food

The body responds to many diseases and injuries with inflammation. Inflammation is one of the most basic and necessary processes in the body and without a properly functioning inflammatory response, healing is compromised. Some conditions are worsened by inflammation but suppressing inflammation all the time isn’t the best path to healing. When inflammation is being […]

Get to know Liezl Compion

We asked Liezl Compion a few personal and interesting questions. Take a look at what she had to say… What is your philosophy in life? To respect and love others just as you want to be loved and respected. To see the potential in people because people are created with a purpose and calling What […]