Chia seeds may be tiny, but they pack a serious punch of nutrition, from fibre to protein to omega-3 fatty acids. And what better meal to enjoy them at than breakfast?
These chia seed breakfast ideas will give you that much-needed boost in the morning for all-day energy. Enjoy!
Three ways to enjoy chia seeds at breakfast
#1: Vanilla and cinnamon chia pudding
2 cups van... ››› Read more
For centuries, people around the world have been using ginger to add a kick to their favourite foods and as a remedy for colds, motion sickness and arthritis pain. Now, it looks like ginger has benefits for your blood sugar levels, too.
A recent study conducted by researchers at Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences in Yazd, Iran, showed that ginger can lower blood sugar n people with ... ››› Read more
There's no way around it - feeling fatigued sucks! Characterised by extreme exhaustion and fuzzy thinking, fatigue affects more than one million people in the United States Alone, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center.
While there's no cure for the feeling of blah-ness, eating the right foods can go a long way towards keeping symptoms at bay. In fact, over time, small dietary c... ››› Read more
According to the National Cancer Registry, the lifetime risk for prostate cancer in men in South Africa is one in 18.
While these statistics are scary, the good news is that prostate cancer tools and treatments are becoming more advanced by the minute!
The latest tool that researchers have developed is a validated genetic tool to predict aggressive prostate cancer onset. Read on to learn al... ››› Read more
Do season just about everything you eat with salt? Well, you might want to do away with that habit - according to a new animal study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, a high-salt diet could directly lead to Alzheimer's disease.
The study also showed an association between a diet rich in salt and cognitive impairment, dementia risk and reduced blood flow in regions of the brain that ... ››› Read more
Everyone knows that skimping on fruits and vegetables, skipping breakfast and eating too much protein are big weight-loss mistakes. But these aren't the only things that can stop you from achieving slim-down success…
As it turns out, there are a few sneakier slip-ups to avoid, too. They might seem like small mistakes, but over time, they can add up and cause you to pile on those kilos! Read o... ››› Read more
Do you workouts leave your muscles sore and cranky? Then you might want to try omega-3 fish oil. Brimming with omega-3 fatty acids, omega-3 fish oil is renowned for its ability to relieve inflammation and accelerate the healing process.
In fact, for many years, people have been using omega-3 fish oil for many years to treat exercise-related muscle soreness, nerve damage cause by accident or inj... ››› Read more
A high-protein diet has proven to be one of the best diets for weight loss. But upping your protein intake isn't always easy - especially not at breakfast time.
Luckily, we've got some fantastic high-protein breakfast ideas up our sleeves. Whether you like sweet or savoury, vegan or paleo, on-the-go or sitting down, comforting or exotic, there's sure to be something you'll love on this list!
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Here's an interesting fact: Every cell in your brain can form a tumour. When you consider this along with the fact that your brain interprets information from every other part of your body, it makes sense why the list of brain tumour signs and symptoms encompasses just about anything.
That being said, brain tumour symptoms will depend largely on the location of the tumour. For example, if you h... ››› Read more
Approximately 32 million people around the world suffer from eczema, an itchy inflammation of the skin. If this includes you, we're sure you'd do just about anything to get rid of the scaly, red patches!
While topical steroids are a great treatment for the skin condition, they can sometimes cause undesirable side effects.
The good news is that there are a handful of natural remedies for ecz... ››› Read more
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