Since my trip to Thailand around 2 years ago, I've been in love with Thai food with its lightly prepared dishes, rich flavors, strong aromatic components, spicy edge and fresh ingredients. Also what I love is the care being given to the food's appearance, smell and context. Simplicity at its best. Thai cuisine is one of the … Continue reading Thai Red Chicken Curry
This refreshing salad combines barley, a satisfying, nutty grain, with fresh vegetables. Flavored with fresh mint, parsley, garlic, lemon and olive oil. It's similar to tabbouleh, a Middle Eastern dish traditionally made with bulghur wheat. Try this delicious salad as a light meal all on its own, or as a wonderful accompaniment to other dishes. … Continue reading Barley Salad
Eat the rainbow for a Healthy Gut
In any human body there are around 30 trillion human cells, but our gut microbiome is an estimated 39 trillion microbial cells including bacteria, viruses and fungi that inhabit our gastrointestinal tract, and have a major influence on our metabolism, body weight, propensity to illness, immune system, appetite and mood. These microbes mostly live in … Continue reading Eat the rainbow for a Healthy Gut
Can Obesity in Women affect Fertility ?
Many studies have highlighted the link between obesity and infertility in women. For example, obesity can contribute to problems with ovulation and to irregular menstrual periods. It also contributes to a lowered response to fertility treatment and to miscarriages. Research indicates that reducing obesity improves women's reproductive health. The obesity was defined by World Health … Continue reading Can Obesity in Women affect Fertility ?
Are You Getting Enough Iodine?
Iodine is an essential nutrient naturally found in earth's soil and ocean water. It’s important to get enough iodine in our diet as it regulates our hormones, fetal development, and more. Generally, you can get enough iodine from your diet by consuming iodized salt, seafood, and certain vegetables like kelp, potatoes, lima beans and green … Continue reading Are You Getting Enough Iodine?
Sweet Potato Brownies
Sweet potatoes are the secret ingredient in this recipe, they are so delicious and great to incorporate in healthy flour-less naturally sweetened desserts. Sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamins including vitamins A and C, B6, B1, B2, and B3. They are also full of nutrients like manganese, copper, phosphorus, potassium, and fiber; all of which work … Continue reading Sweet Potato Brownies
What are Endocrine Disruptors?
There are many aspects of everyday life that can contribute to, and impact on, hormonal imbalance. This may include electronic devices, pollution, pesticides, chemical exposure, food ingredients, negative emotions and stress are just a few of hormone disruptors that can have profound effects on our hormone balance. Recognizing the dangers of hormone disruptors in the … Continue reading What are Endocrine Disruptors?
The Secrets to Healthy Ageing
Healthy ageing involves the interaction between genes, the environment, and lifestyle factors, particularly diet. Besides evaluating specific gene-environment interactions in relation to exceptional longevity, it is important to focus attention on modifiable lifestyle factors such as diet and nutrition to achieve extension of health span. Furthermore, a better understanding of human longevity and dietary patterns … Continue reading The Secrets to Healthy Ageing
White Bean Blondies
Baking with beans instead of flour adds protein to this healthy, naturally sweetened dessert! White beans are a nutritional powerhouse, as they’re packed with fiber and protein, numerous micronutrients, like folate, magnesium, copper, iron and vitamin B6. They are high in polyphenol antioxidants, which combat oxidative stress in your body protecting you against chronic illnesses, including … Continue reading White Bean Blondies
Authentic Neapolitan Pizza
Great pizza starts with the right dough! If you love making pizza at home like me, Caputo 00 Flour is the ingredient that will make the difference for pizza dough recipes. With low gluten content and higher protein, this flour provides the perfect stretch and flavor for an authentic Neapolitan pizza! Dough Ingredients 250 grams … Continue reading Authentic Neapolitan Pizza