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By now most of us are familiar with the Mediterranean diet argument: that eating like the people of these sun-soaked and olive-oil happy nations is pretty much a sure fire way to maintain optimal health. But, in the wake of first Paleo, and then Banting diet booms, it seems that a little reminder

Although drinking water regularly throughout the day  is the best way to stay hydrated, you can also re-hydrate your body by eating certain foods. Here are the healthiest natural foods to hydrate your body and help you live a healthier life. Cucumbers Cucumbers are readily available during the summer months.

Recipe by Chef Peter Ayub, Sense of Taste – Uncomplicated Food For Every Occasion (Human & Rousseau) The story behind the bunny chow… Back in the days of the apartheid regime, there was a restaurant-cum-café called Kapitan’s on the corner of Victoria and Albert streets in Durban. The bunny chow

A new study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society, indicates a direct link between the consumption of diet soda and an increase in abdominal obesity in people 65 years of age and older. Weight gain leads to a greater risk of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease. Metabolic

Planning to surprise your family with a scrumptious brunch this Sunday? Prepare this delicious meal for them. Recipe extracted from Peter Ayub’s latest offering ‘Sense of taste- uncomplicated food for every occasion’ Serves 4-6 Wasabi Mash               1kg potatoes, peeled and cut into even

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Try this great light pasta dish for a quick and easy weekend lunch. The combination of avocado, olive and basil is delicious and you are assured of a heart-healthy meal. 250 g Dried penne 3 Avocados 3 Tablespoons extra virgin oil 4 Shallots, peeled and finely chopped Sea salt, freshly

Looking for a tasty side dish for tomorrow’s lunch?  Here is a quick, easy-to-prepare salad, which is full of healthy stuff. SERVES 2 INGREDIENTS: 1 x 180g packet mixed leaf salad 1 cup seedless grapes, rinsed 1 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced 1 cup berries (such as gooseberries or blueberries)

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In today’s electricity-reliant world we are constantly plugged in. Whether for work or pleasure, our lives, and our health practices, are dictated by electrically supplied convenience. While this has many benefits with regard to our fast-paced modern lifestyle, we often forget how the simplest of non-electrical practices can give our

The Kardashians may be a household name through their reality television shows and public exploits, but the eldest of the Kardashian clan, Kourtney, has earned her position as an inspiration and role model. The 35-year-old busy mom of three is a reality TV star, businesswoman and fashion designer, but her

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Although the U.S dietary guidelines (the government’s benchmark for nutrition) have long advised people to eat a diet rich in vegetables, particularly dark, leafy greens, it has never been prioritised. But that’s all changing. A panel of nutrition experts recruited by the Obama administration to help craft the next set